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Practical Slaughter of Poultry A Guide for the Small Producer

By: N/A

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Humane Slaughter Assoc: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 009685

Condition: Very Good


A small but necessary tax deductible addition to any producers reference book collection. Publishers have set a standard of the ethical treatment of livestock & this book encapsulates the information needed. Photos, diagrams & step by step guidance. It will be worth getting our other titles - "Profitable Poultry Keeping" & "Principles & Practice of Poultry Husbandry" too! View more info

Greening a Brown Land The Australian Search for Sustainable Land Use

By: Barr, Neil and Cary, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010016

Condition: Very Good


History of Australian rural land use from the time of the early European settlers, with emphasis on the struggle to green a brown land. 343pp with some photos diagrams illustrations. 13chpters plus endnotes, conclusion, index - all pp clean white tightly bound. View more info

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Practical Cattle Farming

By: Bazeley, Kat & Hayton, Alastair

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press: 2007

Seller ID: 011408

Condition: Fine


Practical Cattle Farming has 224pp chocabloc with photos, tables, graphs & a wealth of cattle info to turn your property from Ma & Pa Kettle's into the Cartwright's Ponderosa. "Practical Cattle Farming" is written by two experienced, practising veterinarians, and covers the essential elements of beef and dairy cattle farming and the latest cutting-edge scientific research, and is therefore of value both to the novice and to those with experience. The text is clea... View more info

STOREY'S GUIDE TO RAISING LLAMAS Care, Showing, Breeding, Packing, Profiting

By: Birutta Gale

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Storey Publishing, USA: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Book Weighs Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 012969

ISBN: 1580173284

Condition: Excellent


A comprehensive Guide to Raising LLamas, including buying your first Llama, building a herd, breeding, birthing and herd management, feeding and facilities, health care and first aid, and using llamas as guadian and expedition animals. View more info

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Robbing The Bees: A Biography Of Honey The Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World

By: Bishop, Holley

Price: $17.00

Publisher: UK, Pocket Book Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 013261

Condition: Very Good


324pp & less than 500g ROBBING THE BEES is a biography, history, celebration and love letter to bees and their magical produce. Holley Bishop follows beekeeper Donald Smiley on his daily tasks then explores the lively science, culture and lore that surround each step of the process and each stage of lives of the bees and their honey. Throughout are the author's lyrical reflections on her own beekeeping experiences, the business and gastronomical world of honey, the myria... View more info

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Robbing The Bees: A Biography Of Honey The Sweet Liquid Gold That Seduced the World

By: Bishop, Holley

Price: $17.00

Publisher: UK, Pocket Book Publications: 2007

Seller ID: 013262

Condition: Very Good


324pp & less than 500g ROBBING THE BEES is a biography, history, celebration and love letter to bees and their magical produce. Holley Bishop follows beekeeper Donald Smiley on his daily tasks then explores the lively science, culture and lore that surround each step of the process and each stage of lives of the bees and their honey. Throughout are the author's lyrical reflections on her own beekeeping experiences, the business and gastronomical world of honey, the myria... View more info

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Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 010130

Condition: Very Good


This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farmin... View more info

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The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press: 1987

Seller ID: 012389

Condition: Excellent


Blake in The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry (1987) examines organic livestock production. He outlines the established standards for rearing cattle, sheep, goats, pigs and poultry. All three books discuss animal health and welfare issues and provide practical advice on disease control measures acceptable that comply to organic standards. 221 perfect pp. View more info

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Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 012456

Condition: Very Good


This book outlines the principles of organic agriculture, giving advice for those considering going organic, and a step-by-step guide to conversion. Various farm enterprises are examined, including protected cropping, intensive vegetables, field vegetables, fruit, and livestock. With further sections on soil care, manuring, nutrition, weed control, pests, diseases, and marketing, this is a comprehensive practical guide for those starting out or considering organic farmin... View more info

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Practical Poultry Keeping

By: Bland, David

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press: 1996

Seller ID: 012402

Condition: Very Good


Practical Poultry Keeping by Bland is 159pp & 700g to post. Faults? two spots on the lower outside edge of the compressed pages, maybe a cranky chook? Practical Poultry Keeping is a clear, in-depth guide to this topical subject that will enable anyone to keep poultry for pleasure or profit. Fully illustrated throughout with photographs and explanatory line-drawings, it includes poultry breeds and uses; poultry housing and equipment; breeding and sexing birds; common prob... View more info

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Australian Angora Goat Husbandry "The Goat Bible"

By: Bode, Alma and Brooks, Helen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Charters Towers QLD, Mimosa Press Publishers: 1984

