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    DescriptionTargeted to urban and suburban reader who may be new to animal raising, "The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals" is a compendium of information on chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cattle, pigs and honey bees - all of which are suitable for small-scale backyard food production. Readers will learn exactly how to raise these animals successfully, from selecting the rights breeds for the space and resources available to producing delicious cheese, honey, milk, eggs and meat. Comprehensive and details, yet readable and fun, the book includes hundreds of helpful line drawings. It also offers an appealing fold out colour section illustrating the breeds most suitable for backyard life, along with breed profiles for each animal.


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    Title
    The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gail Damerow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 276 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,007 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781603429696
    ISBN 10: 1603429697
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Abridged Dewey: 636
    Ingram Subject Code: AN
    Libri: I-AN
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/URBAN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27650
    Ingram Theme: DEMO/SUBURB
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    B&T Approval Code: A74320000
    DC22: 636
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: SF61 .B348 2011
    Thema V1.0: TVH
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    full colour photographs throughout
    Publisher
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Imprint name
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Publication date
    01 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    North Adams
    Back cover copy
    The Best Breakfast You'll Ever Eat, Courtesy of Your Backyard Animals: Gather fresh eggs for fluffy omelets.Stuff homemade sausages with meat.Fill your omelet with tangy, creamy cheese.Stir sweet honey into tea or coffee.Fry a steak or bacon as a savory side.Top off your meal with a cold glass of milk. 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: Raise chickens in brooder boxesDetermine the freshness of eggs hidden in the backyardRoast a duck or goose to perfectionMake goat-milk yogurtInterpret everyday sheep behaviorHarvest honeyRaise your own Thanksgiving turkeyManage your beef cattle to produce the best-tasting meatIncludes Full-Color at-a-Glance Breed Guide The animal-raising companion to "The Backyard Homestead."