The Dairy Goat Handbook

For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm
Author: Ann Starbard
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 076034731X
Category: Cooking
Page: 192
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"Like many domesticated animals, goats require an attentive eye and constant care and upkeep. Learn how with The Dairy Goat Handbook. Whether raising them for pleasure or profit, this guide provides everything you need to know to raise a happy and healthy herd."-- Back cover

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees
Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426973
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 360
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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.

Prepper's Livestock Handbook

Lifesaving Strategies and Sustainable Methods for Keeping Chickens, Rabbits, Goats, Cows and other Farm Animals
Author: Leigh Tate
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612438180
Category: Reference
Page: N.A
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Build and Operate a Small-Scale Ranch Anywhere from your Backyard to Bug Out Bunker Healthy, Happy Homesteading Whether you’re looking for a farm-to-table solution that provides fresh meat and dairy products today, or a long-term plan that will feed you and your family after the collapse of civilization—or both!— this all-in-one preparedness guide is for you. It teaches sustainable animal husbandry skills that allow you to build and operate your own small-scale ranch anywhere from a backyard to a bug-out bunker. Packed with tips, techniques and strategies, this handy guide breaks down everything you need to know, including how to: • Choose the best breeds for your needs • Build barns, coops, hutches and fencing • Grow feed and utilize pastures • Breed your stock and raise offspring • Protect your animals from predators • Provide basic health and vet care • Preserve fresh milk, eggs and meat

The Homesteading Handbook

A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More
Author: Abigail R. Gehring
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1616082658
Category: House & Home
Page: 272
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Explains how to grow an organic garden, preserve the food one grows, build alternate-energy devices by hand, identify edible wild foods, conserve water, handcraft household items and much more, in a book with 500 full-color illustrations. Original.

Backyard Farming: Raising Goats: For Dairy and Meat


Author: Kim Pezza
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781306925150
Category:
Page: N.A
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"Backyard Farming: Raising Goats" is the ideal resource for the new farmer just starting out, providing a comprehensive guide for preparing and caring for the addition of goats to your backyard farm! Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is the perfect guide for beginners thinkingabout including goats to their sustainable homestead. Covering every topic from selecting and maintaining a breed, to the tools and space you'll need, to all the wonderful benefits that owning goats can provide, "Backyard Farming: Raising Goats "includes all that you need to know to get the most out of your new herd. Including time-tested tips and tricks used by expert farmers, this invaluable resource is a must-have for anyone looking to raise goats at home! EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO GET STARTED. Covering topics from selecting the perfect breed for your space and time requirements, to milking and culling your herd, to preparing for and raising the next generation of kids, "Backyard Farming: Raising Goats" is the all-in-one guide for the aspiring home goatherd. EASY TO FOLLOW, EASY TO UNDERSTAND. Written in simple, informative language, complete with numerous illustrations of proper techniques and housing set-ups, Backyard Farming: Raising Goats is written with first-time goatherds in mind. A GREAT ADDITION TO ANY BACKYARD FARM. The benefits of owning goats range widely: goat's milk, meat, even goat hair has its uses and markets. Easier to care for than sheep and lots of fun besides, "Backyard Farming: Raising Goats" is the perfect first step to adding livestock to your farming experience! "The Backyard Farming "series offers easy-to-use guides to help first-time farmers and homesteaders experience the satisfaction that comes from producing their own food. Rural areas with acres of land, suburban neighborhoods with small backyards, or urban environments with limited space--no matter what your situation, these books are tailored to your unique needs and resources. Each volume in this series is dedicated to a particular topic in backyard farming, whether you're planning to grow food for your family or for sale at your local farmers market. Featuring simple instructions and helpful illustrations, the "Backyard Farming" series empowers you and your family to enjoy the freshest ingredients possible--direct from your own backyard!

The Homesteader's Handbook to Raising Small Livestock


Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Rodale Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 246
View: 1947

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Assesses the problems, benefits, and work involved in raising rabbits, chickens, turkeys, goats, sheep, hogs, geese, ducks, guinea fowl, and pigeons for home consumption

The "have-more" Plan

How to Make a Small Cash Income Into the Best and Happiest Living Any Family Could Want
Author: Edward North Robinson,Carolyn Robinson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: 81
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Successful Farming


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
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Includes various special sections or issues annually: 1968- Harvesting issue (usually no. 7 or 8); 1968- Crop planning issue (usually no. 12; title varies slightly); Machinery management issue (usually no. 2); 1970- Crop planting issue (usually no. 4; title varies slightly).