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.
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 19 days ago by Kylie A. Lewis
This book was written for people whom are aware of there omnivorous needs. And want to seperate themselves from mass cruelty. Read more
Good book...well laid out and very informative. I ended up buying a couple of the Storeys guides for the species I have so this book is kind of pointless now. Read morePublished 1 month ago by b33fdove
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 2 months 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 2 months ago by Peter Harris