The Building Blocks of the Cattle Business: The Complete Series
The reason for publishing these Ebook's is to share 30 years of experience in livestock production and management, thus providing “no nonsense” Ebook's that limit the technical jargon and bring forth a greater understanding for all. More
All 3 Ebooks, which includes Soils and Forages; Beef Cattle Nutrition and Beef Cattle Reproduction. Topics include:
Soils and Forages -- The first building block of the cattle business explaining:
soil fertility, soil types, soil nutrients, advice on soils
The relationship between breed choice and forages, forage types, land preparation for establishment, planting rates, time line
weed control, beneficial weeds, fertilization protocols, graphs, tables and an introduction to grazing systems.
Beef Cattle Nutrition -- The second building block of the cattle business explains:
The nutritional requirements for cattle in every physiological stage of production:
Cow/calf pairs, pre-conditioning calves, stocker development, replacement heifers, market cattle, herd bulls.
Bull development, feed lot cattle nutrition, beef cattle health, minerals
Feed composition table, nutritional requirements Tables and real nutrition examples.
Beef Cattle Reproduction -- The third building block of the cattle business explaining:
Basic anatomy, pre-breeding health and nutrition
Purchasing quality brood cows, purchasing quality herd bulls
EPD's, AI protocols and a Free Embryo Transfer Manual