The Complete Guide to Grass-Fed Cattle: How to Raise Your Cattle on Natural Grass for Fun and Profit
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Raising cattle in the 21st century can be a complicated process. Starting with the way in which you feed your cattle, you need to know exactly what is best both for the animals and the milk and meat they produce. With the public conscious slowly turning more towards organic (with as much as a 15% boost according to the USDA in organic beef sales since 2005), naturally raised farm products there are numerous reasons why making the change to grass feeding your animals can be not an effective means of feeding your cattle, but to make more money with them in the long run.
This book will guide you through the process of knowing exactly how to switch your methods to effectively raise your cattle on grass feed. You will learn the essential basics of raising your cattle with natural feed and care sources, including how the shift in farming in this millennium has changed so much about how things are done. You will learn the various differences between raising cattle for milk and meat production and what you can expect from your cattle in these instances. You will learn how to improve your overall farm efficiency while ensuring natural feeding, and how to start analyzing you soil to better improve your livestock and their lifestyle. You will learn the basics of breeding, heredity, and environment in raising your livestock and what feed requirements they might all require.
Dozens of interviews have been conducted with top small farmers and cattle experts and their insights have been included here to help you learn how to properly house your cattle and rear their young, as well as the vital minerals, vitamins, and nutrients your cattle need to be healthy and produce high quality meat and dairy that are needed. You will learn the basics of cattle health care and what you can expect from your stock. Finally, you will learn some of the most common misconceptions about raising cattle and how they can be overcome by effectively understanding how to treat and raise them while keeping them healthy. This book, for anyone seeking to raise cattle on grass, is ideal for getting a small farm setup or an existing farm renovated.<\p>
|Sold By||Atlantic Publishing|
|Number of Pages||290|