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  • Raising beef cattle for dummies
  • 點閱:29
  • 作者: by Scott Royer and Nikki Royer
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons Inc.
  • 出版年:c2012
  • 集叢名:--For dummies
  • ISBN:9780470930618; 9781118089132
  • 格式:PDF

The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle
Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of raising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experienced farmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the tools needed to increase the quantity and quality of your farm's output and maintain a healthy herd.
 
Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies is the go-to resource for aspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health, handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment and supplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyone interested in raising cattle should have.
 

Advice on which beef cattle breeds to rear
The prevention and treatment of common diseases
Caring for pregnant heifers and calving procedures
Dietary specifications dependent on breed
Guidance on humane management
Creating an open and safe pasture habitat
If you're an aspiring cattle farmer looking to begin raising cattle or an established raiser interested in expanding your herd, Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies has you covered.


Nikki and Scott Royer, graduates of the Purdue University School of Agriculture, raise cattle on their diversified family farm in Indiana. In addition to raising the calves from their own cow herd, the Royers also purchase and finish feeder cattle from other producers.

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • What You’re Not to Read(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第3頁)
    • How This Book Is Organized(第3頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第5頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第5頁)
  • Part I: Getting to Know Beef Cattle(第7頁)
    • Chapter 1: The Rewards and Responsibilities of Raising Beef Cattle(第9頁)
    • Chapter 2: Bovine Basics: Understanding Cattle Terminology and Anatomy(第23頁)
    • Chapter 3: From Angus to Zebu: Looking at Beef Cattle Breeds and Traits(第35頁)
  • Part II: Preparing to Bring Home the Beef(第53頁)
    • Chapter 4: Home on the Range: Preparing Your Facilities(第55頁)
    • Chapter 5: Chow Time: Planning Your Feeding Program(第79頁)
    • Chapter 6: Exploring Pasture, Manure, and Water Management(第107頁)
    • Chapter 7: Choosing and Buying Cattle(第127頁)
  • Part III: Cattle Handling, Health, and Breeding(第145頁)
    • Chapter 8: Understanding and Properly Handling Cattle(第147頁)
    • Chapter 9: Keeping Your Cattle Healthy(第165頁)
    • Chapter 10: Addressing Common Cattle Ailments(第191頁)
    • Chapter 11: Breeding Cows and Caring for Pregnant Females(第213頁)
    • Chapter 12: Looking After Calves Young and Old(第241頁)
  • Part IV: Realizing Your Cattle Business Potential(第261頁)
    • Chapter 13: Turning Your Extra Pastures into a Money-Making Business(第263頁)
    • Chapter 14: Showing and Selling Cattle(第275頁)
    • Chapter 15: Managing Your Beef Business(第293頁)
  • Part V: The Part of Tens(第311頁)
    • Chapter 16: Ten Common Mistakes to Avoid When Raising Cattle(第313頁)
    • Chapter 17: Ten (or so) Bizarre Bovine Behaviors . . . and What They Mean(第321頁)
  • Index(第327頁)
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