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Beef Production and Management Decisions

Beef Production and Management Decisions - 5th edition

Beef Production and Management Decisions - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780131198388

ISBN10: 0131198386

Beef Production and Management Decisions by Tom G. Field and Robert E. Taylor - ISBN 9780131198388
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Beef Production and Management Decisions by Tom G. Field and Robert E. Taylor - ISBN 9780131198388

ISBN13: 9780131198388

ISBN10: 0131198386

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 07

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Summary

Based on the most recent scientific, demographic and financial data available, Beef Production and Management Decisions, Fifth Edition examines the biological, ecological, financial, and marketing issues impacting the beef industry today. Harnessing the authors' industry and academic experience, the text explores the demographics, structure, challenges and segments of the industry from a balanced point of view. A must for any professional library, this paperback edition includes concepts of beef quality assurance and devotes chapters to the management of information, the traditions of the business and the future of the industry.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the U.S. Beef Industry
2. Retail Beef Products and Consumers
3. Management Systems: Integrated and Holistic Resource Management
4. Management Decisions for Seedstock Breeders
5. Commercial Cow-Calf Management Decisions
6. Yearling-Stocker Management Decisions
7. Feedlot Management Decisions
8. Concentration, Integration, and Alliances in the Beef Industry
9. The Marketing System
10. The Global Beef Industry
11. Reproduction
12. Genetics and Breeding
13. Cattle Breeds
14. Nutrition
15. Managing Forage Resources
16. Herd Health
17. Growth, Development, and Beef Cattle Type
18. Cattle Behavior, Facilities, and Equipment

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