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Tackling Climate Change through Livestock
Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report represents the most comprehensive estimate made to-date of livestock’s contribution to global warming – as well as the sector’s potential to help tackle the problem.
World Livestock 2013: Changing Disease Landscapes
Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Changing disease landscapes offers a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health and gives greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains.
The feed analysis laboratory: Establishment and quality control
Price: Free! Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Setting up a feed analysis laboratory, and implementing a quality assurance system compliant with ISO/IEC 17025:2005
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.