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Beef Cattle Science Handbook, Vol. 19





ISBN 9780367019624
Published March 4, 2020 by CRC Press
1228 Pages

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The 1983 International Stockinen's School Handbooks include more than 200 technical papers presented at this year's Stockmen's School-sponsored by Wlnrock International-by outstanding animal scientists, agribusiness leaders, and livestock producers expert in animal technology, animal management, and general fields relevant to animal agriculture. The Handbooks represent advanced technology in a problem-oriented form readily accessible to livestock producers, operators of family farms, managers of agri-buslnesses, scholars, and students of animal agriculture. The Beef Cattle Science Handbook, the Dairy Science Handbook, the Sheep and Goat Handbook, and the Stud Managers' Handbook each include papers on such general topics as genetics and selection; general anatomy and physiology; reproduction; behavior and animal welfare; feeds and nutrition; pastures, ranges, and forests; health, diseases, and parasites; buildings, equipment, and environment; animal management; marketing and economics (including product processing, when relevant}; farm and ranch business management and economics; computer use in animal enterprises; and production systems. The four Handbooks also contain papers specifically related to the type of animal considered

Table of Contents

Part 1. T.HE BEEF INDUSTRY AND ITS HERITAGE Part 2 • A GLOBAL VIEW OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE Part 3. GENERAL CONCEPTS AFFECTING AGRICULTURE AND THE INDUSTRY Part 4. WATER, WEATHER, AND CLIMATE Part 5. GENETICS AND SELECTION: INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES Part 6. GENETICS AND SELECTION: U.S. PERSPECTIVES Part 7. PHYSIOLOGY AND REPRODUCTION, Part 8. ANIMAL MANAGEMENT, Part 9. FEEDS AND NUTRITION, Part 10. HEALTH, DISEASE, AND PARASITES, Part 12. MARKETING, ECONOMICS, AND FARM BUSINESS, Part 13. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND USE, Part 14. FEEDLOT AND RANCH MANAGEMENT AND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS, Part 15. BEEF PRODUCTION IN THE TROPICS, Part 16. PASTURE, FORAGE, RANGE, AND AGROFORESTRY, Part 17. ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, Part 18. ENVIRONMENT, FACILITIES, AND ANIMAL WELFARE

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Biography

Frank H. Baker is director of the International Stockmen's School at Winrock International, where he Is also program officer of the National Program. An animal production and nutrition specialist, Dr. Baker has served as dean of the School of Agriculture at Oklahoma State University, president of the American Society of Animal Science, president of the Council on Agricultural Science and Technology, and executive secretary of the National Beef Improvement Federation