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The Resource Raising animals for fiber : producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard, Chris McLaughlin

Raising animals for fiber : producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard, Chris McLaughlin

Label
Raising animals for fiber : producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard
Title
Raising animals for fiber
Title remainder
producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard
Statement of responsibility
Chris McLaughlin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Get a feel for fiber farming! Welcome to a "wool" new world! The perfect starting point, this book focuses on four different fiber animal species to tackle all of your questions and curiosities. Understand the basics of keeping livestock for fiber, then progress into detailed information on raising sheep, Angora goats, alpacas, and Angora rabbits to discover which could be the best fit for you. Learn tips for grooming, housing, feeding, shearing, breeding, and more for each animal, plus get ideas on how to use the fiber you harvest. Author and Californian fiber farmer Chris McLaughlin began from a simple curiosity that converged with her existing hobby of raising and showing rabbits. The same can go for you, too! An essential introduction to raising livestock for fiber ; Focuses on four main wool-producing animals: sheep, Angora goats, alpacas, and Angora rabbits ; Provides insight on each animal's fiber, as well as health, grooming, housing, breeding, shearing, and other special considerations ; Shares ideas on how to use and market the fiber you harvest ; Bonus fiber farming resources guide you to further research, such as national clubs, books, magazines, websites, and more
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McLaughlin, Chris
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF65.2
LC item number
.M35 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wool
  • Sheep farming
  • Goats
  • Goat farming
  • Alpaca farming
  • Angora rabbits
Label
Raising animals for fiber : producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard, Chris McLaughlin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The basics of keeping livestock for fiber -- Sheep -- Angora goats -- Alpacas -- Angora rabbits -- Congratulations, you're a fiber farmer!
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781620083246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1108554256
  • (OCoLC)1108554256
Label
Raising animals for fiber : producing wool from sheep, goats, alpacas, and rabbits in your backyard, Chris McLaughlin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The basics of keeping livestock for fiber -- Sheep -- Angora goats -- Alpacas -- Angora rabbits -- Congratulations, you're a fiber farmer!
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781620083246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1108554256
  • (OCoLC)1108554256

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