• Raising Backyard Chickens and Goats

  • A Beginning Homesteaders Guide to Caring for Farm Animals to Increase Egg and Dairy Production
  • By: Daniel A. Hart
  • Narrated by: Tom Brooks
  • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Interested in raising chickens for their delicious, fresh eggs and goats for their farm-fresh dairy but don’t know how? You’ve come to the right homestead!

Do you want to finally make the switch to freshly harvested eggs, milk, and healthy homegrown meat?

This compilation contains the following books:

  1. Raising Backyard Chickens: A Beginner’s Guide to a Healthy Flock, Boosting Egg Production, and Fresh Eggs for Life!
  2. Raising Goats: Beginner’s Guide to a Healthy Herd, Milk Production and Quality Home Grown Meat

  • The basics of chicken and goat raising and what you need to start a small farm right in your backyard
  • Practical suggestions for choosing the right breeds
  • How to spot any health issues your animals may have, even if you have zero experience in animal care
  • All you will ever need to know about eggs—from training your hens to egg collection strategies (and even how to boost egg production!)
  • How to break into the business by harvesting milk and meat from your very own goats

And much more.

No more doubts, no more feeling overwhelmed, and no more not knowing where to start.

Just a straightforward path to happy, healthy chickens and goats—and tasty, high-quality eggs, milk, and meat!

These books were written with beginners in mind and contain plenty of useful information for anyone starting off! If you want to pursue your dream of becoming more sustainable and gain the skills and confidence you need to succeed, this is the perfect book set for you.

A free PDF copy will be available for download upon purchase of this audiobook.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2022 Daniel A. Hart (P)2022 Daniel A. Hart

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Great book combo to raise chickens and goats!

This two-book bundle is the perfect offer for you if you have been considering keeping either chickens or goats as pets or livestock. The goat and chicken raising processes are broken down in detail in these two volumes. You will learn how to collect eggs and maintain a healthy herd, in addition to a great deal of other information. Listening to this is something that I would strongly encourage doing, whether you are just starting out on this path or are an experienced individual looking for some fresh advice. It is brimming with useful knowledge that will guide you in the right direction so that you may successfully care for your farm animals.

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Loved it!

I've wanted to get chickens for a while (Goats as well, but that'll take a little longer to convince my partner). This book was exactly what I needed. It covers every aspect from A to Z and gets you well on your way to being self-sufficient and having a fully functioning homestead. Its easier than you think!

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Very Helpful and Useful

It was a lot of information that I didn't know about raising back yard chickens and goats until I listened to this audiobook. The author was very clear and honest in the cost and responsibilities that comes along with it. The narrator performance of delivering the message was also valuable and it made the audiobook more enjoyable to listen to. Overall it's a great resource for people looking to raise chickens and goats while earning additional income or have as a pet.

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Amazing!

Wow! This is amazing! Two books in one! You will learn to harvest eggs and produce a healthy herd, plus so much more. If you are a beginner in this journey or are experienced and want some new tips, I would highly recommend listing to this. It is packed full of helpful information to get you on a successful journey caring for your farm animals!

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Insightful!!

I love this audiobook. Author Daniel A. Hart really got it right with this one. My first thoughts was how thorough this bundle is, secondly I felt no matter your experience level this is very helpful and informative. I would highly recommend.

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Taking Self Sufficiency to a Whole New Level!

With everything going on in the world today we decided to start raising chickens and goats so we would always be able to provide food for our family. We knew nothing about raising these types of animals and these two books helped get us up an running so we are confidently taking care of our animals to provide our own eggs and milk. Highly recommend for any beginner like me who wants to learn this stuff from the ground up!

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The modern way to talk about farm animals

I remember my cousins having farm animals and I thought that was SO country, but now, the advantages they got from their farms were huge. The biggest is the work ethic of my cousins. They got up at 4 am to help tend to the farm, chores and when that was done, they went to home school and did class and homework. Must have done 12-15 hours days! Now, these books talk about the importance even spiritually a chicken does for a person. Get rid of your therapist and get a chicken. I remember having ONE chicken for like 3 months. Still, remember the good times, my grandmother ended up killing the chicken and making soup. I was sad for my friend. City slickers need to read this about and see the importance of these animals and if just 20% of Americans had farms, do you know how that would drive inflation down.

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Extremely thorough

The author really dives deep into teaching how to raise these animals. You will find everything you need to know and more to raise chickens and goats and increase the production of consumables.

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Everything you need!

Wow, this book really provided every detail you could need to raise chickens and goats! Highly recommend if you are thinking of doing it.

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Great for a newbie!

