AN INTRODUCTION TO HERITAGE BREEDS
Author: D. Phillip Sponenberg, Jeannette Berranger, Alison Martin
Heritage breeds matter, and they are often a better choice than conventional breeds for small farms and backyards. This eloquent and inviting visual guide explains why conserving heritage breeds is important and shows you how to raise these breeds yourself, helping preserve them and benefiting from them simultaneously.
Written by three experts from the Livestock Conservancy, this book includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, rabbits, pigs, sheep, goats, cattle, donkeys, and horses, detailing each breed's specific needs and characteristics so that you can select the one that's right for you. Whichever breed you choose, you'll find thorough, comprehensive information on how to raise it successfully.