The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Book - 2011
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Enjoy 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. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.

Companion to Storey's best-selling The Backyard Homestead, this book delves deeper into raising animals for meat, milk, eggs, cheese, and other dairy products.


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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, c2011
ISBN: 9781603429696
Branch Call Number: 636 BAC
Characteristics: vi, 353 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Damerow, Gail
Alternative Title: Barnyard in your backyard

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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!

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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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