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Discusses a wide range of species and topics, showing step-by-step how to perform the skills and techniques essential for those in animal management. Taking a hands-on approach, it reflects the author’s authoritative experience and emphasizes how to maintain and maximize an animal’s well-being and productivity. Over 800 illustrations, external parts and skeletal drawings, and new photographs offer readers a close look at each species and each livestock management technique. Features chapters on beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, livestock restraint and herd health. Covers all aspects of each species from breeding and conception through their complete lifecycle. Recommends techniques that are best for both the livestock manager and the animal. Provides cautionary notes at appropriate danger points with each step-by-step procedure. Follows a predictable format that includes an introduction to each technique, lists of necessary equipment, a discussion of required restraint, cautionary notes at appropriate danger points, a description of the normal recovery sequence, and a discussion of postprocedural management.  Excellent for those involved in livestock management.

Table of Contents

1.      Livestock Restraint Techniques

2.      Beef Cattle Management Techniques

3.      Cattle Management Techniques

4.      Dairy Cattle Management Techniques

5.      Swine Management Techniques

6.      Horse Management Techniques

7.      Sheep Management Techniques

8.      Goat Management Techniques

9.      Poultry Management Techniques

10.  Animal Health Management

 

APPENDICES

GLOSSARY

INDEX

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780131189331
Author:
Battaglia, Richard A.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Livestock
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.3 x 1.1 in 1379 gr

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Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General

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