|INSIDE:||75 black & white photos/ 8 page col section|
The message throughout The Herdman’s Book is clear: the cows come first.
With the welfare of the cows as the first consideration, Malcolm Stansfield lays out the tasks and techniques of the herdsman so that he or she can gain satisfaction from a job efficiently done.
Topics covered include: General stockmanship, feeding and cow management. Milking, housing, herd health and calf rearing. Herd replacements, breeding, AI and bulls. Preparing stock for show and sale. Maintenance of machine and equipment. Records and recording.