Seller ID: 012053

Condition: Very Good


242 pp & less than 500g to post. First issued in 1972 & with many re-runs & updates & so an obviously valuable reference.Alma Bode was awarded an order of Australia Merit for her contributions to the Angora industry & this book is an exemplar of animal husbandry & history. Faults? Previous owner name, top edge & spine sunned, o/wise all great shape. View more info

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The Pigman's Handbook

By: Brent, Gerry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1989

Seller ID: 010150

Condition: Very Good


This comprehensive book is essential reading for all those responsible for the achievement of high levels of output from pig units. Fans of Annie Proulx's "That Old Ace In The Hole " might like this book too. Under the 500g mark for posting - Gerry's 243pp give sage hands-on advice so as to get the best output for your physical, financial & emotional effort. The book is in untruffled state & will suit a fastidious buyer. View more info

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The Pigman's Handbook

By: Brent, Gerry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1989

Seller ID: 011014

Condition: Very Good-good


ex-Cheshire lib (should really be a book about cheese but . . .) This comprehensive book is essential reading for all those responsible for the achievement of high levels of output from pig units. Fans of Annie Proulx's "That Old Ace In The Hole " might like this book too. Gerry's 243pp give sage hands-on advice so as to get the best output for your physical, financial & emotional effort. Under 500g for post. View more info

Green Gold in Alaska

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008732

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean tight copy. Signed, "Happiness" by author. 351pp Carey a well-known reporter & write & autobio-commenter writes about wilderness living in Alaska. dj ok but a small chip missing at top & fold wear. View more info

Sustainable Dryland Farming: Combining Farmer Innovation and Medic Pasture in a Mediterranean Climate

By: Chatterton, Lynne & Brian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011333

Condition: Excellent


339 crisp white pp & 800g for posting. Very useful review >>This book is a scholarly review of the many attempts, successful in some places (like Australia), unsuccessful in other areas, to use Medicago pastures (grazed by sheep) in rotation with "cereal" (grain) crops. This book provides a detailed and interesting historical review of various agricultural development programs throughout Australia and the Middle East. Example after example of how NOT to do things... View more info

Every Man His Own Farrier

By: Clater, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: USA, BiblioLife:

Seller ID: 012140

Condition: Very Good


Every Man His Own Farrier, or the Whole Art of Farriery Laid Open: Containing ... the causes, symptoms and most approved methods of cure, for every didease to which the horse is liable. With an appendix. This is a copy of the 1923 version of the 1813 original, 360pp & 800g to post. Topics covered include ulcers, breathing, feet, canker, fistular, joints, kidneys, pleurisy and a saddlebag full more! View more info

Soil Management

By: Davies, Bryan & Eagle, David & Finney, Brian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Farming Press Books: 1993

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 011228

Condition: Excellent


280 crisp pp with photo section, 800g packed for posting. Sections include info re >> Soil: the farmer's raw material. Plant nutrition: the major elements. Plant nutrition: the minor nutrient. Soil water. Land drainage. Soil structure and crop performance. Soils and traction. Traffic and soil damage. Ploughs and ploughing. Cultivation implements. Cultivation implements. Power requirements and work rates. Subsoil cultivations. Soil organic matter. Cultivation systems for ... View more info

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The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

By: Dunn, Peter

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010938

Condition: Excellent


A standard veterinary reference work for all goat keepers. Peter Dunn (author) is a vet surgeon and goatkeeper/breeder in France. Includes a goatkeeper's calendar of particular interest in preventive medicine planning. Hardback, 210 pages, bw & colour photos & line art. review >>> This book is a must for any goatkeeper. It is an invaluable commodity on the farm. I have turned to its pages countless times, both as a refresher and during emergenices. The information covers... View more info

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Henkeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders

By: Eastoe, Jane

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown: 2007

Seller ID: 012961

Condition: Excellent


Henkeeping: Inspiration and Practical Advice for Would-be Smallholders by Jane Eastoe is a compact advisory for the poultry-inclined. 96pp, less than 500g to post, lovely watercolour illus of various breeds, lots of bw illus. & chockablock full of good advice. View more info

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Intensive Sheep Management

By: Fell, Henry

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 011116

Condition: Excellent


A really knowledgeable author on all things baa, Fell presents some 18 sections on breed, feed, management, handling, pastures, marketing & health. 260 crisp pp with bw pics throughout & just a micron under the 500g for posting. Bizarrely even if you're not a sheep breeder much of the info is interesting in its own right eg: want a kilo of cheese > 10 litres cow milk or 4 litres sheep milk. View more info