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What's in your Homestead Library?

What's in your Homestead Library?

I was given my favorite gift from my awesome husband, an Amazon gift card.I decided to use it to add to our homestead library. There are so many great books out there that it is usually way to hard to decide. Here is what I came up with this time.

Natural Goat Care         In her book, Natural Goat Care, Pat Colby takes us on her journey of caring for her goats. She tells us of preventative ways to keep livestock healthy, without the medicines

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd EditionStorey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition
“Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selection, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat production, and more.


Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats: Breeds, Care, Dairying Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats: Breeds, Care, Dairying


The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making: How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game The Complete Book of Butchering, Smoking, Curing, and Sausage Making: How to Harvest Your Livestock & Wild Game

Build a Smokehouse: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-81 Build a Smokehouse: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-81

How to Build Animal Housing: 60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More How to Build Animal Housing: 60 Plans for Coops, Hutches, Barns, Sheds, Pens, Nestboxes, Feeders, Stanchions, and Much More

Fences for Pasture & Garden Fences for Pasture & Garden
Gail Damerow
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.) Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (P.S.)
Barbara Kingsolver,
 These were already in our library,
 
The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!
   Return to product information     Small-Scale Livestock Farming: A Grass-Based Approach for Health, Sustainability, and Profit
 These are just a few of the books that I think every homsteader should have in their library.This list doesn't include the gardening and herbal medicine books in our library. I plan on getting all the Storey's Guides that we will need.What are your favorite books you think should be in a homesteaders library?

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Comment by Tory on May 19, 2011 at 3:02pm
Here's a picture of one of the many shelves that is home to my homesteading lit
Comment by Andrew Odom on May 22, 2011 at 11:11pm

Hey there Penny. I just wrote one of my weekly blog posts for Farmers' Almanac outlining my Top 5 neo-homesteading/farming books. You can find that link here.

 

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Comment by Ed Watts on June 3, 2011 at 9:01pm
I'm new to homegrown, and I'm not quite sure what the policy is on Amazon links (I don't sell books, Amazon does -- but I DO get a small commission. ) I left you a link on your blogspot posting.

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