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The Backyard Homestead Book Guide to Raising Farm Animals

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The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals Book

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Even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and honey bees. It’s easier than you think, and it can be done on small plots of land. 360 pages
Imagine 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.

With The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, even urban and suburban residents can successfully raise chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, cows, pigs, and honey bees. It’s easier than you think, and it can be done on small plots of land.

This essential guide covers everything from selecting the right breeds to producing delicious fresh milk, cheese, honey, eggs, and meat. Whether you want to be more self-sufficient, save money, or just enjoy safer, healthier, more delicious animal products, you’ll find all the information you need in The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals.

From the Back Cover
The Best Breakfast You'll Ever Eat, Courtesy of Your Backyard Animals:

Gather fresh eggs for fluffy omelets.
Stuff homemade sausages with meat.
Fill your omelet with tangy, creamy cheese.
Stir sweet honey into tea or coffee.
Fry a steak or bacon as a savory side.
Top off your meal with a cold glass of milk.

Breakfast isn't the only meal you'll enjoy from your backyard farm...
Imagine the satisfaction of feeding your family wholesome eggs, milk, meat, and honey produced by animals raised organically and humanely in your backyard. On as little land as one-tenth of an acre, you can raise healthy, productive barnyard animals and take a big step toward food independence.

Learn how to:

Raise chickens in brooder boxes
Determine the freshness of eggs hidden in the backyard
Roast a duck or goose to perfection
Make goat-milk yogurt
Interpret everyday sheep behavior
Harvest honey
Raise your own Thanksgiving turkey
Manage your beef cattle to produce the best-tasting meat

Includes Full-Color at-a-Glance Breed Guide

The animal-raising companion to The Backyard Homestead.

About the Author

Gail Damerow, author of The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition, has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen country skills how-to books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry and Countryside magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard.

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