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Beef Agskills

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Beef Agskills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of beef production.  The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams and full-colour pictures. 

Contents

  • General safety precautions
  • Animal welfare
  • Quality assurance
  • Working safely in yards
  • Working safely with cattle in a bailhead
  • Drafting and counting cattle
  • Recognising and avoiding stress
  • Mouthing, drenching, vaccinating and injecting sick cattle
  • Heat detection in cattle
  • Problems associated with calving
  • Castrating calves
  • Individual identification of livestock
  • Dehorning calves
  • Early weaning of beef cattle
  • Paddock appraisal of beef cattle, and
  • Safe work method statements.

Author: Jennifer Laffan

ISBN:    9781742567136 | 80 pages | A4

Catalogue number:  B105

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2005