Beef Cattle Study Materials

Books / Handbooks

Beef Cattle Production and Management Decisions by Thomas G. Field, 5th edition, 2007, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.

Beef Cattle by A. L. Neumann and Keith S. Lusby, 8th edition, 1986, John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY.

Beef Cattle Production: An Integrated Approach by Verl M. Thomas, 1992, Waveland Press, Prospect Heights, IL.

Animal Science by James R. Gillespie, 1998, Delmar Publishers, Albany, NY

Pathways to Pregnancy and Parturition by P. L. Senger, 2nd edition, 2005, Current Conceptions Inc., Pullman, WA.

Animal Sciences: The Biology, Care and Production of Domestic Animals by John Campbell, 4th edition, 2002, McGraw Hill, New York, NY.

Texas Cooperative Extension, 2005, Texas Beef Cattle Management Handbook, Texas A&M University System, College Station, TX.

Beef Cattle Production by Danny D. Simms, 2013, SMS Publishing, Amarillo, TX


(It is suggested that individuals check several websites to see which best fits specific needs for review.)

eXtension Website

Selected University Beef Websites

(You also may want to check the beef extension website in your home state.)

Iowa Beef Center

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State Cow-Calf Corner
(Click on "Library" for a list of relevant publications.)

Oklahoma State Breeds of Livestock

Texas A&M University

University of Nebraska