Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit

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Storey Publishing, LLC, Nov 10, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 192 pages
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Carol Ekarius' natural, organic approach to livestock management produces healthier animals, reduces feed and health care costs, and maximizes your profit. Includes case studies of successful farmers, nitty-gritty details of every facet of livestock farming, and fascinating insights on how to work with nature instead of against it.

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A really great guide to pasture livestock. Both practical and immensely detailed, this lady knows her stuff. From financial planning, to holistic management overview, to pasture monitoring, to marketing, to animal husbandry, this book has it all. Read full review

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Great reference book with nice little stories in-between. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Carol Ekarius is the co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and she is the author of several books, including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado, where her four-legged and winged family keeps her busy.
 

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