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The Herdsman's Book

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: M Stansfield

224 pages, 80 col and b/w photos

Crowood Press

Hardback | Dec 1992 | Edition: 2 | #6153 | ISBN: 0852362153
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With the welfare of the cows as the first consideration, Malcolm Stansfield lays out the tasks and techniques of the herdsman so that he or she can gain satisfaction from a job efficiently done. Topics covered include: General stockmanship, feeding and cow management; Milking, housing, herd health and calf rearing; Herd replacements, breeding, AI and bulls; Preparing stock for show and sale; Maintenance of machine and equipment; and Records and recording.

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