The Family Cow Handbook: A Guide to Keeping a Milk Cow

The Family Cow Handbook: A Guide to Keeping a Milk Cow

by Philip Hasheider, Daniel Johnson

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Milking your family cow and experiencing the simple joys that comes with it are explained in this guidebook by veteran dairy farmer and cheesemaker Phil Hasheider.This book leads you through all the steps needed to make your dream a reality and the processes involved to make your own dairy products. You will learn the practical do’s and don’ts of buying a cow, milking, feeding, and assisting her when she gives birth to a calf. You may not have the experience yet, but time will take care of that as you learn. Your adventure starts here and this book will guide you along your journey with your family cow.

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ISBN-13: 9781610602457
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 52 MB
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About the Author

Author Philip Hasheider helped to manage his family’s sixty-five-cow dairy for twenty years. He has a Dairy Science degree from the University of Wisconsin and seven years experience as a cheesemaker’s assistant. He is the author of several livestock books, including How to Raise Cattle. He lives in Sauk City, Wisconsin.

Photographer Daniel Johnson is a professional photographer specializing in farm imagery. He helps run Fox Hill Farm, a family-owned horse farm. He is the author of the 4-H Guide to Digital Photography. He lives in Phelps, Wisconsin.

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