Timely book for those new to raising their own food.
Great Gift for anyone with a few acres
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Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eggs, Collect Fresh Milk, Make Your Own Cheese, Keep Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Rabbits, Goats, Sheep, Pigs, Cattle, & Bees
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.
Replaces Barnyard in Backyard
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Gail Damerow, author of “The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition,” has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen country skills how-to books, including the best-selling “Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks.” Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry and Countryside magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard.
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