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God's Whisper Manifesto: The Makings of a Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This book shares my dream, and my dream is not the same as anyone else's . . . but I hope these few pages will inspire you to dream and then live your own deepest desires.
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
How To Be At Home: Essays on Parenting, Patience, and Creativity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,180. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
These meditative essays delve into what it means to be at home both as a parent and an artist. From celebrating the pride and the panic involved in parenting a three-year-old, to probing the mysteries of human creativity in the kitchen, Saia reminds us that being at home ― in all of its aspects ― is a practice; an ongoing challenge to balance making it better with letting it be.
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.
Stress-free Chicken Tractor Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / agribusiness, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Inside these pages, you will find step-by-step instructions for a mobile broiler chicken shelter for pastured poultry that is used by farmers and homesteaders all over the country. These chicken tractors were created using the best elements from other designs. They are easy to move and provide a good life for the chickens.
HoneyBee Tales and Postscript
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Vol 9, Honeybee Tales, focuses on the author's choices and selection of natural beekeeping and the top bar beehive. Explains the Warré philosophy of beekeeping and introduces the reader to the Warré beehive. Discusses the use of essential oils to attract bees and repel Varroa mites, nadiring to expand the hive, and planting a bee garden. Postscript follows up the tales with an update.
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.
Kitty Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Volume 7 in the Critter Tales Series, Kitty Tales, tells the story of how a cat hater became a cat lover, discusses indoor versus outdoor cats, ways to protect songbirds, tortitude, losing a cat to feline lymphoma, introducing kittens to older cats, cat games, cat rivalries, cat persistence, feeding cats from the homestead, and the problems with cat doors.
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?
Puppy Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Volume 5, Puppy Tales, discusses suitable breeds for livestock guardians, choosing a puppy, philosophies of training livestock guardian dogs, socializing with goats, the canine social dynamics of more than one dog, joint dysplasia in dogs and the author's success in using alternative treatments, why it's probably better to start with a puppy, and why livestock guardians are not pets.