Horse Housing

Horse Housing Author Richard Klimesh
ISBN-10 1570766509
Release 2013
Pages 194
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If you are thinking of building a new horse bar, remodeling a building into a stable, or need ideas on improving the barn you have, Horse Housing is for you. From finding the best building site to choosing stall latches, this book is chock full of practical information and how to tips. It will demystify contracts and regulations, help you find a qualified builder in your area, and explain in detail which materials are good to use around horses and which are not.



How to Build Animal Housing

How to Build Animal Housing Author Carol Ekarius
ISBN-10 9781603425360
Release 2011-02-28
Pages 272
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With dozens of adaptable plans for sheds, coops, hutches, multipurpose barns, windbreaks, and shade structures, this guide covers everything you need to know to build safe and sturdy housing for your animals. Stressing the importance of evaluating your goals, planning ahead, and budgeting accordingly, Carol Ekarius helps you determine the best structure for your particular situation and offers expert advice on tools and construction techniques. Build a functional and comfortable house for your animals that they’ll be proud to call home.



Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428385
Release 2012-07-13
Pages 320
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Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.



Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design Author Eileen Fabian Wheeler
ISBN-10 9780470344408
Release 2008-02-28
Pages 308
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Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.



Cherry Hill s Horsekeeping Almanac

Cherry Hill s Horsekeeping Almanac Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428378
Release 2012-07-12
Pages 576
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Keep your horse happy and healthy throughout the entire year. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill provides a comprehensive month-by-month guide to horse care that includes seasonal stable chores and maintenance procedures that promote equine health. Reminding you to check for ticks in April, buy hay in July, and set up winter bedding in October, each month’s reference charts, to-do lists, and climate notes will help you establish routines that follow the natural cycles of the animals and the land.



Equine Science

Equine Science Author Rick Parker
ISBN-10 9781111138776
Release 2012-01-13
Pages 608
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EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition imparts students with the basic understanding of horses necessary to be successful in equine care and management. Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make both learning and lesson planning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, and the history of horses. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition piques student interest with detailed graphics and photos, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities that test their knowledge of the material. Future equine professionals will especially appreciate the glossary of terms at the end of the text, as well as the appendix, which includes useful conversion factors and worksheets and provides contact information for professional organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Equus

Equus Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924108277397
Release 2009-01
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Building or Renovating a Small Barn for Your Horse

Building or Renovating a Small Barn for Your Horse Author Jackie Clay
ISBN-10 9781603423564
Release 1999-01-12
Pages 32
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.



Country Wisdom Know How

Country Wisdom   Know How Author Storey Publishing's Country Wisdom Bulletins
ISBN-10 9780316471701
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 1072
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Reminiscent in both spirit and design of the beloved Whole Earth Catalog, Country Wisdom & Know -How is an unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living. Compiled from the information in Storey Publishing's landmark series of "Country Wisdom Bulletins," this book is the most thorough and reliable volume of its kind. Organized by general topic including animals, cooking, crafts, gardening, health and well-being, and home, it is further broken down to cover dozens of specifics from "Building Chicken Coops" to "Making Cheese, Butter, and Yogurt" to "Improving Your Soil" to "Restoring Hardwood Floors." Nearly 1,000 black-and-white illustrations and photographs run throughout and fascinating projects and trusted advice crowd every page.



Rural Heritage

Rural Heritage Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924101510398
Release 2007
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The Essential Guide to Hobby Farming

The Essential Guide to Hobby Farming Author Carol Ekarius
ISBN-10 9781620081440
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 304
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Six containers of heirloom tomatoes, miniature squashes, and herbs on your back patio or six acres of beets, cabbages, and strawberries? Five chickens and a honey bee hive or a small farm with three dozen sheep and a couple of quarter horses? Regardless of the size of your “field of dreams,” Essential Guide to Hobby Farming is your best first step to making that hobby-farm aspiration a pleasurable and profitable reality. A hobby farmer for the past thirty years, Carol Ekarius shares the joys, challenges, and rewards of living the rural life. Hobby farming is as much a state of mind as it is an address in the country, and this instructive, beautifully photographed manual addresses every topic beginning hobby farmers need to know, from purchasing the right land and equipment to choosing and maintaining crops and livestock to marketing and selling your hobby farm’s yield. TOPICS DISCUSSED INSIDE: -Assessing finances and resources—land, water, tools of the trade (trucks, tractors, various implements) -Choosing the best crops for your land, climate, hardiness, and profitability -Selecting and caring for the livestock—chickens, goats, cows, sheep, etc.—that best fits your hobby farm -Protecting crops and livestock against predators, pests, and disease -Business and marketing options for selling your “local food” directly to restaurants and farmers’ markets and through CSA programs -Preserving the harvest, through canning, drying, and freezing, plus over two dozen original recipes for your homegrown produce NEW FOR THE SECOND EDITION: Expanded section on chickens, including urban and suburban accommodations; honey bee keeping; adding a barn or annex building to the farm; trends in planting, including miniature vegetables, heirloom varieties, and “hot” new vegetables and hybrids; adding flower beds to the property; getting involved with a CSA



Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans 1720 1920

Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans  1720 1920 Author Sally McMurry
ISBN-10 9780812204957
Release 2011-03-08
Pages 272
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The phrase "Pennsylvania German architecture" likely conjures images of either the "continental" three-room house with its huge hearth and five-plate stoves, or the huge Pennsylvania bank barn with its projecting overshoot. These and other trademarks of Pennsylvania German architecture have prompted great interest among a wide audience, from tourists and genealogists to architectural historians, antiquarians, and folklorists. Since the nineteenth century, scholars have engaged in field measurement and drawing, photographic documentation, and careful observation, resulting in a scholarly conversation about Pennsylvania German building traditions. What cultural patterns were being expressed in these buildings? How did shifting social, technological, and economic forces shape architectural changes? Since those early forays, our understanding has moved well beyond the three-room house and the forebay barn. In Architecture and Landscape of the Pennsylvania Germans, 1720-1920, eight essays by leading scholars and preservation professionals not only describe important architectural sites but also offer original interpretive insights that will help advance understanding of Pennsylvania German culture and history. Pennsylvania Germans' lives are traced through their houses, barns, outbuildings, commercial buildings, churches, and landscapes. The essays bring to bear years of field observation as well as engagement with current scholarly perspectives on issues such as the nature of "ethnicity," the social construction of landscape, and recent historiography about the Pennsylvania Germans. Dozens of original measured drawings, appearing here for the first time in print, document important works of Pennsylvania German architecture, including the iconic Bertolet barns in Berks County, the Martin Brandt farm complex in Cumberland County, a nineteenth-century Pennsylvania German housemill, and urban houses in Lancaster.



System on the Farm

System on the Farm Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D00214517E
Release 1920
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At Home In a Barn From Dairy Barn to Cozy Home

At Home In a Barn  From Dairy Barn to Cozy Home Author Johannes Postma
ISBN-10 9781483423692
Release 2015-01-16
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Living in a barn may seem an unusual ambition, but an abandoned Minnesota dairy barn captured author Johannes Postma’s imagination in 1976 and enticed him to devote years to making it his home. This account of Postma’s do-it-yourself building adventure begins with the barn’s early history as the heart of a small dairy business. It then moves to the various stages of renovating the structure into a unique rural home. In addition to keeping much of the barn’s beam structure exposed, Postma preserved the barn ambience by using weathered boards from some of the farm’s outbuildings as wainscoting in much of the hayloft living quarters. Now he describes the interior and exterior transformation made over the course of twenty-four years. Including images and illustrations, At Home in a Barn offers a great transformation story for all those interested in barns, the preservation of old structures, and do-it-yourself ventures.



Our Farm and Building Book

Our Farm and Building Book Author
ISBN-10 UCD:31175035156499
Release 1916
Pages 160
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The Field Illustrated

The Field Illustrated Author A. H. Godfrey
ISBN-10 PSU:000055597005
Release 1915
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Home and Field

Home and Field Author
ISBN-10 MINN:31951D003414631
Release 1916
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