Essential Guide to Calving: Giving Your Beef or Dairy Herd a Healthy Start

Essential Guide to Calving: Giving Your Beef or Dairy Herd a Healthy Start

by Heather Smith Thomas
     
 

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Whether you keep a single milk cow or care for a large herd, you’ll benefit from this comprehensive guide to calving. With expert advice gained from decades of hands-on experience, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to effectively handle a variety of common situations likely to arrive before, during, and after calving. From spotting pregnancy issues and

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Whether you keep a single milk cow or care for a large herd, you’ll benefit from this comprehensive guide to calving. With expert advice gained from decades of hands-on experience, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to effectively handle a variety of common situations likely to arrive before, during, and after calving. From spotting pregnancy issues and monitoring routine births to easing difficult deliveries and treating postpartum complications, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to safely handle a wide variety of calving procedures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580177061
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/30/2008
Pages:
325
Sales rank:
210,962
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Heather Smith Thomas raises cattle and horses on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho. She is the author of 10 books and thousands of articles on animal health care. Her books include Essential Guide to Calving, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle, and Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle.

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