Farm Livestock: Choosing Food Producing Animals

Farm livestock can overtake your time and energy on the farm, learn essential management techniques when choosing food producing animals for your farm.



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Figure 2: Smoking the hive entrance.
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Differentiate early between pets and beasts that will be food.
ILLUSTRATION: JOAN LANDIS
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Figure 3: A standard hive.
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Figure 1: Inspecting a beehive.
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Figure 4: A mail-ordered bee package.
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Figure 5: Harvesting eggs.
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Figure 7: A simple nest box.
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Figure 6: A $110 hen house.
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Figure 12: Butchering a rabbit. One buck and two does can produce over 100 pounds of meat a year.
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Figure 10: A nesting box.
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Figure 9: An all-wire rabbit cage.
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Figure 8: Barred Plymouth Rock (J).
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Figure 11: New Zealand white rabbit.
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