Handbook Of Livestock Management by Richard A. BattagliaHandbook Of Livestock Management by Richard A. Battaglia

Handbook Of Livestock Management

byRichard A. Battaglia

Paperback | July 21, 2006

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Discusses a wide range of species and topics, showing step-by-step how to perform the skills and techniques essential for those in animal management. Taking a hands-on approach, it reflects the author’s authoritative experience and emphasizes how to maintain and maximize an animal’s well-being and productivity. Over 800 illustrations, external parts and skeletal drawings, and new photographs offer readers a close look at each species and each livestock management technique. Features chapters on beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, horses, sheep, goats, poultry, livestock restraint and herd health. Covers all aspects of each species from breeding and conception through their complete lifecycle. Recommends techniques that are best for both the livestock manager and the animal. Provides cautionary notes at appropriate danger points with each step-by-step procedure. 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.  Excellent for those involved in livestock management.
About the AuthorsTAMMY ZITELLO is an OpenView consultant for HP based in Atlanta, GA. She holds certifications in NNM, OpenView Performance (OVP), and OVO, and has spent nine years teaching and consulting on OpenView products. DEBORAH WILLIAMS, an OpenView support engineer for HP, holds certifications in OVO, High Availability with MC/...
Title:Handbook Of Livestock ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1.1 inPublished:July 21, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131189336

ISBN - 13:9780131189331

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Table of Contents

1.      Livestock Restraint Techniques

2.      Beef Cattle Management Techniques

3.      Cattle Management Techniques

4.      Dairy Cattle Management Techniques

5.      Swine Management Techniques

6.      Horse Management Techniques

7.      Sheep Management Techniques

8.      Goat Management Techniques

9.      Poultry Management Techniques

10.  Animal Health Management