Organic Livestock Handbook, 2nd edition

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From the COG Practical Skills Handbook series

Organic Livestock Handbook, 2nd ed. 

By: Laura Telford and Anne Macey


Authors Laura Telford and Anne Macey, have fully revised the 2nd edition of the Organic Livestock Handbook to reflect the Canadian Organic Standards and latest research on organic livestock production. You will find details on production practices as well as tips and techniques for transitioning to organic. This edition also contains profiles of Canada’s most successful organic livestock operations and interviews with real-world advice from experienced farmers. Whether you aspire to go organic or you’re already an organic farmer, you’ll want to have this comprehensive guide to organic livestock production at your side.


  1. Farmer Interviews
  2. The Authors
  3. About This Handbook
  4. General Principles
  5. Management Tools
  6. Livestock Types
  • Dairy
  • Beef Cattle 
  • Sheep
  • Goats
  • Pigs
  • Poultry



Click here for a sample of the book.