A Field Guide to Cows
How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds
A handy guide for everyone who likes cows or anyone who is curious about one of our
most common domesticated animals.
Vacationing families, birders, city folk, truckers, 4-Hers, traveling
salespeople, Interstate drivers, experienced cow watchers, cow tippers,
biologists, and even farmers - everyone who wants to identify the many
bovine breeds of North America will need a A Field Guide to Cows.
This one-of-a-kind reference for cow watchers also includes:
- Tips on proper clothing and equipment for cow viewing
- Information on the best times and places to see cows
- Techniques for sneaking up to cows
- Rules of cow etiquette
- Scores of illustrated cow facts
- A special section on famous cows in history
- For the dedicated cow watcher, a life checklist of breeds
Always informative, sometimes amazing, often amusing. A Field Guide to
Cows features detailed description of 52 cool cow breeds. Each breed
description includes a tasteful illustration, invaluable information on
the cow's origin and history, and statistics on abundance and
popularity. Learn about:
- the best-milking cow
- the biggest cow
- the smallest cow
- the longest-horned cow
- the cow with the tastiest milk
- the ideal family cow
- the shaggiest cow
- the belted cow, and
- the grunting cow.
What the newspapers say about A Field Guide to Cows.
The Washington Post "...a complete rundown on the cud-chewing
Salem, Oregon's Statesman Journal "...both a read-at-home and
Louisville, Kentucky's The Courier-Journal "...a fascinating and
sometimes very funny paperback book..."
Parade Magazine "A Field Guide to Cows is a delightful guide,
telling where to find
cows and how to identify and distinguish between the various breeds."
A list of cows from around the world.
Milk production for some cows and the world
record milking cow.
Contact - firstname.lastname@example.org
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created 1996 / update may 1998