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Book Data

ISBN: 9780963810915
Year Added to Catalog: 1996
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w photographs, charts, appendices, indexresource lists : index
Number of Pages: 6 x 9, 334 pages
Book Publisher: Polyface
Old ISBN: 096381091X
Release Date: July 8, 1996
Web Product ID: 264

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Salad Bar Beef

by Joel Salatin

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction


Considering Salad Bar Beef

The Salad Bar Beef Opportunity

Why Salad Bar Beef?

What Is Salad Bar Beef?

What Is Wrong With the Beef Industry?

Fat Animals, Fat People


Developing the Salad Bar

Family Background

Getting Started

What Kind of Pasture?

Biodiversity

Water

Pond Advantages

Shade

Choosing a Breed

Choosing a Bull

Handling Facilities

Electric Fencing

Paddock Layout


Harvesting the Salad Bar

Grazing Philosophy

Matching Seasons, Nutrition and Grass

Grass Observations

Cow-Days: Measurements and Applications

Moving Cattle: Logistics and Economics

The Mob

Monitoring: Watch the Cows


Maintaining the Salad Bar

Minerals

Worming

Calving

Weaning

Castration

The Eggmobile

Soil Fertility

When to Apply Soil Amendments

How Much Hay?

Making Good Hay

Winter Hay Feeding: The Nutrients

The Hay Shed: Nutrient Capture and Cow Comfort

Pigaerators and Compost


Marketing the Salad Bar

Relationship Marketing

Sales Versus Profits

Developing a Clientele

Communicating with Customers

Processing and Regulations

Pickup Day Logistics


Extending the Salad Bar

Vision

Cooking Salad Bar Beef


Appendices

Appendix A: Newsletters

Appendix B: Resources

Index


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