The 1984 International Stockmen's School Handbooks include more than 200 technical papers presented at this year's Stockmen's School, sponsored by Winrock International. The authors of these papers are outstanding animal scientists, agribusiness leaders, and livestock producers who are expert in animal technology, animal management, and gene

part 1|41 pages

Global and National Issues

part 2|32 pages

Energy Sources and Animal Wastes

chapter 6|5 pages

Photovoltaic Solar Power for Small Farm and Ranch Use

ByH. Joseph Ellen

chapter 8|16 pages

Utilization of Cattle Manure for Fertilizer

ByJohn M. Sweeten

part 3|22 pages

Information Channels and Institutional Structures

part 4|66 pages

Range, Grass, and Forage

chapter 12|17 pages

The Nature and Extent of Grazing Lands in the United States

ByEvert Κ. Byington, Richard Η. Hart

chapter 13|10 pages

What is Good Range Management?

ByGerald W. Thomas

chapter 15|12 pages

Strategies and Techniques for Production of Wildlife and Livestock on Western Rangelands

ByJames G. Teer, D. Lynn Drawe

chapter 16|9 pages

Using Improved Grasses Profitably

ByGerald G. Bryan

chapter 17|4 pages

Our Experiences with Using Legumes Profitably

ByGerald G. Bryan

chapter 18|8 pages

Controlled Grazing and Power Fence®

ByArthur L. Snell

part 5|28 pages

New Frontiers of Biology

chapter 19|10 pages

Genetic Engineering and Commercial Livestock Production

ByH. A. Fitzhugh

chapter 22|5 pages

The Coming Technological Explosion in Beef Production

ByDon Williams

part 6|44 pages

Genetics and Selection: General Perspective

chapter 23|17 pages

The Reformation of the Bull

ByR. L. Willham

chapter 24|8 pages

Genetics and Beef Cattle Breeding Strategies

ByR. T. Berg

chapter 25|10 pages

Manipulation of Growth and Carcass Composition of Cattle

ByR. T. Berg

chapter 26|7 pages

Animal Genetic Resources and World Food Production

ByJohn Hodges

part 7|53 pages

Genetics and Selection for the Tropics and Subtropics

chapter 30|8 pages

Genetic Improvement of Tropical Cattle

ByJ. E. Frisch

chapter 31|5 pages

Selection of Cattle for Hot Climates

ByW. M. Warren

chapter 33|6 pages

Concepts of Cattle Breeding in Subtropical and Tropical Climates

ByJ. W. Turner

part 8|40 pages

Genetics and Selection: African Perspectives

part 9|53 pages

Genetics and Selection: Application in the United States

chapter 41|10 pages

What is Next in Beef Breeding?

ByR. L. Willham

chapter 42|4 pages

Records in Herd Improvement and Merchandising

ByDoug Bennett

chapter 43|8 pages

Sire Evaluation for The Beef Cattle Industry

ByH. H. Dickenson

chapter 45|11 pages

Linear Measurements and Their Value to Cattlemen

ByJ. A. Gosey

chapter 46|6 pages

Beef Cattle Selection Opportunities for Net Merit

ByJ. A. Gosey

part 10|66 pages


chapter 48|6 pages

Stages of the Birth Process and Causes of Dystocia in Cattle

ByThomas R. Thedford, Marshall R. Putnam

chapter 49|5 pages

Correction of Dystocia Problems in Cattle

ByThomas R. Thedford, Marshall R. Putnam

chapter 51|12 pages

Beef Cattle Reproduction and Management

ByJ. Ν. Wiltbank, Roy Anderson, H. L. Fillmore

chapter 52|12 pages

Making Effective use of Syncro-Mate-B

ByJ. Ν. Wiltbank

chapter 54|10 pages

Application of Acupuncture in Treatment of Animal Infertility

ByQin Li-Rang, Yan Qin-Dian

part 11|36 pages

Cowherd Management and Cow Efficiency

chapter 55|5 pages

Marketing of Crop Residues Through A Beef Cow Herd

ByGary Conley

chapter 56|11 pages

Pounds Versus Profits: Size and Milk in Beef Cows

ByRobert Totusek, Keith Lusby

chapter 57|3 pages

Cattle Use for Profitable Resource Management in Humid Climates

ByWalter Rowden

chapter 58|6 pages

Herd Management for Optimum Efficiency

ByWalter Rowden

chapter 59|4 pages

Fitting Cow Size and Efficiency to Feed Supply

ByJ. A. Gosey

chapter 60|5 pages

Reducing Risk in Ranching

ByJohn L. Merrill

part 12|39 pages

Health and Veterinary Medicine

chapter 61|10 pages

Genetic Engineering of Animal Vaccines

ByJerry J. Callis

chapter 62|1 pages

Foreign Animal Diseases of Concern to U.S. Stockmen

ByJerry J. Callis

chapter 63|1 pages

Artificial Insemination, Fertilized Ova, and Disease Transmission

ByJerry J. Callis

chapter 64|6 pages

Residual Viruses in Animal Products and by-Products

ByP. D. McKercher, Jerry J. Callis

chapter 65|5 pages

Ethylenediamine Dihydriodide (EDDI)

