The How to Raise Cattle: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

The How to Raise Cattle: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Philip Hasheider
     
 

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Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. The FFA Guide to Raising Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end, sharing valuable information about facilities, enclosures, breeds, production systems,

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Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. The FFA Guide to Raising Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end, sharing valuable information about facilities, enclosures, breeds, production systems, stocking guidelines, feeding, reproduction, nutrient management, husbandry, marketing, milk, and exit strategies.

 With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to detail all aspects of cattle farming for anyone interested in raising their own herds. 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
 This comprehensive look at the life of a cattle rancher, reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business. With step-by-step photos, worksheets, and a list of available resources, The FFA Guide to Raising Cattle will help you and your cattle enjoy health and prosperity.

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610586764
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
01/15/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,108,086
File size:
53 MB
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