The Resource The joy of keeping farm animals : raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows, Laura Childs., (ebook)

The joy of keeping farm animals : raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows, Laura Childs., (ebook)

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The joy of keeping farm animals : raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows
Title
The joy of keeping farm animals
Title remainder
raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows
Statement of responsibility
Laura Childs.
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Language
eng
Summary
A second edition of the beloved guide to farm animals. When the going gets tough, the tough . . . start raising their own food. In the first full-color guide of its kind, author and small farm owner Laura Childs reveals exactly what it takes to start raising your own animals, including chickens, geese, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. Childs discusses what you can expect to harvest from your animals-from eggs to milk to meat to wool-based on her own real-life experiences. Whether you want to raise a few chickens for eggs alone, try your hand at a few goats with the intention of making your own cheese, or sustain your family and make some extra money from raising cows and selling beef, this is the book for you. Childs explains how to get started and everything you need to know about successfully raising each animal, including: * Comparison of breeds * Designing your farm strategy * Preparing a home for your livestock * What to feed your animals * Animal health * Breeding * Milking, laying eggs, and butchering This invaluable guide is the perfect first book for anyone interested in starting a backyard barnyard or a small farm-or simply dreaming about the idea
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1963-
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Childs, Laura
Dewey number
636
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Livestock farms
  • Domestic animals
  • Animal products
  • Food animals
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The joy of keeping farm animals : raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows, Laura Childs., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781634501255
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12352877
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remote
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MWT12352877
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The joy of keeping farm animals : raising chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, and cows, Laura Childs., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781634501255
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12352877
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12352877
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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