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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: A1159

ISBN: 1603420363

Condition: New


From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the floppy-eared Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock. Comprehensive, colourful, and captivating, Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs features full-colour profiles of 163 livestock breeds. Whether you're looking for a gentle domestic backyard animal or are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed on your farm, you're sure to find an animal that's perfect for your needs. 320 pages. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

By: Jerry Bellanger and Sara Thomson Bredesen

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1162

ISBN: 1603425802

Condition: New


A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This comprehensive guide covers everything from selecting an appropriate breed to marketing your own products, while providing expert information on milking, grooming, housing, feeding, routine medical care, making cheese, and more. You'll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

By: Maggie Sayer

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1153

ISBN: 1603425829

Condition: New


Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavour. With expert advice on selecting the best breed for your needs, maintaining facilities, and providing necessary medical attention, this guide covers all aspects of successfully keeping meat goats. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep 4th Edition

By: Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1158

ISBN: 1603424598

Condition: New


Whether you're about to acquire your first sheep or are interested in diversifying your operation with rare breeds, Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep covers everything small-scale sheep farmers need to know to keep their animals healthy and productive. Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You'll also find tips on profitably marketing your meat and fibre products, as well as information on obtaining organic certifications. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock: Goats, Sheep, Donkeys, Pigs, Horses, Cattle, Llamas

By: Sue Weaver

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: A1160

ISBN: 1603424814

Condition: New


Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You'll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive. View more info

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Humane Livestock Handling : Understanding Livestock Behaviour and Building Facilities for Healthier Animals

By: Temple Grandin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 9781603420280

ISBN: 1603420282

Condition: New


Temple Grandin, one of the most influential advocate of humane livestock treatment, has spent her life developing stress-free facility designs and standards of humane management. In an environment of growing concern regarding large factory farming practices, Grandin is a voice of reason explaining the benefits of keeping animals calm through every phase of their lives - benefits that include safer working conditions, higher yields of marketable meat, better-quality meat, and, of course, more humane conditions for the animals.The first half of "Humane Livestock Handling" reviews the natural beh... View more info

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Temple Grandin's Guide to Working With Farm Animals : Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm

By: Temple Grandin

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 9781612127446

ISBN: 1612127444

Condition: New


Knowing how to safely and effectively lead, restrain, and otherwise handle livestock in the field and in farm facilities is critical to being a successful livestock farmer. Renowned animal behaviorist and best-selling author Temple Grandin's guide to livestock handling for small farmers includes her own unique understanding of what motivates the behaviors of cows, pigs, goats, and sheep. She explains herd dynamics, pecking order, and what species are compatible with others in the field. She also explains the distinctive fears, instincts, and memories of each species and then applies this under... View more info