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The Illustrated Guide to Cows How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them by Celia Lewis
  

The Illustrated Guide to Cows How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

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The Illustrated Guide to Cows How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them by Celia Lewis

Keeping cattle as a smallholder can be a rewarding enterprise, supplying you with food and milk and helping with the management of grassland on your property. This delightfully illustrated and informative book is ideal for anyone interested in keeping a cow or two, who would like to choose the best breed for their circumstances. The Illustrated Guide to Cows covers the 58 most familiar breeds of cattle in Europe and North America. Breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics and how to look after them, and each one has been beautifully illustrated by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice on all elements of rearing calves and keeping cattle, including what to consider about land, housing and fencing, whether to choose beef or dairy cows, tips on buying, moving and handling your stock, and guidance on feeding and breeding.

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another delightful addition to her series of illustrated guides on farm animals. * Country Life * charming * Countryman *


About the Author

Celia Lewis lives in the country and has always taken a great interest in nature. She delights in observing the passing year and recording her sightings in her artwork. She has won several prizes, including the 2005 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour medal and the Royal Watercolour Society Winsor & Newton Prize 2009. Celia is the author and illustrator of Bloomsbury's beautiful and bestselling Illustrated Guide to... series of books on choosing and keeping chickens, pigs, and ducks and geese; her next title will be The Illustrated Guide to Cattle publishing in spring 2014.

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Book Info

Publication date

27th March 2014

Author

Celia Lewis

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Author's Website

www.celialewis.co.uk/

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Hardback
160 pages

Categories

Farm & working animals
Animal husbandry
Smallholdings

ISBN

9781408181355

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