Your Calf: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing Beef and Dairy Calves

 
9780882669472: Your Calf: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing Beef and Dairy Calves

Designed for kids ages 9 and up, this friendly and encouraging guide introduces children to the fun and rewarding experience of raising a calf. With age-appropriate instructions, clear photographs, and easy-to-read diagrams, Heather Smith Thomas covers the basics of choosing the right calf, feeding and housing, showing, and calf health care. Whether they’re interested in raising an animal for beef or dairy, children will find everything they need to know to safely and successfully care for their very own calf.

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Raising a calf is interesting, fun, and rewarding -- and there's a lot you need to know to do a good job. This book provides easy-to-follow instructions, complete with photographs, drawings, and diagrams, on how to care for your calf in the best possible way.

Your Calf explains:

* How to select your beef or dairy calf

* How to feed, shelter, and fence in your calf

* Ways to keep your calf healthy and content

* What to do it your calf is sick or hurt

* How to handle and transport your calf safely

* Where and how to show your calf

About the Author:

Heather Smith Thomas has written extensively on animal health care, authoring thousands of articles and 24 books on the subject. Her books include Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle, Essential Guide to Calving, Getting Started with Beef & Dairy CattleThe Cattle Health Handbook, The Horse Conformation Handbook, Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses, Storey’s Guide to Training Horses, and Stable Smarts. She raises cattle and horses on her family ranch in Salmon, Idaho.

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