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Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies

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The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of raising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experienced farmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the tools needed to increase the quantity and quality of your farm's output and maintain a healthy herd. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies is the go-to resource for aspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health, handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment and supplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyone interested in raising cattle should have. Advice on which beef cattle breeds to rear The prevention and treatment of common diseases Caring for pregnant heifers and calving procedures Dietary specifications dependent on breed Guidance on humane management Creating an open and safe pasture habitat If you're an aspiring cattle farmer looking to begin raising cattle or an established raiser interested in expanding your herd, Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies has you covered.

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition

Author : Heather Smith Thomas
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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.

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 4th Edition

Author : Heather Smith Thomas
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Whether a farmer is raising one cow or a herd, Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle is the most reliable reference for ensuring a successful, healthy cattle operation. In this fully updated, full-color fourth edition, long-time cattle rancher and author Heather Smith Thomas explains every aspect of bovine behavior and provides expert guidance on breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, pasture, and health care. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals, there is also advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for selling beef.

Animal Husbandry for Dummies

Author : Biden Dum Ph D
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Learn how chickens, pigs, sheep, cows, and other livestock should be taken care of. A different animal is devoted to each chapter of this completely illustrated book, and you can learn not only how to take care of them, but also what kinds of things you can get from them.Cows, chickens, ducks, goats, pigs, rabbits, and sheep: different farm animals and how to keep them: Detailed guidance on each animal's care, handling, feeding, health and safety, including breeding and raising young animalsBreed profiles of the most common varieties, from the Red Chicken of Rhode Island to the Goat KikoTroubleshooting and warding off pathogens, parasites and predators from possible problemsBounty sales tips, with suggestions for eggs, milk, fiber, beef, lamb, pork, and more.Eggs, poultry, milk, wool, fur, feathers, and some invaluable bucolic bliss: What is a hobby farm without a small flock or herd (or a few)? Expertise gained from years of keeping animals for fun and benefit in this book.If you want a small herd peppering the field or a microflock flapping around the hen house or pond, this information-packed volume contains everything a Animal husbandry for dummies farmer needs to know about farm animals! This book offers the experience farmers with a detailed manual for the collection, treatment and breeding of animals.Get the comprehensive guidance you need to welcome each type of livestock onto your farm and into your life, with Animal Husbandry for Dummies !

Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies

Author : Scott Royer
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The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattle Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in theUnited States and around the world, and it will only grow larger asthe demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef CattleFor Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects ofraising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experiencedfarmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the tools needed toincrease the quantity and quality of your farm's output andmaintain a healthy herd. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies is the go-to resource foraspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health,handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment andsupplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyoneinterested in raising cattle should have. Advice on which beef cattle breeds to rear The prevention and treatment of common diseases Caring for pregnant heifers and calving procedures Dietary specifications dependent on breed Guidance on humane management Creating an open and safe pasture habitat If you're an aspiring cattle farmer looking to begin raisingcattle or an established raiser interested in expanding your herd,Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies has you covered.

The Complete Guide to Beef Cattle Farming

Author : Morris Halliburton
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Practical how to advice for raising beef cattle on virtually any farm, large or small! The Complete Guide to Beef Cattle Farming will help you To Discover How to Become a Beef Cattle Farmer. Raising beef cattle on a small scale is a popular and growing enterprise. The Complete Guide to Beef Cattle Farming delivers up to date, thorough introduction to all aspects of raising and caring for beef cattle, including choosing and purchasing, facilities and equipment, and proper nutrition. The Complete Guide to Beef Cattle Farming provides authoritative, detailed information to make your start into a new venture of raising beef cattle much easier This book will become your hands on guide to modern beef cattle farming. It covers things like; What Makes A Cattle Breed, Understanding Beef Cattle Prices, Beef Cattle marketing, Raising Beef Cattle For Profit, Developing a Herd, Grass Fed Beef Cattle, Miniature Beef Cattle, Bull Selection, Beef Cattle Genetics, Beef cattle Health Care and much more. Have you been thinking about raising hormone free beef for your family? Have a few acres and need something to eat the grass? This comprehensive, practical guide gives you expert advice on all aspects of breeding, raising and caring for beef cattle. Whether you're interested in beef cattle another source of income, as companion animals or a source for healthier meat for your family, you'll find all the latest information on facilities and equipment, feeding, health care, breeding, and much more. Do you speak cattle? The Complete Guide to Beef Farming has more than 30 pages of terms related to the beef cattle industry. You'll be up to speed with your "Cattle Speak" in no time. With help from this book you can Discover How to Become a Beef Cattle Farmer.

