The Cattle Health Handbook

The Cattle Health Handbook Author Heather Smith Thomas
ISBN-10 9781603426497
Year 2009-03-11
Pages 372
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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You can provide the day-to-day medical care required to keep your cattle healthy and thriving. In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical situations that can afflict your animals, including bacterial diseases, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies. Whether you are caring for a single dairy cow or a large herd, you’ll find all the information you need to keep your cattle healthy, increase the self-sufficiency of your operation, and substantially reduce veterinary costs.

The Cattle Health

The Cattle Health Author Heather Smith Thomas
ISBN-10 1603420908
Year 2009
Pages 371
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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Discusses how to maintain the day-to-day health of one's cattle, covering symptoms, preventive care, and treatment of common diseases, body system disorders such as digestive and foot problems, and other ailments, accidents, and injuries that can occur, with case histories and anecdotes.

The Cattle Health Handbook

The Cattle Health Handbook Author Heather Smith Thomas
ISBN-10 1603420959
Year 2009
Pages 371
Language en
Publisher Storey Books
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Discusses how to maintain the day-to-day health of one's cattle, covering symptoms, preventive care, and treatment of common diseases, body system disorders such as digestive and foot problems, and other ailments, accidents, and injuries that can occur, with case histories and anecdotes.

The Cattle Keeper s Veterinary Handbook

The Cattle Keeper s Veterinary Handbook Author Chris Watson
ISBN-10 1847971067
Year 2009
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Crowood Press (UK)
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Disease is an inevitable everyday risk for all those who keep cattle and very often it has a huge impact on the animal's welfare, as well as its productivity. This clearly written and easy-to-understand book covers the principal diseases and conditions that occur in cattle and is essential reading for all those who own, or care for, cattle.

A Guide to Raising Beef Cattle

A Guide to Raising Beef Cattle Author Heather Smith Thomas
ISBN-10 WISC:89066576604
Year 1998
Pages 343
Language en
Publisher
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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 Cattle For Dummies

Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies Author Scott Royer
ISBN-10 9781118089118
Year 2012-05-06
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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.

The Family Cow Handbook

The Family Cow Handbook Author Philip Hasheider
ISBN-10 9780760340677
Year 2011-06-25
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Voyageur Press (MN)
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Milking your family cow and experiencing the simple joys that comes with it are explained in this guidebook by veteran dairy farmer and cheesemaker Phil Hasheider.This book leads you through all the steps needed to make your dream a reality and the processes involved to make your own dairy products. You will learn the practical do’s and don’ts of buying a cow, milking, feeding, and assisting her when she gives birth to a calf. You may not have the experience yet, but time will take care of that as you learn. Your adventure starts here and this book will guide you along your journey with your family cow.

Bovine Medicine

Bovine Medicine Author Peter Cockcroft
ISBN-10 9781444336436
Year 2015-06-02
Pages 656
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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"Bovine Medicine, 3rd Edition, offers practicing large animal veterinarians and veterinary students the most comprehensive reference to the core aspects of contemporary cattle health and husbandry available today"--Provided by publisher.

Handbook of Livestock Management

Handbook of Livestock Management Author Richard A. Battaglia
ISBN-10 0131189336
Year 2007
Pages 642
Language en
Publisher Prentice Hall
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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.

Getting Started with Beef Dairy Cattle

Getting Started with Beef   Dairy Cattle Author Heather Smith Thomas
ISBN-10 1580176046
Year 2005
Pages 281
Language en
Publisher Storey Publishing
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With nearly every supermarket now featuring an organic section, the demand for organically grown meat and dairy products has risen rapidly in recent years. Small farmers have taken note, and many more beginners are considering cattle as a viable farm commodity. Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle is the essential handbook for this growing audience. 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 as simply as possible the basics of selecting and raising a calf, along with feeding, shelter, and care guidelines. She also covers breeding and calving, as well as tips for managing a herd throughout the seasons. There’s basic health care information for preventing disease and addressing common ailments. For those raising beef cattle, Thomas offers guidelines for butchering; for those raising dairy cattle, there are step-by-step guidelines on milking. With a whole new generation returning to the farm who don’t have a family history of farming, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattleis a much-needed resource. Heather Smith Thomas has devoted her life to passing on the knowledge, understanding, and attitude necessary to become a successful farmer.

