There’s a lot of advice out there on how to successfully raise farm animals, and as with any advice, some is better than others. To help ensure readers are receiving the best advice on raising farm animals, GRIT has compiled 100 pages of articles, written by livestock experts, into one simple, helpful guide. The second edition to Guide to Raising Farm Animals has more than 47 keys to finding the best animals for your homestead. It covers the best care for your livestock in heat and cold, how to protect your animals from predators, tips on rotational grazing, and much more.
Read about farrowing on pasture for a healthier litter and more nutritious meat from your pigs. Learn about grazing cattle on crops like turnips. Discover how to get started with goats with tips for finding, choosing, and raising them. Build trust with your horse by forging a strong and lasting relationship that leads to years of joy and service together. Follow instructions on making your own insect repellents for pets and livestock.
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