Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt

Price: $72.00

ASABE Blue Ribbon Award

Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt pulls all aspects of the beef cow-calf operation into a single resource. Valuable to both veteran cattle producers and those new to the industry.

  • Farmstead Planning
  • Lots and Housing, and Utilities for the cow-calf operations
  • Water and Watering Systems
  • Fences and Gates
  • Dealing with Harsh Environments
  • Handling Facilities (Bud Box for low-stress handling)
  • Manure Managament, including manure runoff
  • Forage Management, Feeds and Feed Storage
  • Reproduction, Nutrition, Breeding and Calving, and Heard Health
  • Euthanasia and Proper Disposal
  • Arthropod Pests
  • Beef Operation, Safety and Health
Special features
  • Case studies on various farm accidents with suggested solutions for prevention
  • Management calendar for each stage of production and season of the cow herd
  • Marketing tips and recommendations for the herd

Don Jones, Lead Author, Emeritis, Purdue University
Ronald P Lemenager, Animal Sciences, Purdue University
Dennis Buckmaster, ABE, Purdue University
William Field, ABE, Purdue University
Tom Glanville, Emeritus, Iowa State University
Glenn Selk, Animal Sceince, Oklahoma State University
Terry S Stewart, Animal Science, Purdue University
Ralph E Williams, Entomology, Purdue University

272 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, illus, softcover, 2011  
ISBN 0-89373-107-2
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