The Hoard’s Dairyman’s Bookstore

Your complete dairy library for books, videos, and more. Quantity discounts are available on some items. Learn more here. {link}. Please call 920-563-5551 or email Maggie at if you have any questions.


$ 65
2 Year Hoards en español Subscription. Issue printed monthly (Mexico subscribers only)
$ 40.00
Order your Online Subscription Renewal here Your online subscription includes a searchable archive of over 15 years of back issues. Hoard's Dairyman Tools for milking faster, better, smarter Tips, techniques...
$ 95
A great value for this monthly magazine. (Mexico subscribers only)

Featured Products

$ 8.00
Written by milk quality specialists, this 56-page employee training manual features side-by-side English and Spanish lessons. This guide provides in-depth training related to mastitis basics, parlor practices,
$ 20.00
Designed in art deco style, these 18 x 24" posters capture some of the most iconic views of World Dairy Expo. Buy the collection for $20 or pick your favorite for $5 each
$ 35.00
The pair of books record W.D. Hoard's most famous quotes, the evolution of the dairy industry, and the photographic gems of a generation of dairy related work
$ 11.95
New 2017 Calendar! Gracing the cover of this yearly tradition is a curious Hoard’s Dairyman Farm Guernsey at sunset. As reader’s have come to expect from the annual calendar, the monthly photos,
$ 19.95
New! Combining the intricacies of dairy cow health care with the welfare protocols of the USDA organic program, author and veterinarian Paul Biagiotti details vital information for managing organic dairy
$ 25.00
New! World Dairy Expo will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016, and to celebrate this milestone, journalists have collaborated to create a historical book reminiscing on 50 years of Expo memories. The

Books as Gifts and More

$ 6.00
by James Baird Dairy collectibles takes you back through our industry's history; describes and illustrates over 400 items, and this edition, revised in 2002, includes an updated buyer's price guide
$ 8.00
Limited copies available! Beginning in 1948, long-time Hoard's Dairyman art director Jim Baird crafted beautiful Christmas themed drawings to grace the cover of the December issue of the magazine. This...
$ 3.00
A timeless quote from W.D. Hoard that you can post or frame for your farm. Remind employees and family that the foster mother of the human race is meant to be treated with care and respect. The rule to...

Books and Videos for Youth

$ 8.00
A 24-page, in-depth book centered on the Young Dairymen linear series. It includes 90-plus color photos and a full-page body parts' diagram. To further enhance learning, there are additional educational...
$ 5.00
New US edition: This book details what the young showman needs to know, and includes the newly released PDCA Showmanship Evaluation card. Contents include the fundamentals of showmanship; attributes of...
$ 25.00
NEW EDITION! Fully interactive CD using audio, visual and navigation capabilities. Each section includes interactive quizzes. Now incorporates newest PDCA Scorecard in all parts of the Flash presentation,...

Animal Health

$ 20.00
SECOND EDITION: Greatly expanded, this invaluable guide covers infectious and noninfectious diseases, now in two chapters. Diagnosis of upper leg lameness in calves through adult cattle is probably the...
$ 24.95
Newly revised and updated, chapters include: Maintaining a healthy herd; From calf to cow; Achieving reproductive efficiency; The udder and mastitis; Digestive and metabolic disorders; Respiratory diseases;...
$ 24.95
"Cows send out useful information every moment of the day. You just need to know how to read the signals." Signals are continuous: cows' health, their well-being, nutrition and production. The challenge...


$ 14.95
by Seidel, Elsden & Hasler Embryo transfer in dairy cattle has been updated throughout with new information on sexing embryos, sexing semen, cloning, marketing, as well as the basics and economics of this...
$ 20.00
Nutrition, genetic factors, diseases of reproduction, embryo losses, breeding heifers, pregnancy diagnosis, synch strategies, fine-tuning your reproductive program, also description of anatomy and explanation...
$ 2.00
Gestation & Interval Calculator gives calf due dates; keeps tabs on intervals between services, calving to first heat, to fine-tune reproductive management

Farm Business

$ 8.00
This record-keeping book is in a spreadsheet format, making entry/retrieval of information easier. Receipts pages include short-term and long-term capital items, more breakdowns for milk receipts; expenses...
$ 15.00
Some 350 of the top Handy Hints submitted by Hoard's Dairyman readers over the last 10 years. You're bound to find great ideas for saving time and money! Conveniently organized into categories of Housing,...
$ 37.50
Cow Folders give you a file on each cow, to record heat and breeding dates, calving records, health/immunization records. Sold in sets of 25 right, center and left tabs (75 total folders)

Feed & Nutrition

$ 54.00
Dairy Nutrition CD from the Univ. of Illinois online course, Advanced Dairy Nutrition is team-taught by Dave Fischer, Mike Hutjens, Jim Drackley, Jimmy Clark, Richard Wallace, Ric Grummer, Garrett Oetzel...
by Mike Hutjens Focus is all types of feeding systems, their practicality for different herd sizes and economics, from grain feeding to TMRs; also feed storage, feed bunk management. 56 pages Chapter 1...
$ 11.95
Dairy cow physiology; optimizing dry matter intake; feeding and the gestation/lactation cycle; ration formulation; purchasing and valuing feed; special feeding challenges; BST; hot weather; 3X milking,...

Milk & Milk Quality

$ 5.00
Milk house, 20'x24', wood frame, includes lavatory/utility room
$ 50
by Peter Edmondson | Controlling somatic cell counts can be an ongoing battle for many dairy farmers. How to Control Somatic Cell Counts is written by a veterinarian who specializes resolving mastitis...
$ 24.95
by Pierre Lévesque. This important new book includes all aspects of the disease, including causes, prevention and treatments. Main points are highlighted with outstanding illustrations, and both...
$ 29.95
The dairy producer with robotic milkers is more of a coach than a player. Do you have what it takes? Do you have the management skills and ability? Find out how in this new book by Cow Signals author Jan...

Spanish Language / Publicaciones en espanol

$ 9.00
by Mike Hutjens. Dairy cow physiology; optimizing dry matter intake; feeding & the gestation/lactation cycle; ration formulation; purchasing & valuing feed; challenges of rBST; hot weath­er; 3X milking....
$ 20.00
Por Coleen Jones y Jud Heinrichs. Completamente nuevo, este libro le da lo que necesita para crecer las becerras. EL PARTO sucesos de un parto normal; Cómo asistir el parto; Cidado del recién...
$ 20.00
Información sobre la nutrición, los factores genéticos, enfermedades de la reproducción, muerte embrionaria, diagnóstico de gestación, estrategias de sincronización,...

Building Plans

$ 56.00
Your one stop shop for dairy planning! From the planning and development process to various housing options, this book contains tables, charts, figures and measurements to customize your dairy housing...
$ 7.00
First on the scene, decision/action guide for farm emergencies; great training for EMS
$ 23.00
Details 12 free-stall barns, two- to six-row, from 62 stalls up to 348 stalls; section for dry, pre- & post-fresh/hospital includes 11 plans, including free-stall and bedded pack shelters, and a section