Llamas and Alpacas: Small-scale Herding for Pleasure and Profit [NOOK Book]

Overview


There has never been a better time to add a few camelid comrades to your camp—and in Llamas and Alpacas, author and expert Sue Weaver shows you just how to make it happen! With color photos, advice from experienced breeders and farmers, and a comprehensive appendix on common maladies, you'll learn the ins and outs of buying and caring for these remarkable creatures—and delight in what they can do for you in returns!

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Llamas and Alpacas: Small-scale Herding for Pleasure and Profit

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Overview


There has never been a better time to add a few camelid comrades to your camp—and in Llamas and Alpacas, author and expert Sue Weaver shows you just how to make it happen! With color photos, advice from experienced breeders and farmers, and a comprehensive appendix on common maladies, you'll learn the ins and outs of buying and caring for these remarkable creatures—and delight in what they can do for you in returns!

The Hobby Farms livestock care manuals will help both experienced and novice hobby farmers realize their own dreams of life on the farm - for pleasure and profit.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935484929
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 255,425
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author


Sue Weaver is the author of Sheep: Small-scale Sheep Keeping for Pleasure and Profit and Chickens: Tending a Small-scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit. She has also written hundreds of articles about animals over the years and is a contributing editor for Hobby Farms magazine. Sue and her husband John live near Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, where as the proprietors of Wolf Moon Boers they raise show-quality full-blood Boer goats. They also raise double-registered miniature American Brecknock Hill Cheviot and Keyrrey-Shee sheep, AMHR Miniature Horses of cob type, and American Curly horses.
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  • Posted December 2, 2011

    awesome book!

    I have read and re-read this book! My dream is to someday own a small Alpaca farm and this book was so informational!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2012

    Llamas and Alpaccas

    Great book very precise. Try making one about armadillos

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2012

    Llamas rule!!!

    OMG I LOVE LLAMAS!!!!!! AND ALPACAS!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2012

    Llamas

    Llamas are so much better than al

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    What are alpacas? What are alpacas

    Please tell me

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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