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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs: 163 Breeds from Common to Rare
Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2008

From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the wrinkled Fengjing pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock breeds. Finally, a single resource offers detailed information about both common and heritage breeds: Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs . This attractive, at-a-glance reference, written by one of America's foremost livestock experts, covers 194 of North America's most significant breeds ...
  
  











  



  
Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2010

Carol Ekarius' natural, organic approach to livestock management produces healthier animals, reduces feed and health care costs, and maximizes your profit. Includes case studies of successful farmers, nitty-gritty details of every facet of livestock farming, and fascinating insights on how to work with nature instead of against it.
  
  











  



  
The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers
Carol Ekarius, Deborah Robson

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013

With this compact, portable reference in hand, crafters can quickly and easily look up any of 100 sheep breeds, the characteristics of their fleece, and the kinds of projects for which their fleece is best suited. Each breed profile includes a photo of the animal and information about its origin and conservation status, as well as the weight, staple length, fiber diameter, and natural colors of its fleece. This is a great primer for beginners, ...
  
  











  



  
Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2007

Farmers and fanciers keep an astonishing variety of poultry breeds in North America. These birds provide meat and eggs to nourish us and feathers to keep us warm. Their quirky personalities and charming good looks make them barnyard favorites. They inspire passionate devotion from show breeders and provide a living for farmers. Presented here, breed by breed, are more than 120 barnyard fowl — from chickens and turkeys to emus and pheasants. ...
  
  











  



  
Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2010

Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep has earned the praise and trust of sheep farmers around the world, with its in-depth coverage of breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and treatment. The new 4th edition, now with 253,000 copies in print, contains new and expanded features: • Guidelines for organic certification • Tips and advice on Web marketing and networking • Coverage of rare breeds, ...
  
  











  



  
The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn
Deborah Robson, Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

This one-of-a-kind photographic encyclopedia features more than 200 animals and the fibers they produce. It covers almost every sheep breed in the world — from the longwool breeds of the United Kingdom to the Tasmanian merino, the Navajo churro, the northern European Faroese, and dozens and dozens more. It also includes goats, camelids (such as alpacas, llamas, and vicunas), bison, horses, musk oxen, rabbits, and even dogs.  Each entry ...
  
  











  



  
How to Build Animal Housing: 60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, ...

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011

Cows and horses, donkeys and mules, sheep and goats, pigs and fowl, even llamas are living on small farms and in backyard barnyards throughout the United States. But how and where are these critters being housed? Author Carol Ekarius knows. In How to Build Animal Housing , she provides dozens of plans--with illustrated, step-by-step instructions--for species-specific shelters that are well ventilated, safe, appropriate for the animals, ...
  
  











  



  
Hobby Farm: Living Your Rural Dream For Pleasure And Profit
Carol Ekarius

Hobby Farm Press, 2005

HOBBY FARM addresses every aspect of getting started and developing, including: * Tools of the trade from farm vehicles (tractors, trucks, composters) to handcarts, hand and electric tools * Gardening from selection of the site, quality of soil, fertilizing and pH adjustment, planting, methods of propagation and controlling pests * Selecting and raising farm animals, including how to figure out how they to feed and nourish, creating quality ...
  
  











  



  
Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep: Breeds, Care, Facilities
Paula Simmons, Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2000

Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep has earned the praise and trust of sheep farmers around the world, with its in-depth coverage of breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and treatment. The new 4th edition, now with 253,000 copies in print, contains new and expanded features: • Guidelines for organic certification • Tips and advice on Web marketing and networking • Coverage of rare breeds, ...
  
  











  



  
Pocketful of Poultry
Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2007

Poultry in a pocket-size book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or auction. More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colors in full-page images that capture their good looks and lively personalities. Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning ...
  
  











  



  
[ THE FIELD GUIDE TO FLEECE: 100 SHEEP BREEDS & HOW TO USE THEIR FIBERS ] By Ekarius, Carol ( Author) 2013 [ ...
Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, 2013
  
  











  



  
How to Build Animal Housing Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Carol Ekarius, 2004
  
  











  



  
The Field Guide to Fleece: 100 Sheep Breeds & How to Use Their Fibers by Ekarius, Carol, Robson, Deborah ...
Carol, Robson, Deborah Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 1110
  
  











  



  
Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by Ekarius. Deborah Robson and Carol ( 2011 ) Hardcover
Ekarius. Deborah Robson and Carol

Storey, 0100
  
  











  



  
Carol Ekarius,Deborah Robson'sThe Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn ...
Carol Ekarius, Deborah Robson

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2011
  
  











  



  
The Essential Guide to Hobby Farming: The How-To Manual for Creating a Hobby Farm
Carol Ekarius

i5 Press, 2015

Six containers of heirloom tomatoes, miniature squashes, and herbs on your back patio or six acres of beets, cabbages, and strawberries? Five chickens and a honey bee hive or a small farm with three dozen sheep and a couple of quarter horses? Regardless of the size of your “field of dreams,” Essential Guide to Hobby Farming is your best first step to making that hobby-farm aspiration a pleasurable and profitable reality. A hobby farmer for ...
  
  











  



  
The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn by Ekarius, Carol, Robson, ...
Carol, Robson, Deborah Ekarius

Storey Publishing, LLC, 1110
  
  











  



  
by Paula Simmons,by Carol Ekarius Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep: 4th Edition(text only)4th (Fourth) ...
by Carol Ekarius by Paula Simmons

Storey Publishing, LLC, 2009
  
  











  



  
By Carol Ekarius - Small-scale Livestock Farming (4/25/00)
Carol Ekarius

Storey Books, 2000
  
  











  








   



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