The fourth edition of the most trusted and comprehensive reference on beef cattle health care, breed selection, and grass-fed cattle raising techniques is now fully revised and updated, and features colour photography and illustration.
Whether a farmer is raising one cow or a herd, Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle is the most reliable reference for ensuring a successful, healthy cattle operation. In this fully updated, full-colour 4th edition, long-time cattle rancher and author Heather Smith Thomas explains every aspect of bovine behaviour and provides expert guidance on breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, pasture, and health care. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals, there is also advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for selling beef.
Colour photographs and illustrations throughout
Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle
Heather Smith Thomas has written extensively on animal health care, authoring thousands of articles and 24 books on the subject. Her books include Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Essential Guide to Calving, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy Cattle, The Cattle Health Handbook, The Horse Conformation Handbook, Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, Storey's Guide to Training Horses, and Stable Smarts. She raises cattle and horses on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho.