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A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date May 1, 1998
Pages 140
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140273885
ISBN-10 0140273883
Dimensions 0.25 by 7.75 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Summary
A guide to the cows of North America provides descriptions of fifty-two cattle breeds and includes tips for cow watchers, general cow facts, and a section on famous cows in history
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In A Field Guide to Cows, John Pukite provides all the facts-so even the novice can identify and get to know America's fifty-two breeds of cattle. Every entry in this entertaining yet completely usable book features an illustration that highlights each breed's most easily identifiable traits, such as coloration pattern and body shape. The book includes a checklist of breeds so the die-hard cow watcher can keep track of sightings, a list of essential garb and gear for cow watching, a glossary of terms, a listing of breeder associations, and more. Fascinating cow trivia is interspersed throughout. Informative, amazing, and amusing, A Field Guide to Cows is the indispensable companion for would-be cow tippers, farmers, city folk, agriculturalists, interstate drivers, 4-H'ers, vacationing families, and everyone who likes to moo at cows.


Cow Facts

  • There are approximately 350 squirts in a gallon of milk
  • Old cows in India have their own nursing homes
  • From 1866 to 1895 cowboys drove about 10,000,000 cattle out of Texas


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from Penguin USA (May 1, 1998); titled "A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds"
9780140273885 | details & prices | 140 pages | 7.75 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $15.00
About: A guide to the cows of North America provides descriptions of fifty-two cattle breeds and includes tips for cow watchers, general cow facts, and a section on famous cows in history
from Diane Pub Co (July 1, 1996); titled "Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds"
9780756758547 | details & prices | 142 pages | 7.25 × 7.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $12.00
About: In A Field Guide to Cows, John Pukite provides all the facts-so even the novice can identify and get to know America's fifty-two breeds of cattle.

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