How to Raise Cattle: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised

How to Raise Cattle: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised

by Philip Hasheider
     
 

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No matter if your goal is to raise one cow or a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this revised and updated guidebook will tell you all you need to know. Philip Hasheider returns in this second edition of How to Raise Cattle to guide readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end. With more than 200 color photographs,

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No matter if your goal is to raise one cow or a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this revised and updated guidebook will tell you all you need to know. Philip Hasheider returns in this second edition of How to Raise Cattle to guide readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end. With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to cover all aspects for anyone interested in raising their own herd.

 
Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:

  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets

 
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization—formerly known as Future Farmers of America—has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in over 7,000 chapters in all 50 states, as well as more than 5,000,000 alumni around the country.
 
The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Agricultural Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.
 
Author Philip Hasheider raises cattle on a farm with his wife and children in rural Sauk City, Wisconsin.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760343807
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
01/21/2013
Series:
FFA Series
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
606,218
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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