Some essentials in beef production.

Description:

A guide to the selection of beef cattle for breeding and fattening.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1906  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1906
  • Digitized: December 15, 2008
Description:

A guide to the selection of beef cattle for breeding and fattening.

Note:

Contents: The beef type -- The use of the score card -- Beef characteristics briefly defined -- Selection of store, or stock, cattle for feeding -- Breeding type versus the block -- Excellence for the block due to inherited quality rather than feed or grain -- The types compared -- Early maturity -- The passing of the heavy-weight carcass -- The economy of gain at different ages compared.

Illustration on p. 7 is signed: "Flournoy". Other illustrations are signed: "Howard". Others are unsigned.

Includes bibliographical references.

1906 reprint of 1898 edition.

Physical Description:

24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): livestock | bovines | domestic cattle | raising cattle | beef market | beef production
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 71.
Series Title: Bureau of Animal Industry [publication] (United States. Bureau of Animal Industry)
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
USDA Farmers' Bulletins
Identifier:
  • GOVNO: A 1.9:71/906 x
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc6313
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
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Access: Public