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Author Hayes, Margo.

Title Small cattle for small farms / Margo Hayes
Published Collingwood, Vic. : Land Links, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 156 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 Time for a tree change; Chapter 2 Benefits of smaller cattle; Chapter 3 Production systems: stud or commercial; Chapter 4 Selecting a breed; Chapter 5 Selecting stock; Chapter 6 Infrastructure requirements; Chapter 7 Basic cattle husbandry; Chapter 8 Methods of identification; Chapter 9 Showing; Chapter 10 Being a player in the beef industry; Chapter 11 Marketing; Chapter 12 Government regulations for cattle producers; Glossary; Cattle organisations and websites; Index
Summary Small Cattle for Small Farms is ideal for those people considering buying a small farm for lifestyle or commercial purposes. Written in response to the many questions the author was asked by those seeking to purchase small cattle, this practical and easy to understand guide provides an excellent introduction to small farming. The book assumes no prior experience with cattle, and covers all the basics to help you set up your small farm, including: types of cattle available, how to select your stock and care for them, stocking rates, fencing needs, vaccination requirements, methods of identifica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-152) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Beef cattle -- Australia.
Cattle -- Australia.
Farms, Small -- Australia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0643095799 (electronic bk.)
9780643095793 (electronic bk.)