The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals
Publication Date: March 23, 2011
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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.
The Best Breakfast You'll Ever Eat, Courtesy of Your Backyard Animals:
Breakfast isn't the only meal you'll enjoy from your backyard farm...
Imagine the satisfaction of feeding your family wholesome eggs, milk, meat, and honey produced by animals raised organically and humanely in your backyard. On as little land as one-tenth of an acre, you can raise healthy, productive barnyard animals and take a big step toward food independence.
Learn how to:
Table of Contents:
Introducing Backyard Farm Animals
How Many Animals Can You Keep?
Ducks & Geese
Dairy Cows & Beef Cattle
Includes Full-Color at-a-Glance Breed Guide