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By Laura Childs

A moment variation of the cherished consultant to farm animals.

When the going will get tricky, the harsh . . . begin elevating their very own nutrition. within the first full-color consultant of its sort, writer and small farm proprietor Laura Childs unearths precisely what it takes to begin elevating your personal animals, together with chickens, ducks, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. Childs discusses what you could count on to reap out of your animals—from eggs to exploit to meat to wool—based on her personal real-life studies. even if you must elevate a number of chickens for eggs by myself, test your hand at a couple of goats with the goal of creating your individual cheese, or maintain your loved ones and make a few more money from elevating cows and promoting red meat, this can be the ebook for you.

Childs explains tips on how to start and every thing you want to learn about effectively elevating each one animal, including:

• comparability of breeds
• Designing your farm strategy
• getting ready a house on your livestock
• What to feed your animals
• Animal health
• Breeding
• Milking, laying eggs, and butchering

This priceless consultant is the appropriate first e-book for someone drawn to beginning a yard barnyard or a small farm—or easily dreaming concerning the idea.

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