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Beef cattle production in the tropics

Beef cattle production in the tropics

course notes and selected references for short course on tropical cattle production : held at the Department of Tropical Veterinary Science, James Cook University of North Queensland, Townsville, Australia, March-April 1978

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Published by James Cook University of North Queensland in [Townsville, Qld.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.,
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Beef cattle -- Tropics.,
    • Beef cattle -- Australia.,
    • Pastures -- Tropics.,
    • Pastures -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by R.M. Murray and K.W. Entwistle.
      ContributionsMurray, R. M. 1938-, Entwistle, K. W. 1938-, James Cook University of North Queensland. Dept. of Tropical Veterinary Science.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF196.T7 B44 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 373 p. :
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3084289M
      ISBN 100909714541
      LC Control Number82185506

      My Favorite Cattle Farming Books. The book list on this page contains all my favorite cattle farming books, organized by category. If you have a favorite cattle farming book that's not on my list, please recommend it here! Dairy Farmers in the Humid Tropics TROPICAL DAIRY FARMING The book draws on examples from a variety of countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, China, written several farmer manuals on dairy and beef cattle nutrition, veal production calf and heifer rearing and on silage production.

      Beef production is a major primary industry in south east Queensland, accounting for 20 per cent of primary production. The majority of cattle are crossbred, usually between Bos indicus (tropical or humped breeds) and Bos taurus (British and European breeds). Beef production occupies more land than any other industry in the south east. Tropical Dairy Farming is a manual designed for use by dairy production advisors working in tropical areas, especially in South-East Asia. It aims to increase the productivity of small holder dairy farmers in the humid tropics by improving the feeding management of their livestock. It shows how to provide dairy cows with cost-effective feeds that match small holder farming systems and.

      *Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, The Texas A&M University System. L Breeding Systems for Beef Production Stephen P. Hammack* If, instead of a backcross, you mate two F 1s of the same breed makeup, the progeny, called F 2, also average 50 percent reduction of heterosis from the F 1. But if you. opportunities for beef production in developing countries in next few years. These include – recording and improvement, – genomic evaluation methods, together with – the development of statistical, – bio-informatics, – computational and – geographical information system technologies.


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