Principles of Cattle Production by C. J. C. Phillips
1 edition | English | February 15, 2001 | ISBN-10: 0851994385 | 320 pages | PDF | 4.6 Mb
Cattle farming is under immense public pressure for creating possible health risks (the BSE scare) for inadequate attention to animal welfare and for having adverse affects on the environment. This book outlines the latest methods of farming with dairy and beef cattle, particularly those that provide for optimum animal welfare.
Topics covered include housing requirements, cattle diseases, reproduction, nutrition, milk quality and grazing systems. A separate section is devoted to the impact of cattle farming on the environment