The National Live-stock Journal

A Monthly Publication Devoted Exclusively to Live-stock Interests. Deparate Departments for Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Seine, Poultry, and the Dairy ...

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A History of American Magazines, 1865-1885

Author: Frank L. Mott

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674395527

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 688

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Miscellaneous Publication

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Category: Agriculture

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James & Alvin Sanders, Livestock Journalists of the Midwest

Author: Richard Bryan Helmer

Publisher: Richard B. Helmer

ISBN: 0961377607

Category: Agricultural journalism

Page: 198

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A biography of James and Alvin Sanders who founded the Breeder's Gazette Journal in 1881 and published many books on livestock breeding. A history of the livestock movement from the 1800's.
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Live Stock Journal Annual

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Category: Livestock

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Efficient Livestock Handling

The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science

Author: Bonnie V. Beaver,Don Höglund

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0124172873

Category: Science

Page: 230

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Efficient Livestock Handling: The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science brings together the science-based disciplines of animal behavior and welfare to discuss how knowledge of one area (behavior) can be used to promote the other. Emphasis is on cattle and horses, but swine, sheep, and goats are also covered. Three major areas are included and integrated into a practical approach to working with the various species. Basic behavior as it applies to handling is discussed, with differences noted between species. The connections of behavior and handling are covered, and practical applications discussed, both with a liberal use of pictures and videos to bring the concepts to life. Incorporates a clear, approachable style for researchers and practitioners alike, facilitating understanding of the techniques described Features supplementary video content on a companion site, providing practical demonstration of the topics discussed in the work and a useful tool for learning the concepts presented Includes extensive references, increasing the book's utility for serious researchers as well as those who want to implement better handling practices
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Livestock Guardians

Using Dogs, Donkeys, and Llamas to Protect Your Herd

Author: Janet Vorwald Dohner

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 158017695X

Category: Pets

Page: 229

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Includes bibliographic references (p. 215-218) and index.
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The National Farm Journal

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Category: Agriculture

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Livestock Production and Climate Change

Author: Pradeep K Malik,Raghavendra Bhatta,Junichi Takahashi,Richard Kohn,Cadaba S Prasad

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780644329

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 407

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In a changing climate, livestock production is expected to exhibit dual roles of mitigation and adaptation in order to meet the challenge of food security. This book approaches the issues of livestock production and climate change through three sections: I. Livestock production, II. Climate change and, III. Enteric methane amelioration. Section I addresses issues of feed quality and availability, abiotic stress (heat and nutritional) and strategies for alleviation, livestock generated nitrogen and phosphorus pollution, and approaches for harnessing the complex gut microbial diversity. Section II discusses the effects of climate change on livestock diversity, farm animal reproduction, impact of meat production on climate change, and emphasising the role of indigenous livestock in climatic change to sustain production. Section III deals with the most recent approaches to amelioration of livestock methane such as breeding for low methane emissions, reductive acetogenesis, immunization/vaccine-based concepts and archaea phage therapy.
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Farming Meat Goats

Breeding, Production and Marketing

Author: Barbara Vincent

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 1486306594

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 352

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Goat meat is growing in popularity in Australia and is also an important export industry. It offers many opportunities for large- and small-scale farmers who need to diversify or seek alternative enterprises. Farming Meat Goats provides producers with comprehensive and practical information on all aspects of the goat meat industry. It covers selecting and preparing a property, choosing breeding stock, breeding, health care and nutrition, drought feeding, condition scoring and marketing. This second edition of Farming Meat Goats has been updated throughout and contains new information about the National Livestock Identification System, current regulations for ovine Johne's disease and animal welfare during transportation, and information about marketing. It will allow farmers to produce animals to specification for targeted markets in Australia and overseas including: butchers; supermarkets; restaurants; on-farm live sales; sales to abattoirs that specialise in Halal kills; and breeding stock either as replacements or for improved herd genetics.
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The Art and Science of Livestock Evaluation

Author: Ray Herren

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428335927

Category: Science

Page: 576

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THE ART AND SCIENCE OF LIVESTOCK EVALUATION is designed for students studying livestock selection. The main objective of the book is to provide instruction and evaluation on swine, cattle, horses and sheep, with separate chapters supplying current information on the various species of livestock. Information is also included that instructs students on how to compete in and judge competition. The aim is to help students develop the necessary skills to evaluate positive and negative traits such as structural fitness, body fat, muscling, and all the other many qualities used to appraise animals. Chapters are also included that deal with selecting livestock using performance data, and how to evaluate animals based upon live observations and recorded data. The text is also loaded with detailed images and illustrations that provide students with sharp visual examples of normal and abnormal animal traits. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Cow Boys and Cattle Men

Class and Masculinities on the Texas Frontier, 1865-1900

Author: Jacqueline M. Moore

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN: 0814757405

Category: History

Page: 281

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Cowboys are an American legend, but despite ubiquity in history and popular culture, misperceptions abound. Technically, a cowboy worked with cattle, as a ranch hand, while his boss, the cattleman, owned the ranch. Jacqueline M. Moore casts aside romantic and one-dimensional images of cowboys by analyzing the class, gender, and labor histories of ranching in Texas during the second half of the nineteenth century. As working-class men, cowboys showed their masculinity through their skills at work as well as public displays in town. But what cowboys thought was manly behavior did not always match those ideas of the business-minded cattlemen, who largely absorbed middle-class masculine ideals of restraint. Real men, by these standards, had self-mastery over their impulses and didn’t fight, drink, gamble or consort with "unsavory" women. Moore explores how, in contrast to the mythic image, from the late 1870s on, as the Texas frontier became more settled and the open range disappeared, the real cowboys faced increasing demands from the people around them to rein in the very traits that Americans considered the most masculine. Published in Cooperation with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University.
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Power, Knowledge, Animals

Author: L. Johnson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 113728417X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 172

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This work contributes to the development of a theoretical context of the politics of truth about animals. By applying and extending Foucault's theory of power, this work uncovers dominant and subjugated discourses about animals and describes power-knowledge associated with statements about animals that are understood to convey true things.
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