A 24-page, in-depth book centered on the Young Dairymen linear series. It includes 90-plus color photos and a full-page body parts’ diagram. To further enhance learning, there are additional educational items not found in the magazine series. These include two linear scoring worksheets, non-linear traits and the PDCA scorecard.
Farming with Family Ain't Always Easy
Family businesses are always difficult but specifically in agriculture when families are working together. The dysfunctional manner in which patriarchs hand over management control creates dysfunctional managers, crazy families and out of control business management. This book focuses on how management is transferred, not just the assets.
Notice To The Help
A timeless quote from W.D. Hoard that you can post or frame for your farm. Remind employees and family that the foster mother of the human race is meant to be treated with care and respect.
One Small Farm
In One Small Farm, Craig Schreiner’s evocative color photographs capture one family as they maintain the rhythms and routines of small farm life near Pine Bluff, Wis.
Manual of Foot Care in Cattle
NEW SECOND EDITION: Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the most complete information anywhere. The newest data on managing footbaths is presented. Staying on top of herd foot problems through better data management, and the tools to do this are recommended. Cow handling facilities as recommended by Dr Temple Grandin and Bud Williams are described and illustrated. Finally, protocol for humanely managing lame cows. Still offers great basics on anatomy and foot trimming, and causes of lameness. By Drs. Jan Shearer and Sarel van Amstel. 132 pages.
Dairy Freestall Housing & Equipment
New! From the planning and development process to various housing options, this book contains tables, charts, figures and measurements to customize your dairy housing needs. Edition updates include: increased freestall dimensions; freestall housing; heifer facilities; milking parlors and equipment; ventilation systems; feed storage and distribution and more. 232 pages
The Four Seasons Farm Cookbook
This popular cookbook sold out rapidly when Hoard’s Dairyman first published it years ago. Now reissued, it features over 200 recipes organized to take advantage of each season’s bounty. Check out favorites Oven-Made Caramel Corn, Pat’s Cheese-Broccoli Bake and many more. Comb-binding, 109 pages, complete index.
New! Some 350 of the top Handy Hints submitted by Hoard's Dairyman readers over the last 10 years. You're bound to find great ideas for saving time and money! Conveniently organized into categories of Housing, gates and fences; Feeding and feed handling; Milking systems; Records and health; Shop, machinery and miscellaneous. 80 pages.
Leading to Win – Showmanship
New US edition: This book details what the young showman needs to know, and includes the newly released PDCA Showmanship Evaluation card. Contents include the fundamentals of showmanship; attributes of top competitors; judges' secrets of success; also, the ideal judge and giving good reasons. Canadian customers: Please contact Holstein Canada. 17 pages.
Leading to Win – Showmanship DVD
Shows winning technique in action in the show-ring. 16 minutes. Canadian customers: please contact Holstein Canada.
Cow Record Folders
Cow Folders give you a file on each cow, to record heat and breeding dates, calving records, health/immunization records. Sold in sets of 25 right, center and left tabs (75 total folders).
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