Dairy Cattle Study Materials

Books / Handbooks

Dairy Cattle: Principles, Practices, Problems Profits by Donald L. Bath, Frank N. Dickinson, H. Allen Tucker, 3rd edition, 1985, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia.

NRC. 2001. Nutrient Requirements for Dairy Cattle, 7th edition, National Academy Press, Washington, DC.

Booklets available from Hoard’s Dairyman (www.hoards.com)

2008 Feeding Guide, by Mike Hutjens, 3rd edition, 87 pages.

Successful Feeding Systems for Dairy, by Mike Hutjens, 56 pages.


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

eXtension Website

Southeast Dairy Extension

Selected University Extension Websites
(You also may want to check the dairy extension website in your home state.)

University of Illinois

Pennsylvania State University

University of Wisconsin (Click on the Extension link.)

Cornell University

University of Minnesota

Oklahoma State University