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Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 18,720. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook walks beginners through perfecting the incubating and hatching process so they can enjoy the exhilaration of the hatch without the angst of dead chicks. 92 full color photos bring incubation to life, while charts, diagrams, and tables provide the data you need to accomplish a hatch rate of 85% or more. Hatch healthy homegrown chicks!
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 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.
Agriculture in Slovenia and in the rest of the EU
Price: Free! Words: 10,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Agronomy / Crop Science
The publication presents data on agricultural holdings in the EU-27, i.e. data on the structure of agricultural holdings, land, crop production, livestock, work on agricultural holdings, organic farming, production methods, agricultural tractors, and environmental aspects of agriculture. The brochure also contains data from economic accounts for agriculture.
Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan: Sourcing, Preserving, and Storing Food for Tomorrow's Uncertain Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Canning and preserving
Have you ever wondered how you'd feed your family if the retail grocery store system failed? Do rising prices and declining food quality make you want to take matters into your own hands? Getting Started on a Food Supply Plan will help you create a system of growing, buying, and storing food to raise your level of preparedness, increase your self-sufficiency, and provide peace of mind.
Livestock Guardian Animals: Donkeys, Llamas, and Livestock Guardian Dogs to Protect Your Property and Stock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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Would your farm benefit from a livestock guardian animal to defend your property and stock? Learn how donkeys, llamas, and livestock guardian dogs deal with threatening predators. Read about the instincts, abilities, and limitations of each type of livestock guardian. Then evaluate your needs and make the right livestock guardian decision for your farm, ranch, or homestead.
The Goat
Price: Free! Words: 117,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Humans are ridiculous and cruel. Sparky, the talking goat, knows better than anyone. He lives in hiding on the rural farm of his senile owner. The Goat is a story about Kidnapping, Brutality, Murder and Lobster Bisque. Sparky must find his family and rescue them before they are chopped up by a wicked genius.
After a Wildfire: Checklist of Considerations for Post-Fire Management
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
All may appear lost, but with time and rain, pastures burned by recent wildfires will come back stronger if cattle are not restocked too early. The loss of standing vegetation affects not only the availability of feed for livestock, but also feed and cover, including nesting habitat for wildlife. This eBook is a checklist of considerations for post-fire management.
Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock Producers
Price: Free! Words: 920. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
With the right preparation you can protect your livestock from injury should a hurricane occur. This eBook briefly covers vaccinations, barn preparation, livestock evacuations, feed, hay and water storage.
Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
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Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.