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Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit

By: Carol Ekarius (Author)

217 pages, illustrations

Storey Publishing

Paperback | May 2000 | #229036 | ISBN: 1580171621
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

Full of practical everyday advice, Small-Scale Livestock Farming explains how a natural, organic approach to livestock farming produces healthy animals, reduces costs, and increases your operation's self-sufficiency. Livestock expert Carol Ekarius helps you create a viable farm plan, choose suitable livestock, care for your animals' health, and confidently manage housing, fencing, and feeding. Case studies of successful farmers provide inspiration as you learn everything you need to know to run a prosperous livestock farm and make the lifestyle of your dreams a reality.


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Biography

Carol Ekarius is the co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, and she is the author of several books, including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado, where her four-legged and winged family keeps her busy.

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