by The Livestock Conservancy
Exactly what the title suggests—an introduction, concise and clear enough for a reader with no prior experience with animals. Provides an overview of the process of maintaining heritage breeds in nontechnical terms. Hardcover, paperback, or Kindle. Read more »
by Kansas State University
Concisely answers 10 key questions on pasture leases, covering pricing, long-term investments, weed control, and terminating a lease. PDF.
by C. E. Spaulding, DVM, and Jackie Clay
Covers cattle, goats, sheep, horses, swine, poultry, rabbits, dogs, and cats. Each chapter begins with some information on basic care, then proceeds to a discussion of the health problems common to the species in question. Paperback. Read more »
by University of Kentucky
Starts off by listing the advantages of watering animals from a spring, then offers suggestions for determining if a spring on your property is suitable for this use. Next come directions for locating the development site, excavating the spring, and feeding the water into a tank. PDF.
by Iowa State University
Covers optimum moisture, cutting height, length of cut, packing density, and storage losses. PDF.
by National Center for Appropriate Technology
Begins with a comparison of horses, mules, and oxen before briefly exploring ways in which these animals can be effectively used to complete the tasks required of them. Wraps up with tips on finding equipment and a helpful resource section. PDF.