Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, whether you have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in How to Raise Chickens?makes it easy for young readers and beginners to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this FFA-licensed guide shows what to do next with the help of longtime chicken breeder Christine Heinrichs, who explains?all the helpful dos and important don’ts. Easy-to-follow advice helps readers:Choose breeds and obtain stockHouse and feed chickensManage your flock and keep it healthySelect and cull for breeding programsIncubate eggs and care for chicksRaise chickens in the country, suburbs, or cityHow to Raise Chickens provides information on breed types, obtaining stock, housing, feeding, flock management, breeding programs, incubation and care of chicks, selection and culling, showing, health care, and the legal aspects of raising chickens. Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business. Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, How to Raise Chickens?is a trusted source of information to new chickenkeepers of all ages, sure to inspire further investigation of the hobby.
Beekeeping has survived to climate changes, but the approval of the so-called “Monsanto Law” might put an end to this activity according to Guatemalan apiaries. teleSUR
Urban Beekeeping: # 25 Apiary Visit! To the roof to explain the plan of switching hive bodies etc.
– Revised June 29, 2013 -WARNING: DO NOT LAUNCH YOUR CROWD-FUNDING PROJECT BEFORE READING THIS BOOK.FACT: Over 65% of crowd funding projects fail. Why? Top 5 Reason’s For Failure:1) Campaign Missing Key Elements2) Launched Before Gathering Their Tribe3) Expected That if They Build It, They Will Come4) Poor Advertising/Social Media Strategy5) Lack of PartnersHacking Kickstarter, Indiegogo (or any other crowd-funding site) How to Raise Big Bucks in 30 Dayswalks you step by step into the process of creating, launching and wrapping your project. Learn:- How Curated Communities can give you added exposure- How to get featured in Kickstarter and Indiegogo’s newsletters (solid gold)- How to grab funders attention the moment they land on your page- How to generate traffic to your project- How to easily find and target bloggers and journalist who want to publicize your project- and much more!Tried and true tactics, tips and secrets that work.
FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD – NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali].” –Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves,
from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent.
What if…?What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles?That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety?That you can end conflict with your children?That you can create close and connected relationships within your family?…Would you accept this invitation to a revolution in parenting?We all have the capacity to raise children who are highly resilient and emotionally connected. However, many of us are unable to because we are blinded by modern misconceptions of parenting and our own inner limitations. In The Awakened Family, I show you how you can cultivate a relationship with your children so they can thrive; moreover, you can be transformed to a state of greater calm, compassion and wisdom as well.This book will take you on a journey to transcending your fears and illusions around parenting and help you become the parent you always wanted to be: fully present and conscious. It will arm you with practical, hands-on strategies and real-life examples from my experience as a parent and clinical psychologist that show the extraordinary power of being a conscious parent.Everyone in your family is ready to be awakened.Will you take this journey with me?–Shefali
Would you quit the comfort of a well paying job to take a plunge in the murky field of quail farming? On the cold morning of Tuesday 13th February 2001, I made that uncomfortable decision that would later on change my fortunes forever! What can you learn from my experience? If you are interested in profitable quail farming as a beginner then you must read this book. Many people embark on quail farming as starters; without any idea of how to raise the birds, which best breeds to raise, and most significant, how to remain profitable in the venture. The beauty of this book lies in its simplicity, and in walking with you all the steps; from start to finish. All the invaluable points on the subject of quail farming have been carefully summarized. I know there are endless books out there on the subject of quail farming, but this one is personalized to cover invaluable topics. It’s therefore, my sincere belief the journey you are embarking on through reading this book to the end is one valuable investment you’ll treasure forever! Truth is, there is the general quail keeping, and then there is the profitable quail farming.
As pets or livestock, goats are increasingly popular animals on farms large and small. Easier and cheaper to keep than many larger animals, they will keep a pony company, pull a cart, and produce the perfect milk for many artisan cheeses or meat for some of the most up-and-coming ethnic cuisines. For anyone thinking of acquiring a goat or starting a herd–for whatever reason–this book is an essential resource. Written by an authority on goat breeding and behavior, this approachable guide covers every component of raising goats for fun or profit, meat or milk. Beginning with the basics–history and behavior, types and breeds–Carol Amundson answers all of a prospective owners questions about getting a goat, from land requirements and regulations to choosing or assessing particular animals or breeds. In a clear and engaging way, she goes into the details of housing and feeding, breeding and milking, training and showing, transporting and marketing goats of all kinds–as well as the dos and donts of keeping them healthy from birth to old age. Concise, complete, and easy-to-use, this is a reference that no goat owner should be without.
Farmers in Mexico say they have a novel plan to save the bees: planting sunflowers.
The Beekeeper?s Bible is as much an ultimate guide to the practical essentials of beekeeping as it is a beautiful almanac to be read from cover to cover. Part history book, part handbook, and part cookbook, this illustrated tome covers every facet of the ancient hobby of beekeeping, from how to manage hives safely to harvesting one’s own honey, and ideas for how to use honey and beeswax. Detailed instructions for making candles, furniture polish, beauty products, and nearly 100 honey-themed recipes are included. Fully illustrated with how-to photography and unique etchings, any backyard enthusiast or gardener can confidently dive into beekeeping with this book in hand (or daydream about harvesting their own honey while relaxing in the comfort of an armchair).Praise for The Beekeeper’s Bible:”Jones and Sweeney-Lynch explain the science and society of bees in clear, accessible language. And the recipes are admirably useful: honey scones, honey soap, honey hangover cures. ‘Oh, stuff and fluff,’ as Pooh might say. Dip a paw into this richly satisfying volume and you won’t have to do stoutness exercises.”?-The New York Times? ?Lip-smackin? throughout, The Beekeeper’s Bible is, at its heart, a glorious invitation into the depths of the honeybee hive.? ?Chicago Tribune “An elegant, information-packed addition to the library of the most serious beekeeper.” ?Better Homes & Gardens Country Gardens?An amazing compendium of information, lore, facts, tips, techniques, and benefits of having bees in your life?whether you choose to keep a hive yourself, enjoy the by-products, or just appreciate these wonderful creatures for all that they contribute to our human ecosystem.? ?About.com