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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.
A Place in the Country
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9781925591071
A guide to creating your patch of rural paradise by Chris FerreiraThis 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..
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A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers
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Brand: Farming Supplies 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..
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Brand: Farming Supplies Model: 200835
A Way of Life by Glyn Jones 1st editionGlyn 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. ..
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Brand: Sunstate 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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Brand: Sunstate 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 refe..
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9780975778289
Backyard Poultry- Naturally by Alanna Moore3rd 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 a..
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Brand: Sunstate 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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Brand: Farming Supplies Model: 200837
Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare by Roger BloweyWritten 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..
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9780760357590
How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in WaterFarmer 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 t..
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Field Guide To Australian Fungi
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9781876473518
For the first time, a definitive field guide covering more than 500 fungi species with 548 superb colour photographs. All fungi photographed in their natural environment - many for the first time with information on fungal biology, ecology, classification, distribution, roles of fungi in nature, and spore prints. Descriptions cover size, range, shape, habitat information as well as spore print..
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Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9781584799054
By Bruce Weinstein and Mark ScarbroughFrom appearances at the most high-end restaurants to street food carts coast-to-coast, goat meat and dairy products are being embraced across the country as the next big thing.With its excellent flavor, wide-ranging versatility, and numerous health benefits, goat meat, milk, and cheese are being sought by home cooks.And while goat is the world’s ..
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Brand: Sunstate Model: 9781786642288
Beekeeping is a fascinating and rewarding activity and is hugely important to the survival of our declining bee population as much covered recently by the media. This attractive book offers practical and informative advice on how to get started how to achieve and collect good harvests beekeeping through the seasons troubleshooting queen rearing and more. It even suggests ways of encouraging bees..
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