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Herdman's Book

By Malcolm Stansfield

ISBN: 9780852362150
PUBLISHED: July 2002
PAGES: 224
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 234x156 mm
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.

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