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

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Full of practical everyday advice, this guide explains how a natural, organic approach to livestock farming produces healthy animals, reduces costs, and increases your operation’s self-sufficiency. Livestock expert Carol Ekarius helps you create a viable farm plan, choose suitable livestock, care for your animals’ health, and confidently manage housing, fencing, and feeding. Case studies of successful farmers provide inspiration as you learn everything you need to know to run a prosperous livestock farm and make the lifestyle of your dreams a reality.

About the Author


Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and 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.
 

Praise For…


“…the quintessential primer for rural families who want to take a step toward independence and increase their earnings…"

 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781580171625
ISBN-10: 1580171621
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: January 10th, 1999
Pages: 224
Language: English

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