The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

by Gail Damerow

ISBN-10: 1603429697
ISBN-13: 9781603429696
Region: USA
Publication Date: March, 2011
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About The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

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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’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’ll find all the information you need in The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals.

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About Gail Damerow

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Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. They grow and preserve much of their own food. Damerow has written extensively on raising livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural subjects. She is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine. She is the author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Health Handbook, Your Chickens, Your Goats, Draft Horses and Mules, and numerous other books.

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