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

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

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by Carol Ekarius
     
 

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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,

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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.

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603427340
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
11/10/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
639,155
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Carol Ekarius is the co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and she is 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, where her four-legged and winged family keeps her busy.
 

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Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good overall book! Need to have some back ground in agriculture. Good insite in planning and marketing.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book will stay in my immediately available collection. Great reference material with excellent examples and stories.
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Skykit.
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We r moving to blue grass