ByJohn Herrick

chapter 66|8 pages

Advances in Control of Bovine Babesiosis (Texas Fever)

ByRadmilo A. Todorovic

chapter 67|6 pages

Control of Cattle Schistosomiasis in China

ByQin Li-Rang

part 13|46 pages

Management for Growing-Finishing Cattle

chapter 68|8 pages

Preconditioning: A Cattleman's Responsibility

ByJohn Herrick

chapter 69|4 pages

Stress and Its Effects on Cattle

ByDon Williams

chapter 70|2 pages

Coccidiostats for Stressed Cattle

ByJohn B. Herrick

chapter 71|2 pages

Backgrounding Beef Cattle

ByWalter Tullos

chapter 73|9 pages

Bulls for Beef

ByR. T. Berg, T. Tennessen, M. A. Price

chapter 74|2 pages

Chemical Castration: A Boon to Cattlemen

ByJohn Herrick

chapter 75|11 pages

Double Muscling: More and Better Beef

ByR. T. Berg, A. Shahin

part 14|56 pages

Handling Transportation and Marketing

chapter 76|12 pages

Livestock Behavior and Psychology as Related to Handling and Welfare

ByTemple Grandin

chapter 77|10 pages

Transportation of Cattle by Truck and Rail

ByTemple Grandin, G. Β. Thompson, David Hutcheson, Joe Cummins

chapter 78|6 pages

Management of Stocker-Feeder Cattle During the Marketing Process

ByGeorge A. Hall

chapter 79|5 pages

Winter Weather, Cattle Performance, and Cattle Markets

ByDon Williams

chapter 80|13 pages

Using Technical Price Analysis Methods to Aid in Hedging Decisions

ByJames Ν. Trapp

chapter 81|8 pages

Use of Futures Markets in Feedlot Management

ByPat Shepard

part 15|35 pages

Computer Technology

chapter 82|5 pages

Microcomputer Usage in Agriculture

ByAlan E. Baquet

chapter 83|6 pages

Computerized Records and Decision Making

ByAlan E Baquet

chapter 84|12 pages

Agnet and Other Computer Information Sources

ByRobert V. Price

chapter 86|5 pages

Facts for Cattle Feeders: Computer and Otherwise

ByBetty J. Geiger

part 16|49 pages

Nutrition Feeding and Growth Promotants

chapter 87|7 pages

New Methods for Calculating Ruminant Protein Needs

ByL. S. Bull

chapter 89|7 pages

Ionophores: New Findings on Performance, Bloat, and Acidosis

ByJ. R. Brethour

chapter 90|6 pages

New Implant Strategies

ByJ. R. Brethour

chapter 92|7 pages

Grain Processing: Alternatives to High-Energy Methods

ByJ. R. Brethour

chapter 93|4 pages

Understanding the Value of Beef Produced

ByRoger D. Wyatt

part 17|45 pages

Meat and Meat Cookery

chapter 94|6 pages

The Contribution of Red Meat to the American Diet, Part I

ByB. C. Breidenstein

chapter 95|6 pages

The Contribution of Red Meat to the American Diet, Part II

ByC. Breidenstein

chapter 96|9 pages

Outdoor Meat Cookery for Small and Large Groups

ByC. Boyd Ramsey

chapter 97|12 pages

Cooking Meat for Maximum Eating Quality

ByC. Boyd Ramsey

chapter 98|10 pages

Meat Palatability as Affected by Nutrition of Animals

ByC. Boyd Ramsey

part 18|44 pages

Industry Trends, Economics, and Outlook

chapter 99|2 pages

Future Opportunities in the Beef Cattle Industry

ByW. J. Waldrip

chapter 100|4 pages

A Farmer's Observations of Washington, D.C.

ByMichael L. Campbell

chapter 101|8 pages

Production Cost Comparisons Among Beef, Pork, and Chicken

ByJames N. Trapp

chapter 103|7 pages

Beef Exports and Imports: Current Situation and Outlook

ByJohn Morse

chapter 104|8 pages

Economic Outlook for the Livestock Industry

ByRobert V. Price