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. Gail 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.
Great basic information for the beginner. Those with experience will learn a thing or two as well. If you want to have animals and give them proper care, this is the book for... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Saloma C.
If you are interested in homesteading and in particular raising animals, I can't think of a better book to start with. For starters: I find this book simply beautiful to look at. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Peter Harris
Great book,, very detailed information on every homestead animal you could want to raise in your backyard. I would recommend this to anyonePublished 2 months ago by Peter Edwin Glader
This book is super! It is a must have book if you plan on having animals on your farm. Gives you in-depth knowledge of the various creatures you can have on your farm, tons of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
If you are brand new to homesteading, or even contemplating starting a homestead, this is a great book for you. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Hugh A. Vaughan