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Principles of cattle production.

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Description

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production systems issues. Topics include: the development of the world's cattle production systems; today's cattle production systems; growth and milk production; nutrient requirements and metabolic diseases; cattle feeding; grazing management; breeding and reproduction; housing and the environment for cattle; disease and herd health management; cattle welfare; cattle production and the environment; and the future role and practice of cattle farming.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The development of the world's cattle production systems. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Today's cattle production systems. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 32) Growth and milk production. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 46) Nutrient requirements and metabolic diseases. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 71) Cattle feeding. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 101) Grazing management. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 114) Breeding and reproduction. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 138) Housing and the environment for cattle. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 172) Disease and herd health management. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 191) Cattle welfare. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 208) Cattle production and the environment. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 225) The future role and practice of cattle farming. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Centre for Animal Welfare and Ethics, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton 4343, Queensland, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2018
  • ISBN
  • 9781786392701
  • Record Number
  • 20183281393