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Handbook of Livestock Management

Handbook of Livestock Management - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131189331

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ISBN13: 978-0131189331
ISBN10: 0131189336
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
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Handbook of Livestock Management - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131189331

Richard A. Battaglia

ISBN13: 978-0131189331
ISBN10: 0131189336
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

Discusses a wide range of species and topics, showing step-by-step how to perform the skills and techniques essential for those in animal management. Taking a hands-on approach, it reflects the authorrsquo; s authoritative experience and emphasizes how to maintain and maximize an animalrsquo; s well-being and productivity. Over 800 illustrations, external parts and skeletal drawings, and new photographs offer readers a close look at each species and each livestock management technique. Features chapters on beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, livestock restraint and herd health. Covers all aspects of each species from breeding and conception through their complete lifecycle. Recommends techniques that are best for both the livestock manager and the animal. Provides cautionary notes at appropriate danger points with each step-by-step procedure. Follows a predictable format that includes an introduction to each technique, lists of necessary equipment, a discussion of required restraint, cautionary notes at appropriate danger points, a description of the normal recovery sequence, and a discussion of postprocedural management. Excellent for those involved in livestock management.

Table of Contents

1. Livestock Restraint Techniques

2. Beef Cattle Management Techniques

3. Cattle Management Techniques

4. Dairy Cattle Management Techniques

5. Swine Management Techniques

6. Horse Management Techniques

7. Sheep Management Techniques

8. Goat Management Techniques

9. Poultry Management Techniques

10. Animal Health Management

APPENDICES GLOSSARY INDEX

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