The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, and Bees

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Imagine a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees. Or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. With The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and honey bees. It&́#x80;™s easier than you think, and it can be done on small plots of land. This essential guide covers everything from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Whether you want to be more self-sufficient, save money, or just enjoy safer, healthier, more delicious animal products, you&́#x80;™ll find all the information you need in The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Storey Publishing, LLC,, 2011
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781603426978
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (360 pages)
Additional Contributors: Damerow, Gail


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CATLIN Apr 05, 2016

I know there are urban farmers raising chickens, goats, etc... within the city- I've seen the critters! Well, this book is for you and others who are contemplating raising some livestock within suburban and urban areas, also small farmers in exurbia! Good luck with the critters! Good book!

Sep 29, 2014

A really nice book:)

Aug 11, 2014

i dont like it at all

Aug 14, 2013

A good OVERVIEW of raising and keeping various farm animals, and gives a beginning farmer a good idea on which animals (s)he'd like to do more reading/research.

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