Resources & Links

Beef/Dairy Cattle Information & Resources

Behaviour, Ethology and Handling

Temple Grandin - Recommended Basic Livestock Handling
Bud Williams Stockmanship

Reproduction



Digestion and Nutrition



Conformation and Body Condition Scoring



Beef Breeds

Angus
Red Angus
Hereford
Shorthorn
Simmental
Charolais
Limousin
Gelbvieh
Beefmaster
Brahman
Santa Gertrudis
Speckle Park
Galloway
Belted Galloway
Scottish Highland

Health and Disease

Acidosis
Bloat
Blackleg
Red Water Disease
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Ringworm
Trichomoniasis
Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Bovine Viral Diarrhea
Coccidiosis
Leptospirosis

Associations, Organizations, and Publications

Canadian Cattlemen's Association
Canadian Cattlemen Magazine
BEEF Magazine
Drover's Cattle Network

Beefer Bloggers

Bovidiva
The Bovine Blog


Dairy Cattle Industry/Production Resources

Behaviour/Ethology/Handling



Reproduction



Digestion and Nutrition



Dairy Breeds

Holstein
Jersey
Ayrshire
Guernsey
Canadienne
Dutch Belted
Montbeliard
Lincoln Red

Health and Disease

Masitis
Bloat
Subacute Acidosis
Cryptospirosis
Milk Fever
Ketosis

Associations, Organizations, and Publications



Dairyfolk Bloggers

Dairy Carrie

Bovids and the Environment

Climate Change Issues and Myths

Are claims that meat is a climate crime a load of hot air? Simon Fairlie; The Guardian
FAO: Livestock and the Environment

Feeds, Forages, and Feeding Cattle

Water Usage

Mekonnen, M. M. and A. Y. Hoekstra. 2012. A Global Assessment of the Water Footprint of Farm Animal Products. Ecosystems. 15: 401-415. 

Biodiversity and Nature-Relations

Grazing and Pasture/Range Management

Are cows just domestic bison? Behavioural and habitat use differences between cattle and bison - Western Watersheds Project (Note: I'm not in agreement with a large part of what this organization represents, however this particular article they wrote makes some interesting points. But do take this with a grain of salt, as this group is quite anti-cattle grazing.)

Other Resources

Cattle as Food Animals
How to Slaughter Cattle - wikiHow
How to Butcher Cattle - wikiHow
How to Milk a Cow - wikiHow
The Least Harm Principle May Require that Humans Consume a Diet Containing Large Herbivores, not a Vegan Diet - S. L. Davis OSU


Bovine-Related Discussion Forums
Cattle Forum and Cattle Discussion Boards at Cattle Today
BackYardHerds Forum
Keeping a Family Cow Forum

General Livestock Resources
Defending Beef (book) by Nicolette Hahn Niman
Cows Save The Planet (book) by Judith D. Schwartz
Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle (book) by Heather Smith Thomas
Beef Cattle Science (book) by M. E. Ensminger
Humane Livestock Handing: Understanding livestock behavior and building facilities for healthier animals (book) by Temple Grandin
Answers.com - Cows and Cattle Q&A Category
wikiHow - Cattle Category
Agriculture More Than Ever
FarmOn.com
Protect the Harvest


Favorite *Other Ag* Blogs
Agriculture Proud




I'm always adding links, sites and resources, so don't panic or be discouraged if you're not finding anything or much on this page.

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