Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition

Author: Kelly Klober
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426868
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.

A Guide to Raising Pigs

Author: Kelly Klober
Publisher: Storey Books
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Provides advice on raising and slaughtering pigs for the table, showing hogs, raising hogs as a business, and breeding and managing a herd

Storey s Guide to Keeping Honey Bees 2nd Edition

Author: Malcolm T. Sanford
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 161212979X
Format: PDF
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This trusted handbook is a must-have for novice and seasoned beekeepers alike. Now totally redesigned and featuring color photos and graphics, the second edition also includes up-to-date information on honey bee health. The go-to reference presents comprehensive yet accessible information on everything from planning hives and installing a colony to preventing disease and managing productive hives that will bear bountiful honey harvests year after year. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

How to Raise Pigs

Author: Philip Hasheider
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1616732040
Format: PDF, Docs
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Pigs were once known as "mortgage lifters," a term that endears them to many small farmers. Whether you want a pig on your property for pleasure or profit, on a small scale or large, this is the book you should have. From first considerations to last, choosing a breed to bringing home the bacon, this approachable, authoritative guide covers every facet of raising pigs. Whats the story behind the modern pork industry? What are the advantages of raising pigs on a small scale, and what does it take in the way of resources and accommodations? After delving into these questions, author Philip Hasheider goes into the details of housing, feeding, and caring for pigs, as well as breeding, showing, and marketing them--as a project, a hobby, or a business, or just to have one of these unique porcine characters around the farmyard. His book also includes a glossary of terms, a list of resources, and information about pork organizations, regulations, and ordinances.

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition

Author: Heather Smith Thomas
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426892
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Whether you’re raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behavior while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you’ll also find advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef.

Homegrown Pork

Author: Sue Weaver
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428828
Format: PDF, ePub
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Raising a pig for meat is easy to do, even in a small space like a suburban backyard. In just five months, a 30-pound shoat will become a 250-pound hog and provide you with more than 100 pounds of pork, including tenderloin, ham, ribs, bacon, sausage, and more. Homegrown Pork covers everything you need to know to raise your own pig, from selecting a breed to feeding, housing, fencing, health care, and humane processing. Invite all your friends over for a healthy and succulent pork dinner!

Small scale Outdoor Pig Breeding

Author: Wendy Scudamore
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1785000640
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Small-scale Outdoor Pig Breeding is a comprehensive guide to breeding and rearing pigs in natural conditions without compromising their well-being. The book provides support for novice pig-keepers hoping to breed their own pigs. Moreover, it also acts as a valuable reference for more experienced breeders and offers information about different breeds of pigs and their respective needs. Topics covered include: choosing a breed; selecting a boar; hogging and mating; gestation care; farrowing; and hand rearing. This invaluable reference guide to breeding and rearing pigs is aimed at all pig-keepers, whether novice or more experienced, and also smallholders, farmers and rare breed enthusiasts. Fully illustrated with 77 colour photographs and diagrams.

Storey s Guide to Raising Sheep

Author: Paula Simmons
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424598
Format: PDF, Docs
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Presents tips on choosing breeds, feeding, housing, breeding, lambing, and health care for raising sheep.

Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

Author: Maggie Sayer
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422390
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.

Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats

Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603425802
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From the Back Cover: Minimal space and housing needs make goats a practical choice for small or backyard dairy farmers, and Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats is the one book farmers need to raise healthy, productive animals. This comprehensive and reassuring guide includes complete instructions for turning your goat milk into profitable cheese, yogurt, kefir, and butter. The revised and updated fourth edition includes: Updated information on disease diagnosis and treatment; Tips on choosing pygmy breeds; Expanded coverage of breeding, kidding, and raising kids; More information on milking, dairying, and cheesemaking; Expanded resource section.