ANR Peer Reviewed Publications
Caring for Cattle to Provide Safe and Wholesome Meat
- Author(s): Larson, Stephanie
- Barry, Sheila
- Bush, Lisa
- Sweet, Darrel
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.3733/ucanr.8530
The care and feeding of livestock has a cyclic rhythm tied to the animals' reproductive cycle and seasonal health needs. Ranchers must perform numerous tasks to keep their animals healthy and reproducing. This publication covers a variety of common tasks and their typical timing; referred to by ranchers as “working” cattle or sheep.