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Principles of cattle production.

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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 cattl...

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Chapter 11 (Page no: 208)

Cattle production and the environment.

This chapter discussed the different environmental management that would minimize or prevent harm on the environment due to cattle production. Highlights focused on controlling emissions and land degradation, managing input-output balances on cattle farms, efficient fertilizing of cattle grassland, global warming and cattle production: addressing the challenges, waste management, anaerobic digestion of slurry, slurry separation, using sewage sludge on cattle farms, water use by cattle, silage effluent, contamination of the environment with weeds, environmental risks of intensive beef production, environmental toxins and antinutritive agents.

Other chapters from this book

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: 12 (Page no: 225) The future role and practice of cattle farming. Author(s): Phillips, C. J. C.