Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock: Goats, Sheep, Donkeys, Horses, Pigs, Cattle [NOOK Book]

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Whether you are raising miniature livestock for meat, milk, or fiber, or keeping them as show animals or pets, you need essential, expert instruction and advice. Storey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock, by Sue Weaver, is the go-to-guide that takes the mystery out of minis. Breeding, feeding, housing, nutrition, and exercise, as well as disease prevention and treatment — this comprehensive guide has everything that new and experienced farmers need to keep minis healthy and ...

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Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock: Goats, Sheep, Donkeys, Horses, Pigs, Cattle

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Overview

Whether you are raising miniature livestock for meat, milk, or fiber, or keeping them as show animals or pets, you need essential, expert instruction and advice. Storey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock, by Sue Weaver, is the go-to-guide that takes the mystery out of minis. Breeding, feeding, housing, nutrition, and exercise, as well as disease prevention and treatment — this comprehensive guide has everything that new and experienced farmers need to keep minis healthy and productive.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603426787
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 11/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 479,708
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Sue Weaver sold her first freelance article in 1969. Since then she’s marketed material to major horse periodicals including The Western Horseman, Horse Illustrated, and Chronicle
of the Horse
, Flying Changes, Horseman’s Market, Arabian Horse Times, The Appaloosa News, The Quarter Horse Journal, Horse’n Around, and The Brayer. In 2003 she began writing solely for Hobby Farms magazine and BowTie Press horse publications.
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Table of Contents

Why Raise Miniature Livestock?

Section 1: Raising Miniature Livestock

1 Before You Begin

2 Which Species?

3 Getting Started: Education, Vets, and Where to Buy

4 Selecting Miniature Livestock

5 Livestock Guardians

6 Facilities and Fences

7 Feeding

8 Health

9 Identification

10 Transportation

11 Breeding

12 Got Milk?

13 The Business End

Section 2: The Species

14 Miniature Cattle

15 Miniature Equines

16 Miniature Goats

17 Miniature Llamas

18 Miniature Pigs

19 Miniature Sheep

Appendix: Emergency Euthanasia

Resources

Glossary

Index

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