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Heather Smith Thomas, a lifelong cattle rancher and author of several previous books for more experienced farmers, offers a succinct laypersons guide to the basics of raising a small herd of cattle, whether for meat or dairy products. She outlines organic and natural farming methods and covers all the information needed to get started and be successful.

Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle
encourages new and beginning farmers to start small and start right. Thomas explains the basics of selecting and raising a calf, along with feeding, shelter, and care guidelines. She covers breeding and calving, as well as tips for managing a herd through the seasons. There is basic health care information for preventing disease and addressing common ailments. For those raising beef cattle, Thomas offers guidelines for butchering; for those raising dairy cattle, there are step-by-step guidelines on milking.

About the Author

Heather Smith Thomas raises horses and cattle on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho. She writes for numerous horse magazines and is the author of seven books, including Storey's Guide to Raising Horsesand Storey's Guide to Training Horses.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580175968
Author:
Robins, James
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Illustrator:
Robins, James
Author:
Thomas, Heather Smith
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Beef cattle
Subject:
Dairy cattle
Subject:
Business & Economics-Industries - Agribusiness
Subject:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Small Business
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6.06 x 0.69 in 1.06 lb

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