I think like a lot of people these days, I've started to think about ways to be more self-sufficient. Gardening is something I wanted to explore, but I also wanted to learn about raising animals in my yard. I'm so glad I found this collection! It really gives you everything you need to know to start. I can't wait to put all of this knowledge into action. Awesome narrator too.

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  • 08-17-22

Great intro to raising backyard animals

I definitely got more egg yield after applying the simple tips laid (no pun intended) out inside this book. Really happy with my purchase.

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  • Sue the Shopper
  • 05-25-22

Excellent resource for beginner’s

I was only interested in learning something about raising backyard chickens and then I saw this two-book purchase that also included goats. My close friend is always bragging about her fresh eggs from her backyard chickens, so I wanted to see how much would be involved in raising chickens myself. But after listening to both books, I have to say the author has piqued my interest in goats too. As a novice that knows nothing about raising farm animals, I thoroughly enjoyed this very comprehensive guide. It answered all my questions and when I’m ready to move forward, I feel equipped thanks to Daniel Hart. Well done. Highly recommend.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-24-22

Clear and Informative!

The audiobook is clear, informative, and candid. It motivates to start growing backyard chicken and go back to raising organic chicken to have a healthy life. It makes clear the disadvantaged and the advantages of raising chickens with guide on how to protect them. It provides tips to help with production. The audiobook is a guide to help those who want to raise chickens to have knowledge and components that is involved.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-18-22

Great book

This is one of the best beginner’s books on this subject I have listened to. It goes into great detail on raising chickens and goats and not just the practical aspects but also how to understand the emotions of these animals. The author is clearly very experienced and I would recommend this to anyone looking to start raising chickens or goats.

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  • Daisy Days
  • 05-16-22

Great step towards self-sufficiency

I loved this book so much, yes it is a great guide on how to raise chickens and goats but more than that it gives you the feeling of being on the farm and being at one with nature. I have become addicted to homesteading, bottling, and all things that take you towards a simpler more self-sufficient life and this book is part of that journey. You don't need a lot of space to keep these animals and so it is suitable for people who have a reasonably sized yard.
The author clearly knows what they are talking about and goes into the emotional as well as the how-to aspects of keeping animals. This book is a great step toward self-sufficiency

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  • M Sterling
  • 05-14-22

Comprehensive guide to raising chickens and goats

I never considered raising chickens at all until I recently visited my best friend's house. She just started with chickens (about 8 or so). She gave us two dozen eggs to take home with us and from that moment on, I was sold! I was so jealous that she had access to farm fresh, organic eggs so easily at her disposal. I listened to this audio book to find out more about what it would take to raise my own chickens. I love that this book also included goats because I'm sure my best friend is headed that way and I'll need to know about that a well! Highly recommend this book to anyone considering raising chickens and goats!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-09-22

Very Informative!

Excellent content! This was very helpful, especially in times like this. One of the best guide for beginners when starting a fam for chicken and goats. Found this very helpful in a lot of ways. This is really going to become a very handy book for my family. Great content and overall narration.

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  • Chuzpah
  • 05-04-22

Excellent info on my two favorite animals

As you may have guessed from the title, I love chickens and goats. I had limited options as a kid in the big city, but my local church had both. So I was able to care for them. Many years later, I wanted my kids to have the same appreciation for these animals, so I sold my house in the city and moved to a more rural area. Now I'm surrounded by chickens and goats! Chickens are feral where I live. I often see them in the car park. Since sustainability is one of my goals, I wanted a resource that had information on both animals. I stumbled upon this audiobook collection, and it is one of the nest titles I have in my 500+ book collection. Everything you could ever want to know about raising chickens and goats is in these two volumes. It's a fabulous deal and a great way to spend your audible credit. I highly recommend this collection.

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  • Keith Everett
  • 05-03-22

Chickens, Goats And a 2 in 1 Book!

Coming from Britain, having your own smallholding, or homestead is a bit like having your own castle.. As a beginner, I found this book extremely useful, the narration is excellent and the information within is life-changing. Don't even think of buying anything else on the subject, if you are a beginner in homesteading, this is the book for you.

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  • Charles Baldwin
  • 05-03-22

Great for the beginning homesteader

Daniel has made it easy to understand, for someone with no homesteading experience! I watch homesteading shows on the Discovery channel and have subscribed to Mother Earth News since 1972. I have always wanted to have my own place where I could raise crops and animals and be self-sufficient. Unfortunately, life got in the way, but as I am retired now, I keep thinking more and more about doing this. One of my sons is currently looking for a piece of land so he can do the same. Maybe I will join him. Learning about how to raise the animals that can supply eggs, milk, and meat is one of the first requirements of being "off the grid" and I applaud this book for its insights. Anyone that is thinking about this type of lifestyle should definitely get a copy of this book and take it to heart.