The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals

Book - 2011
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Enjoy a weekend breakfast featuring eggs, bacon, and honey from your own chickens, pigs, and bees, or a holiday meal with your own heritage-breed turkey as the main attraction. Gail Damerow covers everything you need to successfully raise your own farm animals, from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Even with just a small plot of land, you can become more self-sufficient, save money, and enjoy healthy, delicious animal products.

Also available in this series: The Backyard Homestead, The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects, The Backyard Homestead Seasonal Planner, and The Backyard Homestead Book of Kitchen Know-How.

Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2011.
ISBN: 9781603429696
Characteristics: 353 pages : illustrations (some color)
Additional Contributors: Damerow, Gail
Bonney, Richard E.
Alternative Title: Barnyard in your backyard.


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Apr 02, 2019

This book has a lot of information that I haven't seen elsewhere. I want to see this book again.

CATLIN Apr 05, 2016

I know there are urban farmers raising chickens, goats, etc... within the city- I've seen the critters! Well, this book is for you and others who are contemplating raising some livestock within suburban and urban areas, also small farmers in exurbia! Good luck with the critters! Good book!

Sep 29, 2014

A really nice book:)

Aug 11, 2014

i dont like it at all

Aug 14, 2013

A good OVERVIEW of raising and keeping various farm animals, and gives a beginning farmer a good idea on which animals (s)he'd like to do more reading/research.

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