Temple Grandin S Guide To Working With Farm Animals

Author: Temple Grandin
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612127452
Size: 64.80 MB
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Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin’s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think — describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories — and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You’ll learn to become a skilled observer of animal movement and behavior, and detailed illustrations will help you set up simple and efficient facilities for managing a small herd of 3 to 25 cattle or pigs, or 5 to 100 goats or sheep.

The Organic Farming Manual

Author: Ann Larkin Hansen
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422501
Size: 71.27 MB
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Providing expert tips on tending the land, caring for animals, and necessary equipment, Ann Larkin Hansen also covers the intricate process of acquiring organic certification and other business considerations important to a profitable operation. Discover the rewarding satisfaction of running a successful and sustainable organic farm.

Butchering Beef

Author: Adam Danforth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429328
Size: 79.20 MB
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Learn how to humanely slaughter cattle and butcher your own beef. In this straightforward guide, Adam Danforth provides clear instructions and step-by-step photography of the entire butchering process, from creating the right preslaughter conditions through killing, skinning, keeping cold, breaking the meat down, and perfecting expert cuts. With plenty of encouragement and expert advice on food safety, packaging, and necessary equipment, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need to start butchering your own beef.

Progress In Agricultural Physics And Engineering

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: C A B International
ISBN:
Size: 34.29 MB
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The physical sciences and engineering play an important part in the advance and activities of agriculture and related industries and in the preservation and improvement of rural and amenity environments. This book provides an account of new developments in these disciplines as applied to such industries. Chapters have been commissioned on topics perceived to have made important recent advances, and these are reviewed. The book should therefore be of interest to research workers, lecturers and professionals in agricultural engineering and applied aspects of soil science, horticulture, food science and other disciplines.

The Gourmet Butcher S Guide To Meat

Author: Cole Ward
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
ISBN: 1603584684
Size: 40.28 MB
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A comprehensive guide to whole-animal butchery, covering the rudiments of butchery; how meat animals are raised, slaughtered, and marketed; and the complexities of meat grading, carcass yield, marbling scores, and issues with inspection.