Nature Books - Farm Animals

British Goats (Shire Library) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9781784423605
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Published: Shire Publications - September 17th, 2019

A lively, engaging introduction to the history of goats in Britain, and the recent renaissance of goat-related products.


The Pig: A Natural History Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691182018
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 2019

A comprehensive, richly illustrated introduction to the fascinating natural history of the pig, from prehistory to the present


Raising Animals for Fiber: Producing Wool from Sheep, Goats, Alpacas, and Rabbits in Your Backyard Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781620083246
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Published: Companionhouse Books - September 10th, 2019

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.


Happy Pigs Taste Better: A Complete Guide to Organic and Humane Pasture-Based Pork Production Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781603587914
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - June 18th, 2019

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, 5th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781612129808
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 25th, 2019

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.


Click with Your Chick: A Complete Chicken Training Course Using the Clicker Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781620083444
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Published: 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.


Get Started In Pig Keeping: How to Raise Happy Pigs in your Outdoor Space Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781473684218
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Published: Teach Yourself - July 30th, 2019

Everything an amateur pigkeeper needs for success


Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising) Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9781612129846
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 25th, 2019

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.


Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781603588485
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Published: 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


Beekeeping for Beginners: How to Raise Your First Bee Colonies Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781641524865
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Published: 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.


How to Raise Goats: Third Edition, Everything You Need to Know: Breeds, Housing, Health and Diet, Dairy and Meat, Kid Care (FFA) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780760364154
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Published: Voyageur Press - June 11th, 2019

Whether 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.


The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781631597343
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Published: Quarry Books - June 11th, 2019

The 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


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