Small-Scale Livestock Farming
A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit
Full of practical everyday advice, this guide explains how a natural, organic approach to livestock farming produces healthy animals, reduces costs, and increases your operation’s self-sufficiency. Livestock expert Carol Ekarius helps you create a viable farm plan, choose suitable livestock, care for your animals’ health, and confidently manage housing, fencing, and feeding. Case studies of successful farmers provide inspiration as you learn everything you need to know to run a prosperous livestock farm and make the lifestyle of your dreams a reality.
Praise For Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit…
“…the quintessential primer for rural families who want to take a step toward independence and increase their earnings…"
Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580171625, 224pp.
Publication Date: January 10, 1999
About the Author
Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and the author of several books including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the mountains of Colorado.