Nature Books - Farm Animals

The Farmer's Son: Calving Season on a Family Farm Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358305590
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Published: Mariner Books - May 12th, 2020

For fans of The Shepherd’s Life, a poignant memoir—and #1 Irish bestseller—about a wayward son’s return home to his family’s farm, and how he found a new beginning in an age-old world

Farming has been in John Connell's family for generations, but he never intended to follow in his father's footsteps.


Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603589864
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 19th, 2020

A naturalist's passionate dive into the lives of bees (of all stripes)--and the natural world in her own backyard


We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250757975
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Published: Picador - August 4th, 2020

In We Are the Weather, New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.


The Secret Life of Cows Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525557333
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Published: Penguin Books - July 7th, 2020

"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."—Lydia Davis

In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surprising personalities of her cows and other animals


First Time Beekeeping: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781631599514
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Published: Quarry Books - August 11th, 2020

This absolute beginner's guide for first-time beekeepers will teach you how to set up and care for your first colonies, from choosing a location for your new bee colonies through natural bee care and harvesting beehive products.
 
This handbook features expert beginner advice for:
  • Setting up and caring for your own colonies
  • Selecting the best


First Time Chicken Keeping: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Chickens Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781631599538
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Published: Quarry Books - August 11th, 2020

Filled with down-to-earth, common-sense advice, this absolute beginner's guide for first-time chicken keepers teaches you everything you want and need to know about raising a backyard flock.

Keeping backyard chickens can be fun and simple, even if you have limited backyard space.


The Unexpected Genius of Pigs Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780008383893
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Published: HarperCollins - June 23rd, 2020

We often consider dogs to be our enduring sidekicks but the truth is domestic pigs have played a role in our lives for nearly as long.

Pigs are highly social and smart. They like to play. They're inventive, crafty and belligerent - and incredibly singleminded.

Ultimately, we have far more in common with these creatures than we like to admit.


Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781509852697
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Published: Pan Books - June 1st, 2020

In Adventures of the Yorkshire Shepherdess Amanda takes us from her family’s desperate race to save a missing calf to finding her bra has been repurposed as a house martin’s nest, and from wild swimming to the brutal winter of 2018 that almost brought her to her knees. As busy as she is with her family and flock though, an exciting new project soon catches her eye.


Chicken: A History from Farmyard to Factory (Environmental History) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781509525911
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Published: Polity Press - July 15th, 2020

Why has the chicken become the meat par excellence, the most plentifully eaten and popular animal protein in the world, consumed from Beijing to Barcelona? As renowned historian Paul Josephson shows, the story of the chicken's rise involves a whole host of factors; from art, to nineteenth-century migration patterns to cold-war geopolitics.


Goats Giving Birth: What to Expect During Kidding Season Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780865719422
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Published: New Society Publishers - June 30th, 2020

Lessons, stories, and reflections from the Goat Midwife

There is nothing about goat care that creates more anticipation, excitement, frustration, and fear than birthing goats. What can you expect with a goat pregnancy? What do you do if things go wrong when goats give birth? What happens when you have a challenging newborn kid?


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