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Principles of Cattle Production


By: CJC Phillips

278 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Paperback | Nov 2009 | Edition: 2 | #174875 | ISBN-13: 9781845933975
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NHBS Price: £37.50 $46/€42 approx

About this book

This introductory level textbook covers the welfare and environmental implications of producing cattle as well as traditional subjects such as nutrition, reproduction and housing. Its broad, international coverage includes feedlot systems, transport, subsistence farming systems and the contribution of cattle production systems to land, air and water pollution.


The role of cattle in society; the development of the world's cattle production systems; feeding systems; nutrient responses and metabolic diseases; grazing management; breeding and reproduction; disease control; cattle housing and handling; cattle growth and rearing; environmental impact.

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