Storey's Guide to Raising Beef CattleBook - 2009
Whether you're raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behavior while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you'll also find advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2009.
Edition: New ed.
Branch Call Number: 636.213 Thomas
Characteristics: x, 340 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.