Some essentials in beef production.

One of 5 books in the series: Bureau of Animal Industry [publication] (United States. Bureau of Animal Industry) available on this site.

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

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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United States. Dept. of Agriculture. 1906.

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

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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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.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • 1906

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  • Dec. 16, 2008, 6:51 p.m.

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United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Some essentials in beef production., book, 1906; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6313/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.