A lively, engaging introduction to the history of goats in Britain, and the recent renaissance of goat-related products.
A comprehensive, richly illustrated introduction to the fascinating natural history of the pig, from prehistory to the present
Fiber Animals for the Backyard and Hobby Farm Raising backyard fiber animals is rising in popularity, as more and more people seek traditional textiles for yarn-focused crafts like knitting, crocheting, and weaving, as well as spinning, embroidery, needlepoint, needle felting, wet felting, and fiber dying.
What does it take to raise a happy pig? Armed with experience from running the largest organic hog operation in Maine, author Alice Percy is well equipped to answer this question.
Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep is the best-selling, most trusted reference for farmers and backyard homesteaders with any size flock. The fifth edition is now updated with full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, including a gallery of the best breed choices for both meat and fiber.$16.99ISBN: 9781620083444Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Companionhouse Books - August 13th, 2019
Chickens Are Smarter Than You Think Your chicken can do anything a dog can do if you train it right Hens and roosters can be ordered go to the coop, perch on your arm, come when called, and generally respond and behave as you wish. This book presents an effective training program to get domesticated chickens to follow a variety of commands.$19.99ISBN: 9781473684218Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Teach Yourself - July 30th, 2019
Everything an amateur pigkeeper needs for success$34.95ISBN: 9781612129846Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 25th, 2019Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep is the best-selling, most trusted reference for farmers and backyard homesteaders with any size flock. The fifth edition is now updated with full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, including a gallery of the best breed choices for both meat and fiber.$24.95ISBN: 9781603588485Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - September 13th, 2019
A naturalist's passionate dive into the world of bees of all stripes--what she has learned about them, and what we can learn from them$19.99ISBN: 9781641524865Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Rockridge Press - June 25th, 2019
Easy beekeeping for new-bees.
Wouldn't it be great to raise your own bees, have a fresh supply of honey, and bring thousands of healthy pollinators into your yard? Beekeeping for Beginners is a simple, step-by-step guide that helps you learn the fundamentals of modern beekeeping. You (and your bees) will be buzzing with delight.$19.99ISBN: 9780760364154Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Voyageur Press - June 11th, 2019Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this is the book for you.
Goats are more popular than ever. The expert, hands-on advice in this new edition of Voyageur Press's best-selling goat manual makes it easy to get started.$19.99ISBN: 9781631597343Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Quarry Books - June 11th, 2019The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping is the first book designed to help chicken keepers keep chickens with limited resources and environmental impact.
This essential guide collects the Chicken Whisperer’s own personal tips, tricks, and suggestions for reducing waste, re-purposing materi