Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, 3rd Edition Book Details:

Author : Heather Smith Thomas

Release : 2009-10-28

ISBN-13 : 1603424547

Page : 340

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.