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  1. The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable by Juliette de Bairacli Levy

    The Complete Herbal Handbook for Farm and Stable by Juliette de Bairacli Levy

    Regular Price: $22.95

    Special Price: $19.75

    A book on herbal medicine for farm and stable. Learn More
  2. Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game, by John Mettler, Jr., DVM

    Basic Butchering of Livestock & Game, by John Mettler, Jr., DVM

    Regular Price: $16.95

    Special Price: $15.25

    Revised and updated in 2003, this book is a must for those who butcher their goats, sheep, and other livestock. It has superb drawings and easy-to-read directions including getting ready, killing and skinning, organ removal, butchering. Learn More
  3. The Year of the Goat (paperback) by Margaret Hathaway

    The Year of the Goat (paperback) by Margaret Hathaway

    $14.95
    Subtitled "40,000 Miles and the Quest for the Perfect Cheese," this new book chronicles one couple's journey both physically and emotionally through the U.S., seeking what being a "goat farmer" really means. Learn More
  4. Basic Country Skills by John and Martha Storey

    Basic Country Skills by John and Martha Storey

    $24.95
    This "Practical Guide to Self-Reliance" from Storey covers the whole range of topics on home, barn, and farm repair, gardening, preserving, farming and farm animals. Learn More
  5. Livestock Guardians, by Janet Vorwald Dohner

    Livestock Guardians, by Janet Vorwald Dohner

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $22.45

    A complete guide to working with guardian animals. Learn about methods of predator control, chapters on livestock guard dogs, llamas, and donkeys, their selection, training, and care. Learn More
  6. Fences for Pastures & Garden, by Gail Damerow

    Fences for Pastures & Garden, by Gail Damerow

    $16.95
    Finally a comprehensive book on all types of fences. Learn More
  7. How to Build Animal Housing by Carol Ekarius

    How to Build Animal Housing by Carol Ekarius

    Regular Price: $24.95

    Special Price: $22.45

    This large format book has 60 building plans for barns, sheds, pens, coops, feeders, stanchions, and more. Starts with planning for structure, design, and function. Learn More
  8. The Backyard Homestead, Edited by Carleen Madigan

    The Backyard Homestead, Edited by Carleen Madigan

    Regular Price: $18.95

    Special Price: $17.05

    A new Storey book for producing "all the food you need on just a quarter acre!" Learn how to raise 1400 eggs, 50 lbs. of wheat, 60 lbs. of fruit, one ton of vegetables, 280 lbs. of pork, and 75 lbs. of nuts, plus sections of dairy and milk goats, sheep, rabbits, cattle, and more. Learn More
  9. Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More by Deborah Niemann

    Raising Goats Naturally: The Complete Guide to Milk, Meat and More by Deborah Niemann

    $24.95
    this is a practical guide for the beginning goat raiser who aims for success on the self-reliant farmstead. Paperback. 286 pages. Learn More
  10. Homegrown & Handmade by Deborah Niemann

    Homegrown & Handmade by Deborah Niemann

    Regular Price: $22.95

    Special Price: $20.65

    Subtitled “A Practical Guide to More Self-Reliant Living,” this new book has major sections on the sustainable garden, the backyard orchard, the poultry flock, the home dairy including cows, goats, and sheep, and the home fiber flock including llamas. Learn More

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