An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

Book - 2014
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Developed for the particular needs of the working farm, heritage breeds have proved invaluable to small-scale agricultural production for centuries. This comprehensive guide explains why conserving heritage breeds remains important and how they often can be a better choice for the modern farmer than conventional animals. With profiles of heritage poultry, sheep, cattle, and more, you'll learn how to select and successfully raise the breed that is right for your specific needs. Enjoy the benefits of resilient livestock while preserving genetic diversity for future generations.

Publisher: North Adams, MA :, Storey Publishing,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781612121307
Branch Call Number: 636.0821 Sponenbe 04/2014
Characteristics: 239 pages :,illustrations ;,26 cm
Additional Contributors: Martin, Alison 1962-
Beranger, Jeannette


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