5 edition of Handbook of livestock management techniques found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Handbook of livestock management|
|Statement||Richard A. Battaglia.|
|LC Classifications||SF65.2 .B38 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 589 p. :|
|Number of Pages||589|
|LC Control Number||96027518|
Customer Book Reviews clear illustrations, directions and descriptions By Ansc Girl on Oct 01, I loved this book when I used it for class, and kept it for reference afterwards. The hay crop the past two seasons has been at record levels, while the level of nitrates in the shallow ground water has stabilized or declined. Holistic Management Equipping Farmers and Entrepreneurs The Savory Global Network, comprised of Savory Hubs, Accredited Professionals, and Regenerating Members, advocates, trains, and supports land managers around the world to regenerate land in their own context through Holistic Management. Provides cautionary notes at appropriate danger points with each step-by-step procedure. Excellent for those involved in livestock management. Currently, grasslands are desertifying at alarming rates.
Natural Resources Conservation Service employees are guided in assistance to producers through technical standards contained in the Field Office Technical Guide. Ranchers, farmers, pastoralists, social entrepreneurs, Handbook of livestock management techniques book agencies, and NGOs working to address global environmental degradation will find this comprehensive handbook an indispensable guide to putting the holistic management concept into action with tangible results they can take to the bank. A brief introduction to each technique is presented along with a listing of necessary equipment, a discussion of required restraint, a detailed step-by-step procedure with cautionary notes at appropriate danger points, a description of the normal recovery sequence, and a discussion of necessary postprocedural management. Very helpful and easy to read. Follows a predictable format that includes an introduction to each technique, lists of necessary equipment, a discussion of required restraint, cautionary notes at appropriate danger points, a description of the normal recovery sequence, and a discussion of postprocedural management. And for someone who might not have been around livestock, there is a lot to learn as well with plenty of illustrations so even if you are still learning the terminology you can see what is being described.
The presentation of the techniques in each chapter follows the same format. Detailing the various manipulative skills of the animal agriculturalist in a real-world context, it covers all species of an "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. Parts of the animal, with terms accepted by livestock professionals, are included as chapter frontispieces. Systems of housing-Single row system-Double row system- head to head and tail to tail-merits and demerits. It is unique in its approach and in its completeness. This research is used to inform policy discussions on issues such as climate change, land stewardship, and food security.
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Lagoons are being covered to capture and use methane and other gases, reduce energy expenditures, control odors and methane emissions, and produce a manure product with nutrients that are more readily available for plant growth. Good for beginners, too basic for more advanced people By S.
All plant nutrient needs are met by litter application. Liquid manure can be covered and anaerobically digested decomposed in the absence of oxygen to capture biogas-principally methane-for energy production. Bacterial diseases-E. Rainfall runoff from the earthen lots is also collected in the same storage pond.
I of course want all the usual farm critters but I know I don't know a thing about raising them.
Over illustrations, external parts and skeletal drawings, Discusses Handbook of livestock management techniques book wide range of species and topics, showing step-by-step how to perform the skills and techniques essential for those in animal management.
Speight on Dec 09, I got this Handbook of livestock management techniques book for a livestock management class, glanced through it, and never looked at it again. Application of manures to cropland and pastureland provides nutrients for plant growth and improves soil tilth.
But the information seemed detailed enough to me that I have a good idea of what is going on. State Animal Manure Survey The Natural Resources Conservation Service surveyed the States in to gain information on how State laws, rules, and regulations affected animal production and the generation, storage, and use of animal manures.
A typical dairy farm in the upper Midwest might have 50 to milking cows. Each function, or combination of functions, is addressed by components specifically designed to meet producers' manure management objectives. Clean water is diverted away from the earthen lot, Handbook of livestock management techniques book roof runoff from the barns is carried away from the waste storage facilities.
This new edition, thoroughly revised, updated, and streamlined, explains the planning procedures described in Holistic Management, and offers step-by-step instructions for running a ranch or farm using a holistic management approach.
Currently, grasslands are desertifying at alarming rates. Air quality also benefits from reduced emissions of methane and ammonia compounds, as well as reduced odors.
Care and management of pregnant, lactating animals and work bullocks. Moscow, Idaho. Systems of housing- Deep litter and cage systems — merits and demerits.
Holistic Management of grasslands results in the the regeneration of soils, increased productivity and biological diversity, as well as economic and social well-being. A brief introduction to each technique is presented along with a listing of necessary equipment, a discussion of required restraint, a detailed step-by-step procedure with cautionary notes at appropriate danger points, a description of the normal recovery sequence, and a discussion of necessary postprocedural management.
The books seems like a good basic reference.Holistic management is a systems-thinking approach developed by biologist Allan Savory to restore the world's grassland soils and minimize the damaging effects of climate change and desertification on humans and the natural world.
This third edition of Holistic Management Handbook: Regenerating Y. The fourth edition of Handbook of Livestock Management discusses a wide array of species and topics, showing step-by-step how to perform skills and techniques essential to those in animal management.
Taking a hands-on approach, it reflects authoritative experience and emphasizes how to maintain and maximize animal well-being and productivity. Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. This book covers the following topics: Study of Soil and Climate, Plant Nutrients, Manures and Fertilizers, Field Crops, Horticulture Crops, Different diseases of Crop Plants, Pests of Crops Plants, Weeds and Weed Control, Plant Propagation and Nursery, Advance Techniques in Agriculture, Green House and Poly House, Feeds and Fodders, study of Cattle.
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