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No matter if your goal is to raise one cow or a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this revised and updated guidebook will tell you all you need to know. Philip Hasheider returns in this second edition of How to Raise Cattle to guide readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end. With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to cover all aspects for anyone interested in raising their own herd.
 
Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:
  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets
 
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization—formerly known as Future Farmers of America—has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in over 7,000 chapters in all 50 states, as well as more than 5,000,000 alumni around the country.
 
The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Agricultural Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.
 
Author Philip Hasheider raises cattle on a farm with his wife and children in rural Sauk City, Wisconsin.

 

 

Synopsis:

Whether you want to raise one cow or own a larger herd, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook details all aspects of raising dairy or beef cattle.

Synopsis:

Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end, sharing valuable information about facilities, enclosures, breeds, production systems, stocking guidelines, feeding, reproduction, nutrient management, husbandry, marketing, milk, and exit strategies.
 
With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to detail all aspects of cattle farming for anyone interested in raising their own herds. Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:
  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets
 
This comprehensive look at the life of a cattle rancher, reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business. With step-by-step photos, worksheets, and a list of available resources, How to Raise Cattle will help you and your cattle enjoy health and prosperity.

 

Synopsis:

Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end. With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to detail all aspects of cattle farming.
 
Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:
  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets

 

About the Author

Author Philip Hasheider (Sauk City, WI) raises cattle on a farm with his wife and children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Chapter 1
An Introduction to Raising Cattle
Chapter 2
Getting Started—Farm and Cattle
Chapter 3
Beef Production Systems—What’s Your Plan?
Chapter 4
Stock and-Start-up Guidelines
Chapter 5
Reproduction—Replenishing Your Beef Herd
Chapter 6
Nutrient Management, Husbandry, and Marketing
Chapter 7
Dairy Cattle and Production
Chapter 8
Exit Strategies—How to End a Beef or Dairy Enterprise
Appendix 1: Realities of Rural Residency
Appendix 2: Resources Available to You
Appendix 3: Breed and Association Addresses
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760343807
Author:
Hasheider, Philip
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
dairy cows
Subject:
beef cows
Subject:
Farming
Edition Description:
Second, Updated and Revised
Series:
FFA
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
255 color photos
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

Related Subjects

Business » General
Pets » General
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Beef and Dairy
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

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"Synopsis" by ,
Whether you want to raise one cow or own a larger herd, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook details all aspects of raising dairy or beef cattle.
"Synopsis" by , Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end, sharing valuable information about facilities, enclosures, breeds, production systems, stocking guidelines, feeding, reproduction, nutrient management, husbandry, marketing, milk, and exit strategies.
 
With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to detail all aspects of cattle farming for anyone interested in raising their own herds. Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:
  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets
 
This comprehensive look at the life of a cattle rancher, reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business. With step-by-step photos, worksheets, and a list of available resources, How to Raise Cattle will help you and your cattle enjoy health and prosperity.

 

"Synopsis" by ,
Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you need to know. How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from beginning to end. With more than 200 color photographs, the book covers conventional, sustainable, and organic farming practices to detail all aspects of cattle farming.
 
Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:
  • Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
  • House and feed cattle
  • Manage your herd and keep it healthy
  • Breed your herd
  • Deliver and raise calves
  • Show cattle at fairs and club meets

 

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