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Family Cow : A Garden Way publishing book - DIRK VAN LOON

Family Cow

A Garden Way publishing book

Paperback

Published: 3rd January 1976
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A family cow can provide an endless supply of delicious fresh milk, but also requires a large investment of time and money. In this practical guide, Dirk van Loon provides detailed information on choosing an appropriate breed for your needs, nutrition, milking, health care, and bovine behavior. With expert advice on everything you need to know keep your animal healthy, happy, and productive, you’ll soon be enjoying all the benefits a family cow can bring. 

Introduction
How Now, (One Brown Cow)?
A History of Cattle
Behaving Herself
Buying A Cow
Handling and Grooming Cows
Buildings, Staking, Fencing
The Plants Cows Eat
Taking It All In
A Choice of Foods
Measuring Feed Ingredients
Grass/Hay and Concentrates -- A Basic Diet
Shaving the Food Budget
Milk and Milking
Milk and the Home Dairy
Breeding and Heat Periods
Calving and Calf-Feed -- Care of Young Stock
Health
Keeping the Land
Making and Storing Hay and Roots One More Thing
Glossary Other Books and Places
Appendix
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780882660660
ISBN-10: 0882660667
Series: A Garden Way publishing book
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 262
Published: 3rd January 1976
Publisher: Storey Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45