Practical Cattle Farming

Practical Cattle Farming Author Kat Bazeley
ISBN-10 9781847975850
Year 2013-06-30
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Crowood
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Practical Cattle Farming is written by two experienced, practising veterinarians, and covers the essential elements of beef and dairy cattle farming and the latest cutting-edge scientific research, and is therefore of value both to the novice and to those with experience. The text is clearly written and includes helpful explanatory notes and detailed practical information. Examines the principles of beef and dairy production, and the husbandry of cattle from the newborn calf to adulthood. Explores the practical aspects of nutrition, housing, grazing and fertility management including the common problems, how these may be identified and corrected, and some of the economic factors that must be considered. Analyses the principles of disease prevention and control in order to maximize the success of the cattle unit. Outlines the factors that determine the welfare of the cattle and the relevant English laws. Essential reading for all beef and dairy cattle farmers, those working in industries associated with cattle farming, and agricultural and veterinary students. Provides practical guidance on all aspects of cattle farming. Fully illustrated with 150 colour photographs and 40 diagrams and drawings. Kat Bazeley and Alastair Hayton are two experienced, practising veterinarians.

Cattle Ailments

Cattle Ailments Author Eddie Straiton
ISBN-10 186126383X
Year 2000
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher Diamond Farm Book Publications
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This guide to the recognition and treatment of ailments in cattle features a clear, concise text built around a range of specially taken colour photographs.

The Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

The Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers Author Roger Blowey
ISBN-10 1908397772
Year 2015-12-01
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher
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The ever-changing world of cattle farming requires farmers to be up-to-date with best-practice procedures and the latest advances in husbandry techniques. Now in its 4th edition Roger Blowey's updated version of the acclaimed A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers deals with newly emerging problems in cattle farming as well as covering the necessary knowledge required for maintenance and prosperity. In this practical guide to animal health and husbandry, the author highlights developments in established conditions including lameness, Johnes, BVD and mastitis. Other updates include the prevention and treatment of emerging diseases such as Schmallenberg and Blue Tongue and current issues in farming such as developments in calf rearing and increasing incidence of botulism and antimicrobial resistance. Translating the latest developments in veterinary research coupled with a long career in veterinary medicine the author provides a comprehensive and practical text for dairy farmers, stockmen, veterinary academics and students alike to navigate this changing field.

Beef Cattle Production

Beef Cattle Production Author Verl M. Thomas
ISBN-10 0881336602
Year 1992-03-01
Pages 270
Language en
Publisher Waveland PressInc
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Important information on nutrition, reproduction, and genetics! This volume begins by dealing primarily with the management of the cow herd, followed by management of the pre-weaned and post-weaned calf. A chapter detailing the business management aspect of beef cattle production provides much useful information as well. As technology continues to evolve and the economy changes, the business of raising cattle is becoming more complex. The Thomas book helps students understand the importance of a good business background in being successful in the beef cattle industry.

Cattle Medicine

Cattle Medicine Author Phillip R. Scott
ISBN-10 9781840766110
Year 2011-07-15
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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With the aid of a large number of unique high quality images, this book describes the important diseases of cattle encountered by veterinarians in general and farm animal practice. The book covers diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and control. Wherever possible sequential images are used to take the reader through all stages of the disease process highlighting clinical features important in the diagnosis. The chapters are arranged by body system and where appropriate there is a suggested approach to clinical examination. The authors combine their experience of bovine medicine and surgery from working in general practice, and in teaching and research at a university referral hospital. The book is intended as a reference for veterinary educators and practitioners in farm animal medicine, and as a textbook for veterinary students in their clinical years.