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Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle

Heather Smith Thomas

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/1/2005)

Description

Raising a cow for milk or beef can be a satisfying, rewarding, and even entertaining enterprise. Veteran rancher Heather Smith Thomas helps you develop your cattle-farming vision, providing expert advice on choosing the appropriate animal for your needs and budget. With detailed profiles of breed attributes and in-depth coverage of issues like conformation, disposition, and milk or meat yield, this guide will give even the newest farmer the knowledge and confidence to start a successful cattle-raising operation.


Praise For Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle

“…will help inexperienced farmers select the breed that is best-suited for their goals.”

– Angus Journal

 

“With the information in this book you can reap the pleasures and rewards of using your land to raise healthy, happy and productive animals.” – American Small Farm

 

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580175968, 288pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2005



About the Author

Heather Smith Thomas has written extensively on animal health care, authoring thousands of articles and 24 books on the subject. Her books include Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Essential Guide to Calving, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy CattleThe Cattle Health Handbook, The Horse Conformation Handbook, Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses, Storey’s Guide to Training Horses, and Stable Smarts. She raises cattle and horses on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho.