ATTRA Sustainable Livestock Resources. The resources offered here deal with sustainable livestock production literally from the ground up. Pasture management, feeds, and forages are covered by several publications, while others address care and management for specific animals, and marketing of the products derived from them. Whether you’re an experienced or a beginning producer, you can find useful information relating to traditional livestock such as beef and dairy cattle, sheep, hogs and poultry, as well as introductions to alternative livestock options from bees to bison.
Storey’s Guide to Raising Animals, Storey Publishing. Whether you’re a fledgling farmer or a seasoned veteran, you’ll learn from this best-selling series what you most need to ensure both healthy livestock and profits. Each book includes information on selection, housing, space requirements, behavior, breeding and birthing, feeding, health concerns, remedies for illnesses, and business considerations.