Urban Livestock - Laura Baker

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Event: Ignite Phoenix 2
Event Date: October 29th, 2008

Raising animals in your backyard is a great way to help the environment, grow your own food, and soothe the busied soul after a hectic day of suburban/urban life.

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Urban Livestock - Laura Baker

  1. 1. Urban Livestock Having livestock in your backyard is a great way to make an impact… ๏ Globally ๏ Locally ๏ Personally QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://gardenplotter.com/rospo/blog/labels/rabbits.html
  2. 2. Global Impact ๏ Become less dependent on the industrial food system QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Photo from AP Photo by Bruce Friedrich http://www.daylife.com/photo/093Igl07lz2QB
  3. 3. Local Impact ๏ Build healthy soil QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.foodonthefood.com/food_o n_the_food/2007/09/index.html
  4. 4. Local Impact ๏ Create community http://www.flickr.com/photos/24828802@N08/2 416856439/
  5. 5. Personal Impact ๏ Eat better QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://gnuhaus.com/jordan/images/goatmilk.jpg http://www.gourmet.com/food/2008/03/eggslides how?slide=11
  6. 6. Personal Impact ๏ Enjoy some unique and fascinating animals right in your own backyard
  7. 7. Meet the Family… ๏ Two ducks ๏ Two chickens ๏ One rabbit
  8. 8. Khaki Campbell Ducks
  9. 9. Camilla & Mocha
  10. 10. Bantam Hens QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Isa: 1 day old
  11. 11. Boots & Isa QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  12. 12. Chickens! QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  13. 13. Jingle Bells
  14. 14. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Rabbits QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. Next up… goats QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.tyny.com/l008.jpg Please Austin!
  16. 16. FAQs Q: Is it legal? A: Yes! Check out your city ordinances. Mostly keep quiet and keep clean and you shouldn’t have a problem. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  17. 17. FAQs Q: What do I need to get started? A: Food Water Shelter QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Rachel Bess 2008 http://rachelstinyfarm.blogspot.com/
  18. 18. FAQs Q: Where do I get livestock? A: Check out your local feed store, order them online, or the craigslist farm and garden section. QuickTime™ and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressorare needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://flickr.com/photos/ninjapo odles/2398192946/
  19. 19. FAQs Q: What if I have a really small yard or an apartment? A: Try an aviary or a worm bin QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.nyccompost.org/how/wormbin.html QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. http://www.kcbbs.gen.nz/lori/ar/aviaries.html
  20. 20. FAQs Q: Where can I get more information? A: The internet is a great resource! Also, check out the Phoenix Permaculture Guild… http://www.phoenixpermaculture.org/ And the online book “Microlivestock : little-known small animals with a promisin ”

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