2015 GRIT's Guide to Raising Farm Animals

2015 GRIT's Guide to Raising Farm AnimalsA move to the country means many things to different people. One advantage to living out where the pavement ends is the ability – and freedom – to add livestock to your homesteading plans. With GRIT's latest special issue, the 2015 GRIT's Guide to Raising Farm Animals, you'll have all the information at your fingertips to help you select the right animals for your place.

Looking at poultry? Consider chickens or ducks, and how to protect them from predators. Wondering about feeding a particular type of livestock? Read more on rotational grazing, selecting hay, and making silage from lawn clippings.

Can't make up your mind? Discover the pros and cons of raising sheep, goats, pigs, dairy cattle, rabbits, and alpacas. Considering a guard animal to help protect your investment? Find reader testimonials on dogs, donkeys and llamas as guardians.

Need a shelter for your animals? Look no further; we have articles on small livestock shelters and what you'll need for a flock of sheep. The 2015 GRIT's Guide to Raising Farm Animals offers tips on keeping your animals safe during summer's heat, building the right type of fencing, and how to choose a livestock trailer. Pick up a copy of the 2015 GRIT's Guide to Raising Farm Animals today.

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