Backyard Livestock

Backyard Livestock

Raising Good Natural Food for your Family

Book - 1990
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WW Norton
This popular and widely praised book describes everything you need to know about selecting and raising small livestock.
Long the primary reference for anyone who keeps animals as a sustainable food source, this latest edition includes up- to-date information on breeds and breeding, feed, disease prevention, housing, and management. The book also includes a chapter on growing feed; appendices covering disease identification and treatment, manure, tanning, incubators, and injections; and a catalog of supplemental resources. Country Journal calls it "a handbook in the true sense of the word. You can pick it up and turn to any section to find quickly the information needed."

Baker & Taylor
Compiles information on the selection, feeding, housing, breeding, care, and butchering of poultry, rabbits, sheep, goats, pigs, and veal calves

Publisher: Woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press, c1990
Edition: Rev., expanded ed
ISBN: 9780881501827
Characteristics: xvi, 229 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Looby, George P.


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