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Livestock on a Small Scale

Livestock - cowsA selection of books for those looking to keep livestock in the garden, on the plot, on a smallholding, or if lucky enough on a small-scale farm.

Our Livestock on a Small Scale Books

Backgarden Chickens & Other Poultry

Backgarden Chickens & Other Poultry

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Livestock on a Small Scale Books we Like

Goat Health and Welfare: A Veterinary Guide by David Harwood

Goat Health and Welfare: A Veterinary Guide by David Harwood

Goats are fairly adaptable creatures in the wild but, if kept as pets, or commercially farmed, they rely on their owners not only for food, but also for protection from diseases, injury and predators. As the title of the book suggests, goat health and...
Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management by Gina Bromage

Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management by Gina Bromage

As well as being adorable animals with a thick, warm fleece, llamas and alpacas are also intelligent, discerning, curious and sociable. In addition they are docile, gentle and easily trained. Natural grazers and browsers, they keep down hedges and pastures,...
Starting with Goats by Katie Thear

Starting with Goats by Katie Thear

Katie Thear was a life long goat keeper and a prolific author on the subject. This well illustrated book written in a clear and concise way gives the ideal introduction and reference for keeping goats. The books takes you through how to: Choose...
Starting with Pigs by Andy Case

Starting with Pigs by Andy Case

A straightforward and readable book for the small scale pig keeper, this is an excellent and practical introduction that is also up-to-date with the relevant regulations. Concentrating on the older, more traditional breeds, it covers housing and free-range...
Starting with Sheep by Mary Castell

Starting with Sheep by Mary Castell

Written for those new to sheep, this gives clear guidance as to what is involved, what initial decisions need to be made, and how much land and equipment are needed. It describes the tasks involved in sheep husbandry, with advice on when and how to carry...

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