Abosolute Guide To Raising Beef Cattle

Author : James Brandon, PH D
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Have you been wondering how you can handle something as daunting as a cattle rearing facility? If so, then you've come to the right place. This Abosolute Guide To Raising Beef Cattle, Cows, Calves, Bulls, Steers, and Heifers in Your Backyard or on a Small Farm is exactly what you need. Abosolute Guide To Raising Beef Cattle is the go-to resource for aspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health, handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment and supplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyone interested in raising cattle should have. Advice on which beef cattle breeds to rear The prevention and treatment of common diseases Caring for pregnant heifers and calving procedures Dietary specifications dependent on breed Guidance on humane management Creating an open and safe pasture habitat Learn about how to purchase, house, feed, breed, record, and butcher animals of all types as well as how to gather milk, use goats and cows for maintaining your fields, and keep records of births and selling babies.

Raising Beef Cattle

Author : Dion Rosser
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If you want to learn how to raise beef cattle successfully, then keep reading... Have you been looking for a resource that will take you through the ins and outs of raising cattle from start to finish? Have you been wondering how you can handle something as daunting as a cattle rearing facility? If so, then you've come to the right place. This book, Raising Beef Cattle: An Essential Guide to Raising Cows, Calves, Bulls, Steers, and Heifers in Your Backyard or on a Small Farm is exactly what you need. In this book, you will: Learn why raising beef cattle is a profitable venture. Discover 12 things you'll be shocked to learn about cows. Be exposed to the facilities and equipment you'll need to run a beef cattle outfit. Learn the breeds and how to choose the best cattle for your herd. Discover why cattle behave the way they do and how you can make that work to your advantage. Learn how to keep your herd healthy and happy. Learn the techniques required to handle the members of your cattle family. Master the art of milking your beef cows (yes, beef cattle produce milk). Learn what you need to know about successful breeding and calving. Learn how to care for pregnant members of the herd and their newborn calves. Get loads of tips on how to run a successful cattle rearing business. This book is an important tool for you if you are looking to start a cattle rearing business. Even if you've been in the business for a while, you'll still find gems in this book that will help you overcome unforeseen obstacles. Get this book now and start (or continue) your journey to successful beef cattle rearing!

How to Raise Cattle

Author : Philip Hasheider
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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

The Complete Guide to Grass Fed Cattle

Author : Jacob M. Bennett
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Raising cattle in the 21st century can be a complicated process. Starting with the way you feed your cattle, you need to know exactly what is best both for your animals and the milk and meat they produce. With the public conscious slowly turning more toward organic food choices, there are numerous reasons why deciding to grass feed your animals can be not only an effective means of feeding your cattle, but also a way to make more money in the long run. This book will guide you through the process of knowing exactly how to switch your methods to effectively raise your cattle on grass feed. You will learn the essential basics of raising your cattle with natural feed and care sources, including how the farming shift in this millennium has changed how things are done. You will learn the various differences between raising cattle for milk and meat production and what you can expect from your cattle. You will learn how to improve your overall farm efficiency while ensuring natural feeding, and how to start analyzing your soil to better improve your livestock and their lifestyle. You will learn the basics of breeding, heredity, the environment you should raise your livestock, and what feed requirements your animals all require. Dozens of interviews have been conducted with top small farmers and cattle experts and their insight have been included here to help you learn how to properly house your cattle and rear their young. You will learn the basics of cattle health care and what you can expect from your livestock. Finally, you will learn some of the most common misconceptions about raising cattle and how you can overcome them. This book, for anyone seeking to raise cattle on grass, is ideal for getting a small farm started or renovating an existing farm. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

Raising Beef Cattle

Author : Dr Olivier Michael
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Raising Beef Cattle is the most reliable reference for ensuring a successful, healthy cattle operation Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef Cattle provides you with an introduction to all aspects of raising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experienced farmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the tools needed to increase the quantity and quality of your farm's output and maintain a healthy herd.Raising Beef Cattle is the go-to resource for aspiring cattle farmers. With important information on health, handling, and breeding, and detailed coverage of equipment and supplies, it is teeming with useful information that anyone interested in raising cattle should have.

People on the Farm

Author : United States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Governmental and Public Affairs
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A Guide to Raising Beef Cattle

Author : Heather Smith Thomas
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A guide to beef cattle covers topics such as buying and selling, breeding, calving, feeding, health care, herding, and behavior

Raising Beef Big Book

Author : Javier Caveness
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Beef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow in the United States and around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. In this Cattle Raising Book, you will discover: √ Considering Salad bar beef - The salad bar beef opportunity - Why salad bar beef? And so much more √ Developing the salad bar - Family background - Getting started And so much more! √ Harvesting the salad bar - Grazing philosophy - Matching seasons, nutrition and grass And so much more! √ Maintaining the salad bar √ Marketing the salad bar √ Extending the salad bar And so much more! If you're an aspiring cattle farmer looking to begin raising cattle or an established raiser interested in expanding your herd, this book has you covered.

