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A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America’s 52 Breeds

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A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America’s 52 Breeds

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A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds Rating: List Price: $15.00 Sale Price: $5.50 (as of 12/26/2013 05:37 UTC - Details) Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days Product Description In A Field Guide to Cows, John Pukite provides all the facts-so even the novice can identify and get to know America's fifty-two breeds of cattle. Every entry in this entertaining yet completely usable book features an illustration that highlights each breed's most easily identifiable traits, such as coloration pattern and body shape. The book includes a checklist of breeds so the die-hard cow watcher can keep track of sightings, a list of essential garb and gear for cow watching, a glossary of terms, a listing of breeder associations, and more. Fascinating cow trivia is interspersed throughout. Informative, amazing, and amusing, A Field Guide to Cows is the indispensable companion for would-be cow tippers, farmers, city folk, agriculturalists, interstate...

Cowmen and Rustlers A Story of the Wyoming Cattle Ranges

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Cowmen and Rustlers A Story of the Wyoming Cattle Ranges

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Grass-Fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef

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Grass-Fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef

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Grass-Fed Cattle: How to Produce and Market Natural Beef Rating: List Price: $24.95 Sale Price: $16.12 (as of 12/26/2013 05:37 UTC - Details) Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days Product Description Julius Ruechel covers every aspect of raising grass-fed cattle, including herd selection, breeding, yearly cycles, cultivating and maintaining healthy soil and grass, fencing and pasture rotation, winter grazing, pests and diseases, and necessary equipment. He also provides everything you need to know about marketing your product, from niche market opportunities to scheduling the selling and buying of cattle for the greatest profit, finishing the beef and arranging for slaughter, labeling, marketing, and financial planning and record keeping. He even includes chapters for conventional farmers who are transitioning to natural production, farmers who are considering leasing or buying land, and farmers who want to pursue organic certification. Whether you're running a small...

Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle

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Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle

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Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle Rating: List Price: $16.95 Sale Price: $6.21 (as of 12/26/2013 05:37 UTC - Details) Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days Product Description Heather Smith Thomas, a lifelong cattle rancher and author of several previous books for more experienced farmers, offers a succinct layperson’s 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...

Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs: 163 Breeds from C...

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Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs: 163 Breeds from Common to Rare

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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs: 163 Breeds from Common to Rare Rating: List Price: $24.95 Sale Price: $10.00 (as of 12/26/2013 05:37 UTC - Details) Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days Product Description From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the wrinkled Fengjing pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock breeds. Finally, a single resource offers detailed information about both common and heritage breeds: Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. This attractive, at-a-glance reference, written by one of America's foremost livestock experts, covers 194 of North America's most significant breeds of cattle, goats, sheep, and swine — from the common Guernsey cow to the near-extinct Guinea hog. For each breed, Carol Ekarius provides full-color photographs, a brief history, and details about the breed's unique qualities and quirks. You'll enjoy reading about major breeds such as the iconic...