The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Book - 2011
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Presents a comprehensive guide to raising farm animals for food independence, from managing a honey bee hive to caring for and breeding meat and dairy cows, pigs, goats, and fowl.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., ©2011
ISBN: 9781603429696
1603429697
Call Number: 636 B1269 2011
Characteristics: vi, 353 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Damerow, Gail

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*From advice organized by breed and focused on small-scale production on as little space as a standard, one-eighth-acre lot, readers can learn about the backyard provision of veggies, salmonella-free eggs, organic meat, fleece and fiber for spinning, fresh honey, milk, butter, and cheese. Illustr... Read More »

*From advice organized by breed and focused on small-scale production on as little space as a standard, one-eighth-acre lot, readers can learn about the backyard provision of veggies, salmonella-free eggs, organic meat, fleece and fiber for spinning, fresh honey, milk, butter, and cheese. Illustr... Read More »


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hismeans_0
Apr 02, 2019

This book has a lot of information that I haven't seen elsewhere. I want to see this book again.

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!

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YayaH16
Sep 29, 2014

A really nice book:)

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jassmin
Aug 11, 2014

i dont like it at all

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DolphinDogs
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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