The Salatin Semester ─ Guidebook Contents

This 256-page guidebook is a professionally compiled, edited and categorized collection of the best questions, answers, tips and techniques from several dozen farmers actually practicing Polyface-style diversified farming. Want specific advice on fencing? It’s here. Ditto for hundreds of other topics.

The Salatin Semester -- Guidebook

 

The eco-farmers’ forum

Edited by Andrew Bennett

Foreword vii
Preface ix
The Package xi


PART 1. FARM BUSINESS

1. Farm Philosophy 2
2. Financing 9
3. Land 16
4. Partnerships 22
5. Records 26
6. Prices 33
7. Marketing 42

PART 2. FARM BASICS
8. Choreography 56
9. Water 60
10. Feed 71
11. Pastures 82
12. Animal Health 93
13. Fencing 102
14. Structures 114

The Salatin Semester - guidebook - back coverPART 3. SMALL LIVESTOCK
15. Brooders 122
16. Broilers128
17. Processing 136
18. Layers 149
19. Rabbits 161

PART 4. LARGE LIVESTOCK
20. Working Dogs 168
21. Sheep and Goats 172
22. Pigs 180

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23. Cattle 189
24. Dairy 194
25. Veal and Chevon198
26. Multiple Species 201
27. Grass Finishing 204

Afterword 211
Books & Resources 212
Detailed Contents 219
Selected Contributors 239