Learn how to take care of chickens, pigs, sheep, cows, and other livestock. Each chapter of this fully illustrated book is dedicated to a different animal, and you will learn not only how to take care of them but also what sorts of things you can get from them.
Imagine putting together a big breakfast using eggs straight from your own chickens and bacon from the pig. This is an ideal that many dream of but few ever get to experience. Now, with The Ultimate Guide to Raising Farm Animals, that dream can become a reality, and so much more.
With tips on farm safety, tips for first-time animal hobby farmers, information on shelters and food and water, and much more, this is advice that you will turn to again and again. If you want to save money, become more self-sufficient, and enjoy healthier, locally sourced food, The Ultimate Guide to Raising Farm Animals is the book you need.
Jennifer Megyesi lives with her son, five cats, and a goofy Labrador retriever on Fat Rooster Farm in Royalton, Vermont.
Geoff Hansen is a photographer and editor at the Valley News in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He has published in Newsweek, USA Today, and The New York Times. He lives in Tunbridge, Vermont, with his wife, daughter, and two beagles.
Kate Rowinski is the author of a number of books, including The Wilderness Guide to Dutch Oven Cooking, The Ultimate Guide to Making Chili, and The Quotable Cook. She co-owns the Horse and Hound Gastropub in Charlottesville, Virginia with her husband Jim, her daughter Brooke, and her son-in-law Luther Fedora.