The Illustrated Guide to Cows

The Illustrated Guide to Cows
Author : Celia Lewis
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2014-12-18
ISBN 10 : 9781408187067
ISBN 13 : 140818706X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Illustrated Guide to Cows Book Description:

Keeping cattle as a smallholder can be a rewarding enterprise, supplying you with food and milk and helping with the management of grassland on your property. This delightfully illustrated and informative ebook is ideal for anyone interested in keeping a cow or two, who would like to choose the best breed for their circumstances. The Illustrated Guide to Cows covers the 60 most familiar breeds of cattle worldwide. Breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and how to look after them, and each one has been beautifully illustrated by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice on all elements of rearing calves and keeping cattle, including what to consider about land, housing and fencing, whether to choose beef or dairy cows, tips on buying, moving and handling your stock, and guidance on feeding and breeding.


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