Beef Production Management and Decisions

Beef Production Management and Decisions

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For junior/senior level courses in Beef Production and Management. Based on the most recent scientific, demographic and financial data available, Beef Production and Management Decisions, Fifth Edition examines the biological, ecological, financial, and marketing issues impacting the beef industry today. Harnessing the authors' industry and academic experience, the text explores the demographics, structure, challenges and segments of the industry from a balanced point of view. A must for any professional library, this paperback edition includes concepts of beef quality assurance and devotes chapters to the management of information, the traditions of the business and the future of the more

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  • Paperback | 682 pages
  • 203.2 x 248.9 x 22.9mm | 1,270.07g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0131198386
  • 9780131198388
  • 1,998,171

Table of contents

1. An Overview of the U.S. Beef Industry 2. Retail Beef Products and Consumers 3. Management Systems: Integrated and Holistic Resource Management 4. Management Decisions for Seedstock Breeders 5. Commercial Cow-Calf Management Decisions 6. Yearling-Stocker Management Decisions 7. Feedlot Management Decisions 8. Concentration, Integration, and Alliances in the Beef Industry 9. The Marketing System 10. The Global Beef Industry 11. Reproduction 12. Genetics and Breeding 13. Cattle Breeds 14. Nutrition 15. Managing Forage Resources 16. Herd Health 17. Growth, Development, and Beef Cattle Type 18. Cattle Behavior, Facilities, and Equipmentshow more

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