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The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals
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Author and small farm owner Laura Childs reveals exactly what it takes to start raising your own animals and discusses what you can expect to harvest from your animals—from eggs to milk to meat to wool—based on her own real-life experiences.
 
 Childs offers general information for each breed and animal, from how to get started to what to feed and where to house the animals. This invaluable guide is the perfect first book for anyone interested in starting a backyard barnyard or a small farm—or simply dreaming about the idea.
 
 Joy of Farm Animals
 

The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals

The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Own Food
Laura Childs, Geoff Hansen
 
When the going gets rough, the rough . . . start raising their own food. In the first full-color guide of its kind, author and small farm owner Laura Childs reveals exactly what it takes to start raising your own animals, including chickens, geese, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. Childs discusses what you can expect to harvest from your animals—from eggs to milk to meat to wool—based on her own real-life experiences. Whether you want to raise a few chickens for eggs alone, try your hand at a few goats with the aim to make your own cheese, or are looking to sustain your family and make some extra money from raising and selling beef, this is the book for you.
 
 Childs offers general information for each breed and animal, from how to get started to what to feed and where to house the animals. This invaluable guide is the perfect first book for anyone interested in starting a backyard barnyard or a small farm—or simply dreaming about the idea.
Soft cover, 6X9, 256 pages, color photos, $14.95 at www.Back40Books.com
 
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