Backyard Farming Raising Cattle for Dairy and Beef

Author : Kim Pezza
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YOUR BACKYARD FARMING EXPERIENCE BEGINS HERE! Whether for milk or beef, cattle are among the most versatile livestock for your new homestead. Backyard Farming: Raising Cattle is your expert guide to successfully keeping and caring for your herd. A comprehensive primer for first-time beef and dairy cow owners, Raising Cattle includes detailed illustrations and informative photographs that help introduce these animals to your backyard farm, whether you plan to raise a single cow or bull, or an entire herd. Raising Cattle covers a broad range of ownership and care issues from selecting the right breeds and numbers for your wants and needs, housing and land requirements, breeding and raising new calves, and keeping your animals happy and healthy, to enjoying your very own farm-fresh milk, beef, and more. With Raising Cattle, you will: • Learn to understand and appreciate these essential livestock investments • Build efficient housing for your cows to minimize your workload • Prepare and care for this unique herd animal, opening up new possibilities for your backyard farm • Learn to milk your dairy cows and prepare it for sale or personal use • Discover a variety of delicious homestead recipes …and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you achieve success with your cattle. Raising Cattle is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Raising Beef Cattle for Beginner s Guide

Author : Carson Wyatt
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Are you new to raising beef cattle, and don't know exactly where to start? Don't feel like reading over 300 pages right now, but just want to get the basic grasp of what beef cattle farming entails and the potential it can make for you and your family? Then, this is the book for you! It's can be overwhelming and exciting to take on such an undertaking task such as beef cattle, but this book gets you up to speed on all the basics, and what you need to get started, without the extra fluff you don't have time to read.

Raising Beef Cattle

Author : Nicky Parnell
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Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see "BONUS: Your FREE Gift" chapter after the conclusion. Raising Beef Cattle (FREE Bonus Included)20 Useful Tips on How to Start a Cattle Farm and Make Money Raising Beef Cattle For most homesteaders, the raising of domesticated animals assumes a pivotal part in the home based economy. The types of domesticated animals which you incorporate all alone place may be dictated by your atmosphere, the measure of the property, nourishment sources accessible, the accessible business sector if you offer a few animals, and simply your own inclination. It is now and again contended that you can purchase the greater part of your meat including beef, chicken, pork, sheep, rabbit, and so forth, far less expensive than you can raise it. While this may be genuine when talking as far as cash alone, different elements must be considered when talking about the beef which is going to be produced later. In this book you will learn the following things by following which you can easily make profit by successfully raising beef cattle: Why you need to raise beef cattle? Know about how to raise beef cattle in a better way? Things you need to raise cattle Tips for successfully earning profit by raising your own beef cattle Download your E book "Raising Beef Cattle: 20 Useful Tips on How to Start a Cattle Farm and Make Money Raising Beef Cattle" by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button!

Progressive Beef Cattle Raising

Author : Edward Norris Wentworth
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Hobby Farm Animals

Author : Sue Weaver
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Eggs, meat, milk, wool, fur, feathers, and some priceless bucolic bliss. No hobby farm is complete without critters…possibly a small herd peppering the field or a microflock flapping around the hen house or pond. A single information-packed volume with everything a hobby farmer needs to know about farm animals, this new comprehensive manual to selecting, caring for, and breeding livestock brings forth the expertise of six hobby farmers, each of whom has real-life on-the-farm experience with the animals she discusses. Whether you’re contemplating adding a small herd of sheep or goats to your existing hobby farm or you’ve always wondered about the benefits of raising angora rabbits or Muscovy ducks, Livestock for Your Hobby Farm provides the kind of guidance you need to begin a herd or flock and expand your pens and fencing. With exhaustive detail, the authors offer complete coverage of chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, cattle, pigs, and rabbits, including the housing, health-care, special needs, advantages and challenges of each. -Extensive sections devoted to the seven major farm animals, including profiles of the most popular breeds and varieties -Detailed how-to chapters on the care, handling, feeding, health, and safety of each animal -Special chapters devoted to the breeding and raising of young animals -Recommendations for ways of capitalizing on your livestock’s output, from selling eggs, milk, fiber, and so forth -Tips for troubleshooting potential problems and warding off diseases, parasites, and predators

Raising Beef Cattle on Farm and Range

Author : Frank Webster Farley
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