Books tagged: self sufficiency

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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.
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.
How-To Goat Bundle #1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Four eBooks from The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos for half the price of buying individually. Includes How To Make a Buck Rag, How To Garden For Goats, How To Mix Feed Rations With The Pearson Square, and How To Get Cream from Goats' Milk.
Self Sufficiency Survival - Easy to Follow Guide and Manual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Whether your goal is to be prepared for emergency or simply to be self reliant green living and off the grid, the Self Sufficiency Survival guide and manual will give you ideas to cover the basics for preparedness. If an earthquake struck today, or any other natural disaster, the power, water and sewage can be knocked out for extended periods, possibly months. So where do you go to the toilet?
Thrifty Chicken Breeds: Efficient Producers of Eggs and Meat on the Homestead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Many backyard chicken keepers are surprised to learn that they spend more on store-bought feed than they would have paid for eggs and meat at the grocery store. If you're on a budget and want your foray into poultry to save money, not lose money, your first step should be to select thrifty chicken breeds.
Growing into a Farm: Before the Walden Effect
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Anna's journey back-to-the-land was fraught with difficulties until she realized that the best partnership was a threesome --- a man, a woman, and a farm. Overflowing with photos, this book serves as a preface to the popular homesteading blog, Walden Effect.
Oil – Final Countdown To A Global Crisis And Its Solutions
Price: Free! Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This book examines the lifeline of modern living - petroleum. This is what flows In our veins today. Every aspect of our life, from food to transport to housing, it’s all petroleum based. Our existence is draped in layers of petroleum. This book is a bible on the subject and delineates important strategic solutions to an unprecedented crisis that’s coming our way!
Razorback
Series: Twisted Tales. Price: Free! Words: 10,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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RAZORBACK is a story of the weird and unnatural from the author of PATASOLA. A young boy, uprooted, unschooled, alienated, comes of age on a self-sufficient smallholding on the Yorkshire Wolds. For the first time he ventures out into the wider world. His simple assumptions are torn down and he finds himself running wild.
How to Live Without a Car: Car Free Living in Not So Pedestrian Times
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Public Transportation
Concise and packed with practical advice on surviving and thriving without a car, this book is for anyone who is facing life without a motor vehicle or anyone who is considering it.