Temple Grandin's Guide to Working With Farm Animals
Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small FarmBook - 2017
Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin’s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think — describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories — and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You’ll learn to become a skilled observer of animal movement and behavior, and detailed illustrations will help you set up simple and efficient facilities for managing a small herd of 3 to 25 cattle or pigs, or 5 to 100 goats or sheep.
Revered animal behavior expert Temple Grandin offers small-scale farmers of all levels her unique insights into cattle, pigs, sheep, and goats, along with practical guidance on how to safely and humanely move, handle, and restrain livestock.
Publisher: North Adams, Mass. : Storey Publishing, c2017
Branch Call Number: 636 GRA
Characteristics: 181 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm.
Alternative Title: Guide to working with farm animals