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Pig Tales and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Ever since I was a child I had dreamed of having a hobby farm. Finally when I was 46 years old I achieved my dream. I bought 15 acres of raw forested land in the Canadian West Coast Rain Forest and began to clear it using pigs. "Pig Tales" is a collection of short stories about my farm, with a mama bear sharing the property and various other wild animals wandering in and out as the whim took them.
Easily keeping Chickens in your garden:- A beginners guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
This guide is designed to be a no waffle, straight to the point, easy to read guide for beginners. Designed to help you get started, avoid costly mistakes, to get the RIGHT sort of chickens for what YOU WANT. ACCESS TO FREE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS! Simple solutions to Chicken Ailments & a schedule of products to give to avoid problems in the first place.
Just Kidding: Stories and Reflections on Goats Giving Birth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Since 2006, Deborah Niemann has been chronicling the births of goats on Antiquity Oaks Farm. In this ebook, she retells some of those stories and honestly discusses what went well and what didn't, what should have been done differently and what would not have mattered. You'll read 17 stories of goat births, from normal to tragic, including two c-sections.
Forming Friendships With Horses Teaching Your Horses With Kindness
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
IF YOU WOULD LEAD OTHERS FIRST LEAD YOURSELF Young women are usually the best at looking after horses. Because they really like horses. And, these young women are true leaders – supportive and considerate. They relax frightened horses with soothing words and back rubs. True leaders do not subjugate or even try to be leaders.
Raising Chickens From Scratch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
A must buy for all those who love chickens. A lighthearted look at raising backyard chickens from personal experience.
Oak Tree Farm
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
Raising Coturnix Quail for Meat and Eggs: the easy way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
An easy beginner's guide to raising Coturnix quail for meat. This short guide contains information on incubating eggs, feeding, housing, and breeding these small quail.
Welcome to My Farm - Agri-tourism at its Best - 17 Ways to Make Money From Your Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / General
The word ‘agri-tourism’ is a word coined by the agricultural (farming) industry to define what takes place when someone experiences the happenings of a particular farm by way of visiting and possibly participating in the workings of that farm. It’s a form of educational entertainment.
A Beginner’s Guide to raising Turkeys - Raising Turkeys in Your Backyard for Pleasure and Profit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Did you know that turkeys are native to the New World- i.e North America, and have been around for millenniums? So, is it a wonder that when these delicious and pompous birds reached the shores of Europe in the 16th century, thanks to the traders in West Indies and Spain, they were immediately added to exotic and popular fare.
Managing and Marketing Sheep - Tools and Techniques for Every Shepherd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The keys to raising sheep for profit lie in management and marketing. Managing your flock to achieve optimal health, growth and productivity in the most cost-productive manner is absolutely essential if you wish to market your animals for the best possible price.
Successful Shepherding - Management + Preparation = Healthy Sheep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Contrary to the opinions of many, sheep are an excellent choice when it comes to farming and raising livestock. Sheep are easily managed when managed properly and consistently (as should be the case with all livestock) and are profitable due to the fact that lamb is a highly sought-after meat.
Chickens For Kids - Amazing Animal Books For Young Readers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
There are more chickens in the world than any other kind of bird. They are the staple of many farms, kept by farmers and country families alike. They are known as the “bird that gives birth every day” and have been around since ancient times.
A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Sheep - Don’t Be Dumb About Raising Sheep…Because They Aren’t
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Most people consider sheep to be cute, wooly…and dumb. These same people would be wrong. The truth of the matter is sheep are cute and wooly, but as for being dumb…while it is true that some breeds of sheep are less resilient than others and don’t do very well in the mothering department, the word ‘trusting’ is a much more appropriate adjective to describe these wonderful (yes, wonderful!) animals
Chickens Are Livestock, Too - A beginner’s guide to raising chickens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Who’d wanna eat a chicken?” asks the hen on Disney’s® animated movie, Home on the Range. The truth of the matter is, most people. Did you know that, according to the USDA, there are over 100 million chickens butchered every single day for human consumption in the United States? That’s a lot of chicken.
A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ducks - Keeping Ducks in Your Backyard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
It must have been somewhere, and some time millenniums ago, when man found that the Mallard and Muscovy that he hunted in the marshes, and brought home to his family was a bird which could be domesticated.
Katahdin Hair Sheep - Raising a Profitable Breed of Sheep
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
More than a few people would use words like ‘dumb’ and ‘stupid’ to describe sheep. Not me. I use words like ‘trusting’, ‘habitual’ and ‘profitable’.
How I Lost My Husband's Horse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
My husband comes to the auction to make sure I don’t bid on horse. I don’t: but he does. After riding her for the first time, my husband is thrilled with his new mare. But before the horse has been with us for even a week, I’ve lost her. Grief at my carelessness battles with my anxiety over how to tell Glen what’s happened, as I desperately attempt to find the animal….
Keeping a Backyard Horse
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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Follow Athena the horse as she teaches you the basics of taking care of your horse. Even on a budget, it can be done!
Miniature Horse, Mini Horse, Mini Pony as pets. Facts and Information. Care, health, keeping, raising, training, play, food, costs and where to buy all included.
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book will give you all the information you need for you to be a happy mini horse keeper and for your mini horse to be a happy horse!
Pygmy Goats Complete Owner’s Manual. Pygmy goats pros and cons, daily care, milking, health, training and costs.
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 30,750. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Elliott Lang. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This pygmy goat book will tell you everything you need to know to keep your goats happy!