Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavor. Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals.
The fifth edition of this best-selling handbook features the same detailed approach that has made it the trusted source for raising healthy, productive rabbits — plus a total redesign with color photos and graphics. Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide offers expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, and more. In addition, author Bob Bennett includes the most up-to-date information on preventive health care, treating diseases, marketing, and showing. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.
Author: John Storey
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Release Date: 2010-11-11
Genre: House & Home
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.
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 in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
Author: Beatrix Potter
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date: 2018-07-24
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Die Geschichte von Peter Hase ist eine Originalgeschichte von Beatrix Potter und wurde erstmals 1902 veröffentlicht. Sie ist Beatrix Potters bekannteste und beliebteste Geschichte und handelt von einem sehr schelmischen kleinen Hasen und dem Ärger den er sich im Gemüsegarten von Herrn McGregor einhandelt! Mit 31 liebevoll gestalteten Farb- und 14 Schwarzweißillustrationen, 24 Cliparts zum Download und 4 Ausmalbildern. Frei überarbeitet und übersetzt von Elizabeth M. Potter.
A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.
Author: Heather Smith Thomas
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Release Date: 2010-01-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.
Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.
Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You’ll also find tips on profitably marketing your meat and fiber products, as well as information on obtaining organic certifications.
Raise your rabbit the right way! Friendly and easy to care for, rabbits make ideal family pets. But how do you keep a pet rabbit happy and healthy? How can you tell if your rabbit is sick? What would you do if it were? Raising a Healthy Rabbit explains all the essentials of caring for a rabbit, including choosing a rabbit for adoption, the proper way to pick up and carry a rabbit, and setting up the best housing. It also includes vital information on supplying proper nutrition (including when, what, and how much to feed your pet); performing daily, weekly, and monthly health care checks; recognizing and treating common health problems; and stocking a rabbit first-aid kit.
Create a safe, sanitary, and efficient home for your rabbits. In this informative guide, Bob Bennett provides clear step-by-step instructions for building attractive all-wire hutches of all sizes, with additional tips for adding the necessary accessories like feeders, watering systems, nest boxes, and fencing. From the direction a hutch door should swing to proper ventilation and protection from predators, Bennett covers everything you need to know to create a housing structure that will help promote a healthy and productive rabbit-raising operation.
Designed for children ages 9 and up who are interested in raising rabbits, this comprehensive guide covers all aspects of rabbit care with an encouraging tone and age-appropriate language. Nancy Searle provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, safety, and understanding rabbit behavior. Whether your child is hoping to keep rabbits as pets or breed them for showing, Your Rabbit has everything she’ll need to know to confidently raise happy and healthy animals.
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