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    71.

    THE CHICKEN ENCYCLOPEDIA

    Gail Damerow
    Paperback

    Price: $19.95

    From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia, an illustrated A-to-Z reference that is both informative and entertai…

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    From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia, an illustrated A-to-Z reference that is both informative and entertaining. Chickophiles will find breed descriptions; definitions of common chicken conditions, situations, and behaviors; and much more. Whether it’s the differences among wry tail, split tail, and gamy tail; the meaning of hen feathered, forced molt, or quill feather; the characteristics of droopy wing; the content of granite grit; or the translation of a chicken’s alarm call, here are all the answers to every chicken question and quandary.

    About the authors:
    Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, rabbits, and dairy goats. Damerow writes extensively on livestock raising and is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine. She is the author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, Your Chickens, Your Goats, Draft Horses and Mules, and numerous other books.


    72.

    THE MEAT GOAT HANDBOOK

    Yvonne Zweede-Tucker
    Paperback

    Price: $19.99

    Longtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on 20 years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats. Illustrated with color photography, this instructive handbook includes advice…

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    Longtime goat rancher Yvonne Zweede-Tucker draws on 20 years of hands-on experience to help you raise your own meat goats. Illustrated with color photography, this instructive handbook includes advice about breeds, feeding, housing, safety, health, kidding, butchering and selling product. Included is a glossary and a resources appendix. It's an essential read for every meat goat owner!


    73.

    THE CHICKEN WHISPERER'S GUIDE TO KEEPING CHICKENS

    Andy Schneider
    Paperback

    Price: $19.99

    Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows … and everything you need to know … about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle.

    Inside, you’ll learn:
    • The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock
    • So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation
    • The Art of Brooding
    • Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs
    • Nutrition, Health and Wellness
    • …and much more!

    74.

    GRIT'S GUIDE TO BACKYARD CHICKENS, 3RD EDITION


    Paperback

    Price: $6.99

    Grit is proud to introduce the third edition of Grit's Guide to Backyard Chickens. This invaluable guide covers everything from incubating eggs to control pests in your backyard. Read about more than …

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    Grit is proud to introduce the third edition of Grit's Guide to Backyard Chickens. This invaluable guide covers everything from incubating eggs to control pests in your backyard. Read about more than 33 keys to a healthy, productive flock and enjoy 100-pages of articles, recipes and photographs.

    A variety of articles include:

    • Chicken Brooder in a Box
    • DIY Chicken Tractor
    • Chicken Lover's Chicken Coops
    • Raising Chickens for Meat
    • Get Smart: Protecting the Flock From Predators
    The editors of Grit have chosen some of the articles that cover free-range chickens, using chickens as pest control, chicken pluckers, heritage breed chickens and more. Learn recipes for Creamy Saffron Chicken Tortillas, Chicken Wings with Grilled Ginger Plum Coulis or Warm Tuscan Chicken Sandwich. Make delicious meals with eggs such as Ham and Egg Casserole, Bacon and Cheddar Deviled Eggs, or Quiche Lorraine. Also included is information about turkeys, guineas and ducks.


    75.

    DIRT HOG

    Kelly Klober
    Paperback

    Price: $15.92

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    In today's market, range-rearing of swine provides the family farm with a key venture for diversification and cash f…

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    In today's market, range-rearing of swine provides the family farm with a key venture for diversification and cash flow-perhaps no other large animal enterprise offers as fast a turnaround on investment. Range-produced pork is now sought out by the informed consumer concerned with the issues of production and willing to pay a premium to get it. This comprehensive manual on raising hogs the natural way includes sections on housing and fencing, selection and breeding, herd maintenance, feeds and feeding, marketing and more.


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    FREE-RANGE CHICKEN GARDENS

    Jessi Bloom
    Paperback

    Price: $19.95

    Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh …

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    Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit — chickens can actually help your garden grow and thrive, even as your garden does the same for your chickens.

    In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom covers everything a gardener needs to know, including chicken-keeping basics, simple garden plans to get you started, tips on attractive fencing options, the best plants and plants to avoid, and step-by-step instructions for getting your chicken garden up and running.

    For anyone who wants a fabulous garden where colorful chickens happily roam, Free-Range Chicken Gardens is the guide that will bring the dream home to roost.


    77.

    THE FRESH EGG COOKBOOK

    Jennifer Trainer Thompson
    Paperback

    Price: $7.70

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    Fresh-from-the-chicken eggs are increasingly available everywhere, offering great nutrition and unbeatable flavor. W…

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    Fresh-from-the-chicken eggs are increasingly available everywhere, offering great nutrition and unbeatable flavor. Whether you’re collecting your eggs from a backyard coop or buying them at farmers’ markets and local farms, Jennifer Trainer Thompson has 101 delicious recipes to help you make the most of them. She includes a wealth of breakfast favorites with new twists, from the perfect soft-boiled egg to French toast, omelets, eggs Florentine, and huevos rancheros. Fresh eggs shine in classic dishes such as Caesar salad, spaghetti carbonara, eggnog, deviled eggs, and homemade mayonnaise. And you’ll love Thompson’s creative recipes for every meal of the day, from smoothies and appetizers to casseroles and stews.


    78.

    HOW TO RAISE RABBITS

    Samantha Johnson
    Paperback

    Price: $19.99

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    Rabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as sta…

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    Rabbits are wonderful animals to raise, whether as pets or as livestock on a farm. They are especially great as starter animals for children who participate in 4-H or other rabbit shows. But before you embark on owning one of these lovable critters, there’s a lot you need to know; for instance, which of the forty-seven rabbit breeds is best for you? Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Rabbits, you’ll find practical advice for raising any number of rabbits in any environment—rural or urban, one rabbit or twenty. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on breed types, housing and food requirements, shows, kit care, and general healthcare for the rabbit. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Rabbits continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to rabbit care and a classic on any rabbit lover’s bookshelf.


    79.

    GOAT SCHOOL

    Janice Spaulding
    Paperback

    Price: $11.80

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    Getting your goat has never been easier. This book is part manual part cookbook, perfect for homesteaders or famili…

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    Getting your goat has never been easier. This book is part manual part cookbook, perfect for homesteaders or families looking to own goats for fun or function. It's also a perfect how-to guide for starting a small goat-based business. Packed with insider information on everything from breeding to milking, courtesy of the operators of the only goat school in the country, this book also features more than 100 recipes using goat milk, meat, and cheese.


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    RABBIT HOUSING

    Bob Bennett
    Paperback

    Price: $9.90

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    This is the definitive guide to safe, sanitary, and efficient facilities for your rabbits. Author Bob Bennett provi…

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    This is the definitive guide to safe, sanitary, and efficient facilities for your rabbits. Author Bob Bennett provides clear, step-by-step instructions for building all-wire hutches and the necessary accessories, including feeders, watering systems, nest boxes, and surrounding shelters and fencing. He includes building plans for both small- and large-scale facilities, as well as guidelines for making your rabbit housing as attractive as it is functional. From the direction a hutch door should swing to how to ensure proper ventilation and protection from predators, this reference covers everything you need to know to create a healthy, productive rabbit-raising operation.

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