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Backyard Livestock: Raising Good, Natural Food for Your Family, Third Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Long the primary reference for anyone who keeps animals as a sustainable food source, this latest edition includes up- to-date information on breeds and breeding, feed, disease prevention, housing, and management. The book also includes a chapter on growing feed; appendices covering disease identification and treatment, manure, tanning, incubators, and injections; and a catalog of supplemental resources. calls it "a handbook in the true sense of the word. You can pick it up and turn to any section to find quickly the information needed."

Synopsis:

This popular and widely praised book describes everything you need to know about selecting and raising small livestock.

About the Author

In addition to farming, Steven Thomas has written for many periodicals, including Country Journal and Yankee. He lives in Woodstock, VT.George Looby has degrees in agriculture and veterinary medicine and was with the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Woodstock, CT.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881507607
Author:
Thomas, Steven
Publisher:
Countryman Press
Illustrator:
Howell, Mark
Author:
Howell, Mark
Author:
Witten, Patricia
Author:
Looby, George P.
Author:
Looby, George B.
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Livestock
Subject:
Agriculture - Sustainable Agriculture
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
55 black-and-white line illustrations
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.8 in 0.97 lb

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