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ISBN: 9781603584784
Year Added to Catalog: 2013
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: B&W Images
Dimensions: 6 x 9
Number of Pages: 296
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green
Release Date: October 4, 2013
Web Product ID: 760

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Foreword by Jack Lazor

Table of Contents

Preface

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • CHAPTER 1 - A BRIEF HISTORY OF DAIRYING
  • CHAPTER 2 - WHAT MAKES COWS SO IMPORTANT?
  • CHAPTER 3 - MILKING YOUR COW
  • CHAPTER 4 - MAKING BUTTER YOGURT AND CHEESE
  • CHAPTER 5 - DRYING OFF AND MILK FEVER DIET
  • CHAPTER 6 - CALVING
  • CHAPTER 7 - THE CALF
  • CHAPTER 8 - BREEDING
  • CHAPTER 9 - FEEDING YOUR COW
  • CHAPTER 10 - YOUR ORGANIC COW
  • CHAPTER 11 - FENCING
  • CHAPTER 12 - MAKING HAY
  • CHAPTER 13 - PASTURE MANAGEMENT
  • CHAPTER 14 - HOUSING, WATER SYSTEMS, AND SUPPLIES
  • CHAPTER 15 - TREATING MILK FEVER
  • CHAPTER 16 - DISEASES AND DISORDERS
  • CHAPTER 17 - SAFETY AROUND YOUR COW
  • CHAPTER 18 - CATTLE BREEDS
  • CHAPTER 19 - YOUR COW ECONOMY

Appendix: DAIRY COW ANATOMY

SOURCES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX


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