Whether your goal is to raise one cow or to own a larger herd of dairy or beef cattle, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook will tell you all you want to know. How to Raise Cattle guides readers through beef and dairy operations from starting to end, sharing valuable information about facilities, enclosures, breeds, production systems, stocking guidelines, feeding, reproduction, nutrient management, husbandry, marketing, milk, and exit strategies.
- Choose and buy the cattle suitable for you
- House and feed cattle
- Manage your herd and keep it healthy
- Breed your herd
- Deliver and raise calves
- Show cattle at fairs and club meets