Raising Goats Naturally

Filename: raising-goats-naturally.pdf
ISBN: 9780865717459
Release Date: 2013-10-15
Number of pages: 304
Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers

Download and read online Raising Goats Naturally in PDF and EPUB Produce your own milk, cheese, meat, fiber, fertilizer, and more.


Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

Filename: storey-s-guide-to-raising-dairy-goats-4th-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781603427395
Release Date: 2010-12-08
Number of pages: 304
Author: Jerry Belanger
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Storey s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition in PDF and EPUB A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.


How to Raise Goats

Filename: how-to-raise-goats.pdf
ISBN: 076033157X
Release Date: 2009-04-15
Number of pages: 192
Author: Carol Amundson
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online How to Raise Goats in PDF and EPUB Written by an authority on goat breeding and behaviour, this approachable guide covers every component of raising goats for fun and profit, meat and milk.


Holistic Goat Care

Filename: holistic-goat-care.pdf
ISBN: 9781603586306
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 368
Author: Gianaclis Caldwell
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

Download and read online Holistic Goat Care in PDF and EPUB Goats have provided humankind with essential products for centuries; indeed, they bear the noble distinction of being the first domesticated farm animal. From providing milk and meat for sustenance and fiber and hides for clothing and shelter to carrying packs and clearing brush, there isn't much that goats cannot do. Managing goats successfully requires an understanding of how nature designed them to thrive, including nutritional and psychological needs, as well as how to identify a problem and intercede before it's too late. For more than a decade, Gianaclis Caldwell and her family have operated Pholia Farm Creamery, an off-grid, raw milk goat cheese dairy. In Holistic Goat Care, Caldwell offers readers a comprehensive guide to maintaining a healthy herd of goats, whether they are dairy goats, meat goats, fiber goats, or pet goats. Holistic Goat Care will empower even novice goat owners to confidently diagnose and treat most of the ailments that goats might experience. For the experienced goat farmer, the book offers a depth of insight and approaches to treatment not found in any other book. Caldwell places special emphasis throughout on holistic, natural, and alternative approaches to caring for goats, including information on: Handling and managing goats using their natural instincts as an asset Developing good farm management practices such as appropriate housing and fencing systems and manure and mortality management Making feeding decisions based on understanding goats' ruminant digestive system and their evolutionary needs Growing forage and garden crops as feed and utilizing wild browse Troubleshooting health problems based on assessing symptoms Implementing advanced health procedures such as pain control, fecal testing, and transplanting rumen microbes from healthy to sick goats Diagnosing, treating, and preventing more than 75 common goat ailments Whether your herd is two or two hundred, this first-of-its-kind, comprehensive book will help you keep your goats healthy, safe, and productive and give you a deep and enjoyable insight into the wondrous creature that is the goat.


Locally Grown

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ISBN: 9781572847033
Release Date: 2012-07-10
Number of pages: 288
Author: Anna Blessing
Publisher: Agate Publishing

Download and read online Locally Grown in PDF and EPUB This beautiful new book by 30-year-old writer and photographer Anna H. Blessing introduces readers to the story of the modern heartland farm. The book explores how sustainable practices--and close ties to high-profile chefs and restauranteurs--have propelled the "locally grown" culinary movement into a central feature of life in major cities like Chicago. Blessing lays out the rich histories of 25 midwestern farms through beautiful photography, fascinating anecdotes from farmers and chefs, and up-close looks at what makes each farm so unique. Interest in sustainable farming has been growing rapidly across the country and around the world, emphasizing locally produced and grown foods in place of the mass-marketed offerings from corporate consortia. When inhabitants of major cities choose to purchase food raised in nearby farms, they not only support vital satellite economies, but also improve the social and ecological quality of life along with the environmental sustainability of the world around them. Now there are also innumerable top-tier dining establishments, led by esteemed chefs like Charlie Trotter and Paul Kahan, who scour farmers markets for natural ingredients and develop personal business relationships with small-time farmers to supply their restaurants with the best and most sustainable foods. Locally Grown shows how both long-standing and newly founded farms, along with urban farms and metropolitan nonprofit organizations like Growing Power and City Provisions, are boosting the sustainable food movement throughout Chicago and its neighborhoods. Each chapter profiles a different farm, outlining locale, scale, production, and inner workings while also revealing the captivating backgrounds of each farmer. Blessing shows how each farm and farmer are making efforts to improve sustainability, and describes the behind-the-scenes practices that have made locally grown food an increasingly important part of America's food culture. Contributions from each farmer, and from chefs they work with, are included in every chapter, lending an intimate feel to Locally Grown--recipes, how-to's and Q&As that together create a riveting account of the rapidly changing world of modern farming. Beyond profiling these Midwest farms, Locally Grown points out the best places to find, buy, and eat sustainably grown foods, as well as details on visiting the farms.


Raising Milk Goats Successfully

Filename: raising-milk-goats-successfully.pdf
ISBN: 0913589241
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 172
Author: Gail Luttmann
Publisher: Williamson Pub

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A Manual of Angora Goat Raising

Filename: a-manual-of-angora-goat-raising.pdf
ISBN: UIUC:30112020220429
Release Date: 1903
Number of pages: 236
Author: George Fayette Thompson
Publisher:

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Raising Dairy Goat Kids

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ISBN: 9781601073297
Release Date: 2005
Number of pages: 20
Author:
Publisher: UCANR Publications

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Raising Goats

Filename: raising-goats.pdf
ISBN: WISC:89101609550
Release Date: 1983
Number of pages: 202
Author: David B. Weems
Publisher: TAB/Electronics

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The Natural Way of Farming

Filename: the-natural-way-of-farming.pdf
ISBN: CORNELL:31924003812165
Release Date: 1987
Number of pages: 284
Author: Masanobu Fukuoka
Publisher: Japan Publications (USA)

Download and read online The Natural Way of Farming in PDF and EPUB Examines the state of modern agriculture and describes organic no-tillage agricultural techniques based on the interrelatedness of all nature


Homegrown and Handmade

Filename: homegrown-and-handmade.pdf
ISBN: 0865718466
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Number of pages: 320
Author: Deborah Niemann
Publisher: New Society Publishers

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Keystone Dairy Goat News

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ISBN: PSU:000068525194
Release Date: 1985
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Farm Fresh Georgia

Filename: farm-fresh-georgia.pdf
ISBN: 9781469611587
Release Date: 2014-03-15
Number of pages: 320
Author: Jodi Helmer
Publisher: UNC Press Books

Download and read online Farm Fresh Georgia in PDF and EPUB The first guidebook of its kind for the Peach State, Farm Fresh Georgia leads food lovers, families, locals, and tourists on a lively tour of almost 400 farms and farm-related attractions, all open to the public and visited by travel writer Jodi Helmer. Here are irresistible opportunities to find farmers' markets, dine at a farm-to-table restaurant known for its chicken and waffles, buzz by an apiary, stay at an Arabian horse ranch and bed and breakfast, and visit an urban farm in Atlanta where kids build entrepreneurial skills. Organized by six state regions (Atlanta Metro, Upper Coastal Plain, Lower Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Appalachian, and Blue Ridge) and nine categories of attractions, the listings connect readers with Georgia's farms and reflect agritourism trends burgeoning in the South and the nation. Highlighting establishments that are independent and active in public education and sustainability, the book taps local food initiatives and celebrates the work of local farmers. Thirteen recipes gathered directly from farmers and chefs offer the farm-fresh tastes of Georgia.


Exchange

Filename: exchange.pdf
ISBN: CORNELL:31924101593774
Release Date: 1981
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Small Farm Today

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924087396705
Release Date: 2001
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