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Abstract

This book is written primarily for the stakeholders of small holder dairy (SHD) production in the tropics. Chapter 1 introduces the tropical small holder dairy farmers and the dairy development and their farm technology, along with imparting high genetic merit stock onto small holder dairy farms....

Author(s)
Moran, J.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Managing high grade dairy cows in the tropics, 2012, pp xx + 265 pp.
Abstract

This book is multipurpose in that it forms the basis of structural training programmes in small holder dairying for a range of stakeholders in tropical dairy farming. Chapter 1 discusses the introduction on young stock management and heifer management. Chapter 2 provides a concise summary of all...

Author(s)
Moran, J.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Rearing young stock on tropical dairy farms in Asia, 2012, pp xx + 276 pp.
Abstract

This book contains 19 chapters on the business management aspects of smallholder dairy farming in tropical Asia, including feed production technology, herd management, milk marketing, milk process, record keeping, costs, business analysis, profitability, decision making, risk assessment, planning...

Author(s)
Moran, J.
Publisher
Landlinks Press, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Business management for tropical dairy farmers, 2009, pp 278 pp.
Abstract

The use of cattle manure to fertilise grasses is a common practice in most dairying areas in Asia. The manure supplies organic matter to the forage area but insufficient nitrogen for optimum forage yield and quality. Application of fertilisers improves yield and quality of fodders. Most farmers are ...

Author(s)
Moran, J.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Animal Production and Health Proceedings, 2011, No.11, pp 129-131