The Family Cow
The Family Cow   -     By: Dirk van Loon
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This is the basic book for anyone who decides to keep a cow. Fully illustrated chapters with accurate information on buying, behavior, nutrition, breeds, handling, feeding, milking, healthcare, calving, and growing feed crops. Paperback, 262 pages.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0882660667
ISBN-13: 9780882660660

Publisher's Description

A family cow can provide an endless supply of delicious fresh milk, but also requires a large investment of time and money. In this practical guide, Dirk van Loon provides detailed information on choosing an appropriate breed for your needs, nutrition, milking, health care, and bovine behavior. With expert advice on everything you need to know keep your animal healthy, happy, and productive, you’ll soon be enjoying all the benefits a family cow can bring. 

Author Bio

Author Dirk van Loon has written two Storey books, The Family Cow and Small-Scale Pig Raising. He publishes a monthly newspaper for small-scale rural producers called Rural Delivery. Dirk is a graduate of the College of Agriculture at Cornell University and now lives in Nova Scotia.

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