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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


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

Agricultural Extension

By: Ban, A. W. Van den, Hawkins, H. S.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Longman Scientific & Technical: 1994

Seller ID: 009017


Contents, Preface, The Authors, 1 Introduction, 2 Extension and Extension Education, 3 Methods of Influencing, Human Behaviour, 4 Extension Ethics, 5 Theoretical Background to Farmers' Use of Extension, 6 Extension Methods, 7 Planning Extension Programmes, 8 Evaluation and Monitoring, 9 Participation of Farmers in Extension Programmes, 10 Organization and Management of Extension Organizations, The Role of Agricultural Extension, Glossary Chapter Notes, Index. View more info

Garden Poultry Keeping

By: Barnes, J.

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Beech Publishing House: 2004

Seller ID: 010038


128pp with masses of illustration in bw as well as coloured plates illust the various breeds. Chapters on breeding, welfare, accommodation and all that a happy chook could want. 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


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

Practical Cattle Farming

By: Bazeley, Kat & Hayton, Alastair

Price: $34.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press: 2007

Seller ID: 011408


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

Rice Chemistry and Technology

By: Bienvenido O. Juliano

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minnesota USA, Rice Chemistry and Technology: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010036


Juliano was in the Rice Research Institute in the Phillippines & the book comes from the NB Love Industries library (a pocket remainder inside cover) presumably Love Industries was/is a research firm. 774pp in great shape with more info on rice than there are grains of sand at the beach photos, tables, graphs, diagrams & of course more info, references & data. Approx 1.5kgs uncooked weight. View more info

Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 010130


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

The Handbook Of Organic Husbandry

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $26.00

Publisher: The Crowood Press: 1987

Seller ID: 010149


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

Organic Farming and Growing

By: Blake, Francis

Price: $28.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood Press: 1990

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 010418


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

The Pigman's Handbook

By: Brent, Gerry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1989

Seller ID: 010150


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

The Pigman's Handbook

By: Brent, Gerry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1989

Seller ID: 011014


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

Common Weeds of Sydney Bushland

By: Buchanan, Robin

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Inkata Press: 1981

Seller ID: 010207


Australia Australian flora botany Bush ecology Environment Science field guide flora Flora & Fauna forest regeneration landscape natural areas Sydney weeds 1981, soft cover, 21x14.5cm. 127p. Over 50 b&w figures. Clear descriptions and line drawings enable easy recognition of each weed. View more info

Green Gold in Alaska

By: Carey, Mary

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1982

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008732


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


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

Soil Management

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

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1993

Seller ID: 010597


750g & 280pp, this reference was originally property Aberdeen College of Further Ed (Rural Studies) & no doubt helped Scotty farmers come to grips with their highland soils & heather spotted paddocks. The authors have extensive credentialing in science, farming & farm practise. 5th ed. 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


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

The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

By: Dunn, Peter

Price: $36.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010938


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

Small-scale Poultry Keeping

By: Feltwell, Ray

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Faber - London: 1987

Seller ID: 010071


Whether you hope to produce eggs and poultry meat for local sale, or simply relish the joy of eating your own freshly collected free-range eggs, this new addition gives invaluable advice on the type of poultry to choose, housing, feeding, breeding and general management. 170pp with photos amidships View more info

Improved Grassland Management

By: Frame, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Farming Press Books: 1994

Seller ID: 010594


Essential reading for all those involved in modern grassland management including grassland farmers, agricultural consultants and advisory officers, as well as agricultural, land use and biology students.Gives comprehensive coverage of the full scope of modern grassland management.Written in a reader-friendly advisory style, it can be read and understood without an in-depth technical or scientific background. Faults? a bump to lower edge of front board, prev owner name i... View more info

Highland Perthshire

By: Fraser, Duncan

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Montrose, Standard Press: 1976

Seller ID: 009712


Classic book about Perthshire, its history, traditions, the clans, fairies, healing springs and more. Many bw photos. It is just as well that Duncan Fraser has given his Highland Perthshire a good index, for he has collected a vast and varied amount of information. History and pre-history, folklore and legend, archaeology and architecture, contents > Through the gateway; Forts of Fionn's warriors; The Campbells of Meggernie Castle; Death to Clan Gregor; The magic stone ... View more info