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The complete guide to small-scale farming

Melissa G. Nelson

The complete guide to small-scale farming

everything you need to know about raising beef and dairy cattle, rabbits, ducks, and other small animals

by Melissa G. Nelson

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small animal culture,
  • Livestock

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesSmall-scale farming
    Statementby Melissa G. Nelson, D.V.M.
    SeriesBack to basics farming, Back to basics farming
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF61 .N35 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 pages
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27198643M
    ISBN 101620230097
    ISBN 109781620230091
    LC Control Number2015022823
    OCLC/WorldCa911518321

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