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Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

by Alex De Vliegher, Bert Van Gils, Alain Peeters* & Christian Huyghe

The European project Multisward (http://www.multisward.eu/multisward_eng/) aims at supporting developments and innovations in grassland use and management in different European farming systems (including low-input...


Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit

by Carol Ekarius

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...


Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition: Care, Facilities, Management, Breeds

by Kelly Klober

Providing all the information a small-scale pig farmer needs, this comprehensive guide covers breed selection, housing, humane handling, butchering, disease management, and more.


Horse Hoof Care

by Cherry Hill & Richard Klimesh

Help your horse put his best foot forward! Stressing the critical importance of hoof care to your horse’s overall health, this guide covers all aspects of proper hoof maintenance — from dealing with lost...


The Book of Bee-Keeping - A Practical and Complete Manual on the Proper Management of Bees

by W. B. Webster

Specially written for amateurs, beginners, cottagers and others who are desirous of keeping two or three hives of bees so as to yield the best results. Contents Include: Advantages of Bee-Keeping The Honey Bee...


Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds

by Glenn Drowns

This classic guide to chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and game birds is now fully revised and expanded to inform and support backyard hobbyists and small farmers who want to use natural, humane practices and raise...


Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

by Todd Brock

As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it's no wonder you're in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you're planning (or have already begun)...


The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chick

by Andy Schneider & Brigid McCrea

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...


A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

by Robert Litt & Hannah Litt

Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs?

Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and...


The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals: Choose the Best Breeds for Small-Space Farming, Produce Your Own Grass-Fed Meat, Gather Fresh Eg

by Gail Damerow

Companion to Storey's best-selling The Backyard Homestead, this book delves deeper into raising animals for meat, milk, eggs, cheese, and other dairy products.


Honey Bee Hobbyist: The Care and Keeping of Bees

by Norman Gary

Bee keeping isn't just for the professional farmer—bees can be kept in any situation from the simple backyard patio and garden to large expanses of farm land. This comprehensive and attractive beekeeping guide,...


Beekeeping for Dummies

by Howland Blackiston

Beekeeping For Dummies, 2nd Edition reviews the tools of the trade, including complete instructions for building and maintaining beehives; offers detailed and easy-to-follow guidelines for all phases of honey...


Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 4th Edition: Breeds, Care, Dairying, Marketing

by Jerry Belanger & Sara Bredesen

This comprehensive guide covers everything from selecting an appropriate breed to marketing your own products, while providing expert information on milking, grooming, housing, feeding, routine medical care,...


Building Chicken Coops: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-224

by Gail Damerow

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition: Breeds, Care, Health

by Dave Holderread

Covering everything from breeding to butchering, Dave Holderread provides all the information you need to know to successfully raise your own ducks.


Chick Days: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatching to Laying

by Mars Vilaubi & Jenna Woginrich

If you who want to raise chickens but don’t know where to begin, Chick Days offers a warm and spirited introduction to these quirky backyard birds.


Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition: Breeding, Care, Facilities

by HeatherSmith Thomas

Whether you have one horse or are managing a full stable, Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses shows you how to provide the care your animals need while reducing veterinary costs and improving your operation’s...


The Cattle Health Handbook

by HeatherSmith Thomas

You can provide the day-to-day medical care required to keep your cattle healthy and thriving. In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical...


Draft Horses and Mules: Harnessing Equine Power for Farm & Show

by Alina Rice & Gail Damerow

Hardworking and intelligent, draft horses and mules provide clean-energy power for an impressive array of tasks. Bringing strength and endurance to every job, from cultivating farmland and hauling logs to giving...


Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition: Managing, Breeding, Marketing

by Maggie Sayer

With expert advice on selecting the best breed for your needs, maintaining facilities, and providing necessary medical attention, this guide covers all aspects of successfully keeping meat goats.Part of the...