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    DescriptionA few head of cattle or a large herd, a small farm or vast ranch, dairy cows or beef: Whatever your circumstances or objective, if you want to raise cattle, this book tells you all you need to know. A primer for the new farmer and a refresher for the veteran, "How to Raise Cattle" guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end--from choosing the right breed to providing proper feed and shelter, and from the concerns of health care to the finer points of breeding and marketing. Clearly written and illustrated with helpful examples, the book covers beef and dairy enterprises large and small, conventional and organic. It will prove the essential resource for todays cattle farmer.


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    Title
    How to Raise Cattle
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Hasheider
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 191
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 267 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780760328026
    ISBN 10: 0760328021
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27650
    Libri: I-TE
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A70010000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 636.2
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF197 .H37 2007
    Thema V1.0: TVH
    Illustrations note
    200 Colour 200 and 50 black and white
    Publisher
    Motorbooks International
    Imprint name
    Motorbooks International
    Publication date
    15 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Wisconsin
    Author Information
    Philip Hasheider lives on a farm with his wife and children in rural Sauk City, Wisconsin.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 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 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 Ag. Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.
    Review quote
    Midwest" Book Review", July 2007"Rural library holdings or college-level collections strong in agricultural sciences will find it a top primer introducing the topic."
    Back cover copy
    No matter if your goal is to raise a few head or a large herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. How to Raise Cattle: Everything You Need to Know" guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end--from choosing the right breed and providing proper feed and shelter to the concerns of health care and the finer points of breeding and marketing. 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 breeds and obtain cattle- House and feed cattle- Manage your herd and keep it healthy- Breeding programs- 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 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 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 Ag. 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.