An overall picture of backyard potentialities, even in a congested community. Chickens, and eggs, pigeons for squabs, goats and cows for milk, rabbits and pigs for meat, are all considered,: what kinds in which to invest, what equipment is needed, and how to build it, the care and feeding necessary, the dressing and preparing for cooking or storing, the returns, if marketed. And sections of canning, preserving, freezing of vegetables. All information useful to amateur food producers and conservationists, for individual participation in the all out war effort. Good guide and instructor for beginners.