Beef Production and Management Decisions (4th Edition)

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For Animal Science courses in Beef Production and Management, Cow-Calf Management, Seedstock Management, and Stocker Cattle and Feedyard Management.The most comprehensive beef cattle text available, Beef Production and Management Decisions is written to allow students to understand the structural, regional, economic, and management changes and issues confronting the beef industry. This text serves three primary purposes: 1) to identify the significant biological principles that contribute to profitability and sustainability of the production of beef cattle; 2) to systematically integrate the biological and economic principles required to make effective management decisions; and 3) to enhance understanding, communication, and cooperation among all segments of the beef industry.

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The text examines the primary biological principles that contribute to raising productive beef cattle end discusses the biological and economic principles that serve as the foundation for effective management decisions. The text's integrated approach to the various sectors of the beef industry gives students a more unified perspective. The second edition continues to examine management issues in great depth. Chapters are devoted to topics such as commercial cow-calf management decisions, yearling-stocker management decisions, feedlot management, and retail beef products and consumers.

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Beef Production and Management Decisions, fourth edition, is the most comprehensive beef cattle management text available on the market today. Taking a management-systems approach, the new edition identifies the primary biological principles that contribute to raising productive beef cattle. It then integrates these principles with the economic considerations involved in producing profitable, preferred consumer products, thus enhancing understanding and communication among all segments of the beef industry.

Some features of this edition include:

  • Takes an updated look at the cattle cycle and the factors that influence it
  • Adopts a more ecologically-based viewpoint toward U.S. geography
  • Focuses on how Integrated Resource Management principles apply to the beef industry
  • Provides in-depth coverage of how beef producers can lower production costs and increase profitability

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