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Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals (Paperback) (Richard E. Bonney & Kelly Klober & Darrell
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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. WithThe 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.
Presents a comprehensive guide to raising farm animals for food independence, from managing a honey bee hive to caring for and breeding meat and dairy cows, pigs, goats, and fowl.
Number of Pages: 353
Sub-Genre: Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Richard E. Bonney & Kelly Klober & Darrell L. Salsbury & Malcolm T. Sanford
Street Date: March 23, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 248-62-6004
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