Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs

Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs


163 Breeds from Common to Rare
by Carol Ekarius

Storey Publishing, 2008

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From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the floppy-eared Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock. Comprehensive, colorful, and captivating, Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs features full-color profiles of 163 livestock breeds. Whether you’re looking for a gentle domestic backyard animal or are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed on your farm, you’re sure to find an animal that’s perfect for your needs.






If you need solid, up-to-date information on common domestic animals or you are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed to your farm, this definitive guide has the information you need on the animals that interest you.

Comprehensive, colorful, and captivating, Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs is informative enough to aid in breed selection, but beautiful and browsable enough to keep on your coffee table.

Full-color photographs; a brief history; details about unique quirks, qualities, and uses; and information on conservation status bring 163 common and rare varieties to life. Whatever the breed that fascinates you, look no further than this compelling collection. 




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