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 the Publisher
Your handy guide for cow watching in North America.
Learn the difference between a Simmental and Hereford. Find out what state has the most dairy cows. Discover the origin of the Texas Longhorn. See how many spots cover an official black and white Holstein.
A Field Guide to Cows features detailed descriptions 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. Also learn about: the best milking cow, the smallest cow, the longest-horned cow, and many more cows. Also includes: tips on cow watching, scores of cow facts, famous cows in history, and a genuine field-tested cow call.
Reviews and Commentary for A Field Guide to Cows
Statesman Journal, Salem, Oregon : This is both a read-at-home and take-along book.
The Courier-Journal, Kentucky : ...a fascinating and sometimes very funny paperback book with 141 pages of cow facts and more.
Customer Comments firstname.lastname@example.org from Melbourne, Australia , 12/12/97, rating=8: Anyone who likes cows will like this book. This book has a light-hearted feel to it - and why not ? Cows are a bit hard to take seriously ! But 'A Field Guide to Cows' is not an attempt to poke fun AT cows, it is a fun , very readable summary of all the major types of cows, suitable for both beginners and experienced cow farmers. The non-serious nature of the book means you are more likely to keep re-reading it and learn more than you would from a boring serious book. I lent a copy of this to a cow farmer who normally doesn't enjoy books, and he loved it ! Cows Rule , OK?