Developed for the particular needs of the working farm, heritage breeds have proved invaluable to small-scale agricultural production for centuries. This comprehensive guide explains why conserving heritage breeds remains important and how they often can be a better choice for the modern farmer than conventional animals. With profiles of heritage poultry, sheep, cattle, and more, you’ll learn how to select and successfully raise the breed that is right for your specific needs. Enjoy the benefits of resilient livestock while preserving genetic diversity for future generations.

Book details

  • Price: $19.95
  • Other formats: Hardback , Ebook
  • Size: 7.06 x 10
  • Pages: 240
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781612121253

D. Phillip Sponenberg

Author

D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannette Beranger, and Alison Martin are all experts associated with The Livestock Conservancy, a nonprofit organization focused on preserving and promoting… See Bio

Jeannette Beranger

Author

Jeannette Beranger is an expert associated with The Livestock Conservancy, a nonprofit organization focused on preserving and promoting rare breeds of livestock. Founded in 1977… See Bio

Alison Martin

Author

D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannette Beranger, and Alison Martin are all experts associated with The Livestock Conservancy, a nonprofit organization focused on preserving and promoting… See Bio

An Introduction to Heritage Breeds

by D. Phillip Sponenberg, Jeannette Beranger and Alison Martin

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