A Practical Guide to Farm SkillsEdited by:
A basic guide to some of the skills and practices of beef production.
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. + Full description
Topics covered: 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; Meat 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.- Short description