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  • Pig Who Sang to the Moon : The Emotional World of Farm Animals

    By Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780345452818
    • Publisher: Ballantine Books
    • Published: November 2003
    A study by the psychoanalyst that interweaves history, literature, anecdotes, scientific studies, and the author's own experiences.
  • Ranch of Dreams: The Heartwarming Story of America's Most Unusual Animal Sanctuary

    By Cleveland Amory

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670877621
    • Publisher: Penguin USA
    • Published: November 1997
    The renowned animal lover shares the heartwarming stories of the various animals that inhabit the Black Beauty Ranch, animals that have been saved from death's door, from chimpanzees and elephants to buffalo, prairie dogs, and cats. Tour.
  • Soul of a Dog: Reflections on the Spirits of the Animals of Bedlam Farm

    By Jon Katz

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781400066292
    • Publisher: VILLARD
    • Published: August 2009
    Do animals have souls? This is the question that has plagued countless animal lovers and philosophers alike for centuries. Jon Katz's 'Soul of a Dog' tackles this age-old question by recounting tales from the residents of Bedlam Farm. From the gentle donkeys, to the industrious chickens, and the docile sheep, the animals each fill certain roles. Read into it what you'd like. Are we projecting onto these animals traits we want them to have or is there really a spark of something in Rose, the beloved sheepdog? Though Katz does not offer a definitive answer to the question, his stories are witty, poignant, and memorable.
  • Storey's Barn Guide to Sheep

    By Deborah Burns

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781580178495
    • Publisher: STOREY PUBLISHING
    • Published: May 2006
    Step-by-step visuals for: getting acquainted, basic care, feeding, lambing, wool production, record keeping.
  • Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition: Managing, Breeding, Marketing

    By Maggie Sayer

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781603425827
    • Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
    • Published: December 2010
    Goat meat production is the fastest growing segment of U.S. agriculture, and an estimated 70 percent of all meat consumed globally is from goats. Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats is the essential reference on raising, caring for, and marketing meat goats. This updated edition gives caprine producers the vital information they need to start a meat-goat business or expand their current operation.
  • Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

    By Sue Weaver

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781603424813
    • Publisher: STOREY BKS
    • Published: January 2010
    Many people want to raise cows, sheep, goats and other livestock, but they don’t have the space or the time to maintain a large animal farm. Miniature livestock are the answer. Every bit as useful and adorable as their bigger counterparts, mini livestock are a great option for folks wishing to add a little bit of farm life to their backyard or for farmers looking to diversify their livestock portfolios.Miniature livestock are so much more than their good looks. Pint-size animals can be exhibited in 4-H events and at state and county fairs, mini sheep can be raised for wool or meat, and little cattle can be milked or raised for beef, more productive per pound than their standard counterparts. Tiny horses, donkeys, cattle, and goats can be trained to pull wagons, and miniature animals work as therapy animals in schools, nursing homes, and hospitals.While owners have different reasons for raising miniature livestock, they all share a basic need for essential, expert instruction and advice. That need is met with Storey’s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock by Sue Weaver. This is the go-to-guide that takes the mystery out of minis. Breeding, feeding, housing, diet, nutrition, exercise, as well as disease prevention and treatment — new and experienced farmers will find everything they need to keep minis healthy and productive.A welcomed new edition to Storey's Guide to Raising Series. The essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.
  • The Ubiquitous Pig

    By Marilyn Nissenson

    Our Price: $5.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810981553
    • Publisher: Abradale Press
    • Published: October 1996
    An affectionate, lavishly illustrated celebration of the varied relationship between pigs and humans features an entertaining selection of children's book illustrations, fine art, folk art, toys, photographs, and piggy banks, all capturing the wonderful world of pigs.
  • The Ubiquitous Pig

    By Marilyn Nissenson

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810939165
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers
    • Published: September 1992

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