The Best Animal Shelters for Small Livestock

Portable shelters and chicken tractors make great animal shelters for small livestock to find refuge.

December 2014

By Ron Macher

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In Making Your Small Farm Profitable (Storey Publishing, 1999), Ron Macher shares proven methods for farming smarter and explores today’s new crops, new livestock, and new markets that translate into new ways to make money. He explains how to capitalize on lucrative niche markets that others overlook, plan for optimal farm efficiency, compare costs against profit for common vegetables and livestock, sell your products a dozen different ways and more. In the following excerpt from chapter 5, Macher discusses the best animal shelter options for your small livestock.

You can purchase this book in the GRIT store: Making Your Small Farm Profitable.