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Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks,
Geese, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, and Cattle: The
perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of having that
little place in the country, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers
tried-and-true, expert advice on raising healthy, happy,
productive farm animals: chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits,
goats, sheep, and dairy cows.
in Your Backyard : A Beginner's Guide: As they
learned to raise chickens, Gail and Rick Luttmann came to
realize the need for a comprehensive but clear and nontechnical
guide. Their book covers all the basics in a light and entertaining
sytle, from housing and feeding through incubating, bringing
up chicks, butchering, and raising chickens for show.
Dairy Goats: The Best Advice on Raising Dairy Goats.
This indispensable, fully illustrated guide provides the
very latest practical information for dairy goat owners.
All of the essentials are covered.
Milk Goats Successfully: An informative and helpful
book covering all aspects of raising milk goats.
Sheep: An invaluable resource for everyone who
raises sheep. Contains the most comprehensive and current
information available on breeds (including minor ones),
feeding and housing, breeding and lambing, pasture management,
disease and health care, and herding dogs.
Encyclopedia of Historic and Endangered Livestock and Poultry
Breeds: This comprehensive book features:
• complete information on the history, characteristics,
qualities, and traits of 138 endangered livestock breeds
(goats, sheep, swine, cattle, horses, other equines) and
53 poultry breeds (chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese)
• where these breeds may be seen today
• the degree of rarity of each breed in the United
States, United Kingdom, and Canada
• information on feral livestock populations
• 160 colour photographs and over 80 black and white
photos and historical illustrations.
Tractor: The Permaculture Guide to Happy Hens and Healthy
Soil: A unique book detailing the smart idea of
using chickens to fertilize and work up the soil in the
garden as they scratch and search for harmful insects.
Encyclopedia of Country Living: This definitive
classic on food, gardening, and self-sufficient living is
a complete resource for living off the land with over 800
pages of collected wisdom from country expert, Carla Emery--how
to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise farm
animals, make sausage, milk a goat, grow herbs, churn butter,
make soap, work with bees and more. An absolutely essential
Treatment of Cattle By Homoeopathy: By
the renowned Scottish homeopathic veterinary surgeon George
MacLeod, this book covers the homeopathic treatment of a
wide range of cattle ailments. Explains the nature of the
ailments, clinical signs, and homeopathic treatment.