Farm Animals

Farm Animals

Your Guide to Raising Livestock

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
Offers guidance on the care and housing of farm animals, including pigs, chickens, ducks, and rabbits.

Independent Publishing Group
"From lists of fundamental start-up equipment to advice on charting income and expenses, this book guides small farmers through feeding, sheltering, and breeding cows, pigs, goats, rabbits, ducks, and chickens. Breeders and farmers learn the full scope of husbandry and care, including which records should be maintainedùhealth records, breeding journals, milk sheets, and family treesùto which ointments, sprays, and syringes should be kept in the animal first aid box. Included are farrowing charts and pregnancy diaries that detail each step of gestation. Extensive details and instructions are provided on castration, giving iron, docking tails, and caring for newborns. Farmers' accounts, photos, a glossary of terminology, and a list of resources offer support to experienced and novice farmers alike."

Publisher: Tonasket, Wash. : Fox Mtn. Pub., [2002]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780971617407
Branch Call Number: 636.0883 Peck-Whiting 2002
Characteristics: xvi, 312 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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