Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle
Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle is the go-to reference for new and experienced cattle ranchers, providing expert advice on everything from breed selection, calving, feeding, and housing, to humane handling and slaughter practices.
The 3rd edition, now with 125,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features:
* Up-to-the-minute coverage of diseases and vaccination options
* Complete information on raising grass-fed animals
* How to identify and deal with toxic pasture plants
Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.
Praise for the book:
"I found your book to be the Bible for raising beef cattle, and will continue to refer to it while running our 160-head organic beef operation." - Jonathan, Plainfield, IN
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Breeds and Genetics An Overview
Handling and Behavior of Beef Cattle
Issues in Buying and Selling
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