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THE CHICKEN ENCYCLOPEDIA

Gail Damerow
Paperback

Price: $19.95

From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia, an illustrated A-to-Z reference that is both informative and entertai…

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From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia, an illustrated A-to-Z reference that is both informative and entertaining. Chickophiles will find breed descriptions; definitions of common chicken conditions, situations, and behaviors; and much more. Whether it’s the differences among wry tail, split tail, and gamy tail; the meaning of hen feathered, forced molt, or quill feather; the characteristics of droopy wing; the content of granite grit; or the translation of a chicken’s alarm call, here are all the answers to every chicken question and quandary.

About the authors:
Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, rabbits, and dairy goats. Damerow writes extensively on livestock raising and is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine. She is the author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, Your Chickens, Your Goats, Draft Horses and Mules, and numerous other books.


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THE MEAT GOAT HANDBOOK

Yvonne Zweede-Tucker
Paperback

Price: $19.99

Longtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on 20 years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats. Illustrated with color photography, this instructive handbook includes advice…

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Longtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on 20 years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats. Illustrated with color photography, this instructive handbook includes advice about breeds, feeding, housing, safety, health, kidding, butchering and selling product. Included is a glossary and a resources appendix. It's an essential read for every meat goat owner!


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GET YOUR GOAT

Brent Zimmerman
Paperback

Price: $13.74

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It’s all about back to basics: Consumers are rejecting consumption and looking for more and more ways to reconnect …

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It’s all about back to basics: Consumers are rejecting consumption and looking for more and more ways to reconnect with the earth, the community and their food sources. Many people who have tried keeping chickens, toyed with turkeys, or even just fantasized about converting their quarter-acre suburban yard into a pasture has no doubt wondered: What about goats? I don't live on a farm ... how do these lively, intelligent creatures fit into my life? Get Your Goat is a comprehensive, engaging way to answer all your questions about keeping goats, as backyard farm animal or even as a pet.

This is a complete handbook for keeping all breeds of goats on smaller acreage. It includes essential information on the nuts and bolts of goat behavior; an extensive breed guide that teaches you how to make the best choice of breed for your lifestyle; fencing and housing; health and wellness; whether to raise goats for product (milk, meat, fiber) or for companionship; and more ... written for the new goat keeper, with all the right questions in mind!


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THE CHICKEN WHISPERER'S GUIDE TO KEEPING CHICKENS

Andy Schneider
Paperback

Price: $19.99

Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows … and everything you need to know … about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle.

Inside, you’ll learn:
  • The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock
  • So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation
  • The Art of Brooding
  • Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs
  • Nutrition, Health and Wellness
  • …and much more!

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GRIT'S GUIDE TO BACKYARD CHICKENS, 3RD EDITION


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Price: $6.99

Grit is proud to introduce the third edition of Grit's Guide to Backyard Chickens. This invaluable guide covers everything from incubating eggs to control pests in your backyard. Read about more than …

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Grit is proud to introduce the third edition of Grit's Guide to Backyard Chickens. This invaluable guide covers everything from incubating eggs to control pests in your backyard. Read about more than 33 keys to a healthy, productive flock and enjoy 100-pages of articles, recipes and photographs.

A variety of articles include:

  • Chicken Brooder in a Box
  • DIY Chicken Tractor
  • Chicken Lover's Chicken Coops
  • Raising Chickens for Meat
  • Get Smart: Protecting the Flock From Predators
The editors of Grit have chosen some of the articles that cover free-range chickens, using chickens as pest control, chicken pluckers, heritage breed chickens and more. Learn recipes for Creamy Saffron Chicken Tortillas, Chicken Wings with Grilled Ginger Plum Coulis or Warm Tuscan Chicken Sandwich. Make delicious meals with eggs such as Ham and Egg Casserole, Bacon and Cheddar Deviled Eggs, or Quiche Lorraine. Also included is information about turkeys, guineas and ducks.


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DIRT HOG

Kelly Klober
Paperback

Price: $15.92

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In today's market, range-rearing of swine provides the family farm with a key venture for diversification and cash f…

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In today's market, range-rearing of swine provides the family farm with a key venture for diversification and cash flow-perhaps no other large animal enterprise offers as fast a turnaround on investment. Range-produced pork is now sought out by the informed consumer concerned with the issues of production and willing to pay a premium to get it. This comprehensive manual on raising hogs the natural way includes sections on housing and fencing, selection and breeding, herd maintenance, feeds and feeding, marketing and more.


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FREE-RANGE CHICKEN GARDENS

Jessi Bloom
Paperback

Price: $19.95

Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh …

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Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit — chickens can actually help your garden grow and thrive, even as your garden does the same for your chickens.

In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom covers everything a gardener needs to know, including chicken-keeping basics, simple garden plans to get you started, tips on attractive fencing options, the best plants and plants to avoid, and step-by-step instructions for getting your chicken garden up and running.

For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colorful chickens happily roam, Free-Range Chicken Gardens is the guide that will bring the dream home to roost.


108.

ORGANIC NO-TILL FARMING

Jeff Moyer
Paperback

Price: $28.00

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Organic No-Till Farming offers a map to an organic farming system that limits tillage, reduces labor, and improves …

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Organic No-Till Farming offers a map to an organic farming system that limits tillage, reduces labor, and improves soil structure. Based on the latest research by pioneering agriculturists, this book offers new technologies and tools based on sound biological principles, making it possible to reduce and even eliminate tillage. Field-tested over many seasons, these methods make cover crops into a source of fertility as well as a tool for weed management. As traditional tillage turns into rotational tillage, natural soil biology is maximized and synthetic inputs are minimized. For organic farmers who want to refine their practices and conventional farmers interested in new ideas, Organic No-Till Farming is indispensable.


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HOW TO RAISE RABBITS

Samantha Johnson
Paperback

Price: $19.99

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Rabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as sta…

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Rabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as starter animals for children who participate in 4-H or other rabbit shows. But before you embark on owning one of these lovable critters, there’s a lot you need to know; for instance, which of the forty-seven rabbit breeds is best for you? Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Rabbits, you’ll find practical advice for raising any number of rabbits in any environment—rural or urban, one rabbit or twenty. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on breed types, housing and food requirements, shows, kit care, and general healthcare for the rabbit. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Rabbits continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to rabbit care and a classic on any rabbit lover’s bookshelf.


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GOAT SCHOOL

Janice Spaulding
Paperback

Price: $11.80

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Getting your goat has never been easier. This book is part manual part cookbook, perfect for homesteaders or famili…

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Getting your goat has never been easier. This book is part manual part cookbook, perfect for homesteaders or families looking to own goats for fun or function. It's also a perfect how-to guide for starting a small goat-based business. Packed with insider information on everything from breeding to milking, courtesy of the operators of the only goat school in the country, this book also features more than 100 recipes using goat milk, meat, and cheese.

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