Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee, where they keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. They grow and preserve much of their own food, make their own yogurt and ice cream from fresh goat milk, and bake their own bread. Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural skills. She shares her experience and knowledge as a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and as the author or contributor to more than a dozen country skills how-to books.
This book is loaded with useful information and guidance when planning on adding farm animals a family "backyard homestead". Read morePublished 27 days ago by happy knitter
A fantastic book covering TONS of information about any and all farm animals you might be able to raise in your backyard. Very informative, and clear writing, easy to follow. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Gifford
The content within this book is excellent, however, as a future math teacher I was appalled to see that every unit conversion between square feet and square meters is incorrect... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kylie A. Lewis