Bovine Medicine: Diseases and Husbandry of Cattle 2nd by A. H. Andrews, R. W. Blowey, H. Boyd, R. G. Eddy

By A. H. Andrews, R. W. Blowey, H. Boyd, R. G. Eddy

Bovine drugs offers functional and complete info on farm animals disorder and creation and is a key reference for all huge animal vets. because the first version was once released in 1991 there were major advancements in sickness keep watch over and administration of farm animals. just about all elements of the e-book were up-to-date and fully rewritten. There are new chapters on surgical procedure, embryo move, synthetic insemination, ethno-veterinary drugs and biosecurity, and a brand new consolidating bankruptcy at the interplay among the animal, setting, administration and sickness. the former version has bought worldwide, and due to this a better emphasis has been put on stipulations and their therapy in parts except temperate areas. a brand new part entitled "Global version in livestock perform" has been integrated with members discussing bovine medication perform of their a part of the world.All in all this is often a great source for any practicing vet and a very good reference for veterinary scholars.

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However, autumn-born calves weaned in the spring can also be used. The British safety code for bull beef production recommends no more than 20 bulls to a pen but much larger groups are housed in continental Europe. Maize silage is short of protein but has good feed intake characteristics and is an excellent source of energy. 1 Standards for winter finishing. 2 Standards for suckler bull beef using continental crosses. 1 510 285 Maize silage at 30% DM. used as the forage base for intensive bull beef production.

3 The structure of dairying in England and Wales, 1965 to 2001. 76 26 33 46 58 67 69 70 74 77 82 85 3545 3755 4070 4715 4950 4870 5020 5380a 5770a 5955a 5940a a United Kingdom figures. Source: Milk Marketing Board, 1990; National Dairy Council, 2001. Fig. 1 parlour. Milking in the herringbone • 25 Herringbone parlours accounted for only 11 per cent of milking installations in 1972, but made up over 45 per cent in 1990 (Fig. 1), and are the main system today. The increased yields have been realized by improved feeding (see Chapter 9), breeding and management techniques.

This need to reduce stock numbers from mid-season in step with declining grass production favours early maturing types of cattle. So early maturing Hereford ¥ Friesian steers fit the system better than late maturing Holstein–Friesians or Charolais ¥ Friesians that may fail to finish off grass and have to be housed for a period of winter finishing. Similarly, early maturing heifers have advantages over later maturing steers. Nonetheless, all the breed types, steers and heifers can be utilized in the system provided their performance characteristics are understood and managed accordingly.

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