Farm Animals: Your Guide to Raising Livestock

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Fox Mtn. Pub., 2002 - Nature - 312 pages
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"From lists of fundamental start-up equipment to advice on charting income and expenses, this book guides small farmers through feeding, sheltering, and breeding cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, ducks, and chickens. Breeders and farmers learn the full scope of husbandry and care, including which records should be maintainedhealth records, breeding journals, milk sheets, and family treesto which ointments, sprays, and syringes should be kept in the animal first aid box. Included are farrowing charts and pregnancy diaries that detail each step of gestation. Extensive details and instructions are provided on castration, giving iron, docking tails, and caring for newborns. Farmers' accounts, photos, a glossary of terminology, and a list of resources offer support to experienced and novice farmers alike."

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Farm animals: your guide to raising livestock

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These two new books are targeted at anyone with a couple of acres (and even city dwellers where ordinances permit) who would like to raise a few farm animals for meat, milk, eggs, or simply enjoyment ... Read full review

About the author (2002)

Peck-Whiting has enjoyed writing since her elementary years. She grew up all around Washington State.

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