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Principles of Cattle Production

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Principles of Cattle Production

C. J. Phillips

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Author(s): C. J. Phillips

About The Book

This introductory level textbook covers the welfare and environmental implications of producing cattle as well as traditional subjects such as nutrition, reproduction and housing. Its broad, international coverage includes feedlot systems, transport, subsistence farming systems and the contribution of cattle production systems to land, air and water pollution. It is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of animal science, veterinary medicine and agriculture, as well as diploma and certificate courses and industry personnel.

Additional Information

Author C. J. Phillips
Availability In Print
Dimensions 244 x 175mm (W x H)
Extent 248pp
ISBN 9781845933975
Publication date November 2009
Book Type Softcover


  1. The Development of the World's Cattle Production Systems
  2. Cattle Production and the Environment
  3. Cattle Growth and Rearing Systems
  4. Breeding and Reproduction
  5. Welfare, Health and Diseases
  6. Housing, Handling and the Environment for Cattle
  7. Nutrient Requirements and Metabolic Diseases
  8. Feeding Methods
  9. Grazing Management and Systems
  10. The Future Role and Practice of Cattle Farming

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