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Principles of Cattle Production - 2nd Edition
by C.J.C. Phillips

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This introductory level textbook covers the welfare and environmental implications of producing cattle as well as traditional subjects such as nutrition, reproduction and housing. Its broad, international coverage includes feedlot systems, transport, subsistence farming systems and the contribution of cattle production systems to land, air and water pollution. It is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of animal science, veterinary medicine and agriculture, as well as diploma and certificate courses and industry personnel.


Praise for the first edition:
"The book is to be recommended to university students of animal science, agriculture and veterinary medicine and it represents a valuable source of information for anyone interested in cattle farming" - Reproduction in Domestic Animals


Principles of Cattle Production is ideal for use in teaching at diploma and degree level. - Animal Reproduction Science


"The overview of the industry and its place in society now, and in the future, is extremely well written and for those of us involved on a daily basis is well worth reading." - The Veterinary Journal


"It emphasizes relevant aspects of disease, environment, animal welfare and sustainability that deserve full consideration in today's climate of opinion" - Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics




1 The Development of the World's Cattle Production Systems

2 Cattle Production and the Environment

3 Cattle Growth and Rearing Systems

4 Breeding and Reproduction

5 Welfare, Health and Diseases

6 Housing, Handling and the Environment for Cattle

7 Nutrient Requirements and Metabolic Diseases

8 Feeding Methods

9 Grazing Management and Systems

10 The Future Role and Practice of Cattle Farming




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ISBN13: 9781845933975
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Language: English
Published: 2009

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