Raising Sheep the Modern Way

Author: Paula Simmons

Publisher: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Moutons

Page: 278

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Offers practical advice on selecting, feeding, caring for, shearing, and breeding sheep, and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of raising them
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Turning Wool Into a Cottage Industry

Author: Paula Simmons

Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 188

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Tells how to breed and raise sheep, buy, prepare, and sell raw wool, do carding, and spin yarn, describes the necessary tools and equipment, and explains how to make money with wool
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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep, 5th Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Paula Simmons,Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612129811

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

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Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep is the best-selling, most trusted reference for farmers and backyard homesteaders with any size flock. The fifth edition is now updated with full-color illustrations and photographs throughout, including a gallery of the best breed choices for both meat and fiber. With their small size and gentle dispositions, sheep are one of the easier livestock species to raise and offer varied marketing opportunities, including meat, wool, and milk. Detailed instructions and graphics lead readers through every essential procedure, including shearing, building a lambing shed, breeding and lambing, butchering, and marketing. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.
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Sheep

Small-Scale Sheep Keeping For Pleasure And Profit

Author: Sue Weaver

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1935484826

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 9846

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These Hobby Farms livestock care manuals will help both experienced and novice hobby farmers realize their own dreams of life on the farm - for pleasure and profit.
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The Back to Basics Handbook

A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1616082615

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 9537

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Includes hundreds of projects for sustainable living--such as dyeing wool, grafting trees, raising chickens, crafting furniture with hand tools, making preserves and cheese, building a log cabin and much more, in a book that also has tips for down-home fun, as well as 500 full-color illustrations. Original.
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Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

View: 4770

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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
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Your Sheep

A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

Author: Paula Simmons,Darrell L. Salsbury

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9780882667690

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

View: 8534

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A guide to the choosing, handling, care, breeding, and showing of sheep.
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Back to Basics

A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1629148628

Category: House & Home

Page: 456

View: 5602

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The classic guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 200,000 copies sold—now fully updated! Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast-food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations in Back to Basics will help you dye your own wool with plant pigments, graft trees, raise chickens, craft a hutch table with hand tools, and make treats such as blueberry peach jam and cheddar cheese. The truly ambitious will find instructions on how to build a log cabin or an adobe brick homestead. More than just practical advice, this is also a book for dreamers—even if you live in a city apartment, you will find your imagination sparked, and there’s no reason why you can’t, for example, make a loom and weave a rag rug. Complete with tips for old-fashioned fun (square dancing calls, homemade toys, and kayaking tips), this may be the most thorough book on voluntary simplicity available.
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Butchering Livestock at Home

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-65

Author: Phyllis Hobson

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603425969

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 32

View: 3363

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This introductory guide explains the basics of butchering your meat at home, from preparing your animals and equipment through to storing your meat. Covers rabbits, poultry, sheep, goats, veal calves, beef, and hogs and includes information on how to process and use organ meats, pelts and hides, feathers, bones and horns, and fat.
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Back to Basics

A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602392331

Category: Gardening

Page: 456

View: 2320

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A lavishly illustrated revision of a top-selling primer invites readers to develop healthier, more environmentally friendly, and self-sufficient living skills that are less reliant on technology, in a resource that shares step-by-step instructions for such capabilities as raising chickens, making cheese, and building a log cabin.
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