Beef Cattle: Breeding, Feeding and Showing

Author(s): Lucy Newham

Animals

Beef Cattle: Breeding, Feeding and Showing is a comprehensive guide to the breeding and management of beef cattle and their preparation and fitting for shows and sales. Students and breeders will find it a valuable textbook containing a wealth of information. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1 is on Breeding and Management of Stock and includes: ancestry, cattle breeds, choosing a breed, selection and evaluation of stock, genetics and breeding systems, nutrition, health, marketing and carcass appraisal. Section 2 Showing includes: reasons for showing, selection, ration formulation, education, specialised fitting, pre-show preparation, transport, show routine, judging and judges duties, promotion and stock photography. This book is full of practical suggestions and commonsense. It is well illustrated with photographs of all stages and includes 16 pages of colour photographs. Author Information Lucy Newham is a stud stock breeder, co-principal of Pandora Murray Grey Stud, with long experience in the beef cattle industry. She has managed, prepared, exhibited and judged cattle of many breeds in Australia and New Zealand. ISBN: 9780750689021 Title: BEEF CATTLE BREEDING FEEDING AND SHOWING Author: NEWHAM LUCY Year: 1999 Format: PAPERBACK Price: $69.60 Pages: 148

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