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How to Raise Chickens for Eggs and Meat: A Quick Guide on Raising Chickens for the Beginning Homesteader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Raising chickens is a fun adventure for a beginning or experienced chicken farmer to embark upon. In doing so, you’ll increase your overall health and have a lot of fun doing so! However, it does require some basic research. This book will teach you how to: • Select the best breed of chicken for your needs • Raise chickens from day-old chicks • Incubate eggs • Construct and equip brooders
Horse Care 101: How to Take Care of a Horse for Beginners
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
• Acclimating your horse to his new home • Transitioning from an outdoor horse to a barn horse • Adjusting your horse to new horses • Feeding your horse and how to adjust him to new food • Spotting and treating illnesses • Knowing and correcting bad habits, whether in the barn or while riding • Proper equipment and treatment while riding • Proper procedure if you need to sell the horse
How To Compost With Chickens: Work Smarter Not Harder for Faster Compost & Happier Chickens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
How To Compost With Chickens discusses why chickens are well-suited for compost making and how to accommodate their natural instincts. Offers a simple, economical, chicken-friendly composting system, with guidelines for breed selection and what can and can't be composted safely. Includes ideas for adapting the
Humane, Sustainable, Healthy, Commercial Milk, Eggs, And Wool
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian and Vegan
How to produce healthy Animal Products, such as milk, eggs, and wool, humanely and sustainably. Meta-analyses show that people who drink the most milk have the lowest overall death, IHD, strokes and diabetes rates. And, women who consume the most dairy have the lowest breast cancer and PMS rates. And, you can produce more food, from the same land, by mixed animal-plant agriculture.
How To Draw Blood from a Goat: How To Collect and Send Specimens to Test for Pregnancy, Johnes, CAE, CL, and More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
How To Draw Blood from a Goat will take you through the process of collecting blood for testing: types of tests, options for testing, costs, what you'll need, where to get supplies, how to prepare, how to do the draw, how to safely dispose of used supplies, how to package your samples, what the results mean, and a list of tests, labs, and resources.
Pig Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Volume 8 of Critter Tales Series, Pig Tales, shamelessly promotes the American Guinea Hog as the perfect homestead pig. Includes amusing tales as well as tips on feeding, fencing, pregnancy detection, easy portable shelter, natural tilling with pigs, and how to keep your pig happy.
Guinea Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Volume 6, Guinea Tales, raising keets (and how they are different from baby chicks), how to train guinea fowl to come in at night, amusements and treats for guineas, guinea expectations (or who's the boss), guineas as watchdogs, and are they really as noisy as everyone says they are?
Llama Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Critter Tales Series is the electronic version of Critter Tales: What my homestead critters have taught me about themselves, their world, and how to be a part of it. Volume 4, Llama Tales, tells the author's experiences with llama personality, the do-not-touch rule, taming, training, bonding with outher animals, and failure to thrive syndrome.
How To Get Cream From Goats' Milk: Make Your Own Butter, Whipped Cream, Ice Cream, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Have you ever heard that goats' milk is naturally homogenized? Is that true? This little eBook says no. It shows you how to test your goat milk for cream, various ways to collect it, and how to turn it into butter, whipped cream, sour cream, crème fraîche, and ice cream. Includes 8 recipes.
Get Your Goat Now!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing/ Sky Warrior Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You Want Goats, But... You don't know anything about goats! Get Your Goat NOW! covers everything you as a first-time goat buyer needs to know -- from how to milk, how to care for your goat, where to get your goat, what to feed your goat -- and more! If you're considering goats, you need Get Your Goat NOW!
Forming Friendships With Horses Teaching Your Horses With Kindness
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. 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.
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
Series: 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.