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Books about Farming

Specialist books about farming and looking after different types of animals such as cattle, horses, sheep and poultry, as well as books to help the urban farmer.
Model: 9781925591071
A guide to creating your patch of rural paradise by Chris Ferreira This is a no-nonsense guide to choosing, establishing and sustaining your patch of rural paradise in Australia and New Zealand. Whether your goal is food, profit or enjoyment, this book offers the "eyes wide open" approach to creating your own beautiful, productive and sustainable rural landscape. Chris Ferreira brings years o..
$49.95
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Model: 200834
1999 third edition dealing with the full range of cattle ailments grouped broadly according to the age and development of the animal from the young calf to the adult cow. This completely revised and reprinted book is the standard for college courses around the world. Now in full colour. 488 pages 3rd edition..
$151.50
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Model: 200835
A Way of Life by Glyn Jones 1st edition Glyn Jones is an outstanding trainer of sheep dogs in the UK. He treats every dog as an individual. A Way of Life explains the evolution of his system and art, and gives full details of rearing, training and using working dogs. Hard cover with 175 pages full of photographs and diagrams. ..
$55.00
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Model: 9780733332807
Renowned cook, Sally Wise has always wanted her own cooking school, and her own farm, where she could grow the things she wants to cook with. One day she and her husband came across a property in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley with an orchard full of fruit trees, and a funny old chalet/cabin out the back. A plan began to take shape... In this, her latest book, Sally shares the 100 or so recipes she..
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Model: 9781921719196
A comprehensive reference for all wishing to keep healthy bees and produce delicious honey. There is room for a hive of bees in many a suburban garden and there is always something special about eating honey from your own hives.   This revised second edition of Backyard Beekeeping is written especially for those who would like to experience that healthy pleasure. It is a comprehensive reference..
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Model: 9780975778289
by Alanna Moore 3rd edition. What is the difference between a Frizzle and a Fav? a Pekin and a Polish? A Welsummer and a Wyandotte? How do you successfully determine the sex of day old chickens? What natural products can be used to treat lice infestations? And what should you do if a broody hen won’t get off the nest to feed? Backyard Poultry – Naturally answers all these questions and mo..
$29.95
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Model: 9780643067660
Calf Rearing is recognised as one of the most informative and accessible guides on the subject, covering growth, nutrition, health and behaviour, with descriptions of various calf raising systems and facilities. John Moran, an expert in the field, also gives considerable coverage to calf welfare, post weaning management and calf communication. Practical economic information on feedstuffs, labour..
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Model: 200837
Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare by Roger Blowey Written by the well known UK hoofcare specialist Roger Blowey, this is a fully illustrated guide to the causes and prevention of cattle lameness. It also contains comprehensive details of hoof anatomy and trimming techniques. Colour photos. 208 pages.  2nd edition..
$79.95
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Model: 9780760357590
How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in Water Farmer Tyler show home DIYers how to build over a dozen hydroponics growing systems, some of which cost only a few dollars to make. DIY Hydroponic Gardens takes the mystery out of growing in water. With practical information aimed at home DIYers, author Tyler Baras (Farmer Tyler to his fans) shows exactly how to bui..
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Model: 9780670075928
'I was pulled into simple living before I knew what it was. It crept up on me using the smallest of steps and didn't reveal its true beauty and real power until I was totally hooked. I was searching for a way to live well while spending very little money. What I found was a way of life that also gave me independence, opportunity and freedom.' Rhonda Hetzel gently encourages readers to find t..
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Model: 214661
This DVD is very informative for teaching the correct way to maintain and remedy hoof issues in cattle. It discusses hoof structure and trimming. Roger Blowey examines the structure of the foot, the effects of hoof overgrowth and how this contributes to cow discomfort and certain ailments such as sole ulcers. During the second part of the DVD, the presenter goes to a farm to clearly demon..
$59.95
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Model: 207081
Victoria Roberts demonstrates handling, feeding, housing, common ailments, breeding, candling eggs and rearing chicks. Includes over 50 breeds. Approximately 77 minutes...
$85.00
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