The Family Cow

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Garden Way Pub., 1976 - Technology & Engineering - 262 pages
14 Reviews

This is the essential guide for anyone who wants to keep a cow. Fully illustrated chapters provide comprehensive information on buying, handling, feeding, milking, calving, nutrition, health care, breeds, growing feed crops, and more.

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User Review  - Marianne Butler - Goodreads

This has a lot of good information, but it's not practical enough. I didn't feel confident that owning a cow would be possible without a history of owning them in the past. It left me terrified and ... Read full review

Review: The Family Cow

User Review  - Goodreads

This has a lot of good information, but it's not practical enough. I didn't feel confident that owning a cow would be possible without a history of owning them in the past. It left me terrified and ... Read full review

About the author (1976)

Author Dirk van Loon has written two Storey books, The Family Cow and Small-Scale Pig Raising. He publishes a monthly newspaper for small-scale rural producers called Rural Delivery. Dirk is a graduate of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University and now lives in Nova Scotia.

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