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Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

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

The European project Multisward ( aims at supporting developments and innovations in grassland use and management in different European farming systems (including low-input...

The Field Guide to Goats

by Cheryl Kimball

Kept as pets, raised for their milk, meat, or fiber, or prized for their beauty or rarity, goats are increasingly popular animals on farms large and small.  Whether you raise a favored few or a hundred head,...

The New Horse-Powered Farm

by Stephen Leslie & Lynn Miller

In an era when fuel is a primary concern, draft horses are seen by many as the solution to small-scale, resilient farming with a closed-loop system. Horses bring farmers back to the roots of what it means to...

Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop

by Andy Schneider & PhD Brigid McCrea

Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop is a science-rooted, fact-based, and study-reinforced manual designed to help you weed through the facts and fictions about your flock.

Chicken keepers have access to more information...

DIY Chicken Keeping from Fresh Eggs Daily

by Lisa Steele

Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse...

Beekeeping - A Seasonal Guide

by Ron Brown

A charming and practical guide for anyone wishing to keep bees, accompanying the would-be beekeeper through every season of the bee-keeping year. From spring awakening and summer swarms to the autumn honey...

How to Raise Goats

by Carol A. Amundson

Whether you want to raise a dairy barn full of milkers, meat goats for market, a herd of Angoras for mohair fiber, or a few Pygmies as pets, this is the book for you.

Goats are more popular than ever. The expert,...


by Gina G. Warren

“Chickens are a lot more mainstream than veganism and a little bit like kombucha: super weird twenty years ago, now somewhat popular and made even more so by logos, brands, and hashtags.” So begins Gina...

The Biology and Management of Animal Welfare

by Rory Putman & Frauke Ohl

This book provides a concise and up to date review of current knowledge on the biological processes affecting animal welfare, and the implications emerging from our improved understanding of those biological...

101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily

by Lisa Steele

Spoil your chickens and beautify your coop with 101 Chicken Keeping Hacks from Fresh Eggs Daily.

Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a behind-the-coop tour like...

Poultry Houses - With Instructions and Illustrations on Constructing Houses, Runs and Coops for Poultry - The Handyman's Book of Woodworking

by Paul N. Hasluck

?Poultry Houses? is a 1903 work by Australian writer Paul N. Hasluck. Within it, he provides simple, step-by-step instructions for the designing and construction of a variety of different styles of poultry houses...

A Guide to Breeding Pheasants and Grouse - With Chapters on Game Preserving, Hatching and Rearing, Diseases and Moor Management

by Various

Contained within this antique book is a comprehensive guide to breeding pheasants and grouse, including a wealth of important information on such topics as preservation, rearing, ailments and treatments, as...

A Basic Chicken Guide For The Small Flock Owner

by Roy Jones

This early work on poultry husbandry is a fascinating read for any poultry enthusiast, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It will prove of much interest to the amateur...

The Countryman's Jewel - Days in the Life of a Sixteenth Century Squire

by Marcus Woodward

?The Countryman's Jewel? is novel by naturalist and nature writer Marcus Woodward. It follows the daily life of a country squire in sixteenth century England, offering an authentic and informative insight into...

Communist Pigs

by Thomas Fleischman & Paul S. Sutter

The pig played a fundamental role in the German Democratic Republic’s attempts to create and sustain a modern, industrial food system built on communist principles. By the mid-1980s, East Germany produced...

Goats Giving Birth

by Deborah Niemann

Lessons, stories, and reflections from the Goat Midwife

There is nothing about goat care that creates more anticipation, excitement, frustration, and fear than birthing goats. What can you expect with a goat...

How to Raise Chickens

by Christine Heinrichs

Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in Future Farmers of America (FFA)–licensed How to Raise Chickens makes it easy for young readers...

Pigs: Breeds and Management

by Sanders Spencer

In recent years there has been an increasing resurgence in small scale pig rearing for both commercial use and exhibition purposes. With many of the older and less common breeds sinking into obscurity, and in...

How to Build Chicken Coops

by Samantha Johnson & Daniel Johnson

This revised and expanded edition of How to Build Chicken Coops—one of the best-selling titles in Voyageur’s successful series licensed by Future Farmers of America (FFA)—provides complete and easy-to-follow...

The Ultimate Guide to Butchering, Smoking, Curing, Sausage, and Jerky Making

by Philip Hasheider

Trust The Ultimate Guide to Butchering, Smoking, Curing, Sausage, and Jerky Making to ensure you get the most out of your beef, pork, venison, lamb, poultry, and goat.

Absolutely everything you need to know...