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Backyard Beekeeping
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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 refe..
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The Garden Seed Saving Guide
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Model: 9781570673467
The Garden Seed Saving Guide - Easy Heirloom Seeds for the Home GardenerAt a time where commercial forces have increased control over the food supply by patenting seeds with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seed saving has become an important skill to encourage and share. Longtime organic gardener Jill Henderson explains how preserving open-pollinated and heirloom garden seeds from one ..
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The Weed Forager's Handbook
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Model: 9781864471212
The Weed Forager's Handbook - A guide to edible and medicinal weeds in AustraliaStep into the world of our least admired botanical companions. Peel back the layers of prejudice and discover the finer side of the plants we call weeds. An astonishing number are either edible or medicinal, and have deep and sometimes bizarre connections to human history.   With chapters on:   Appreciating Wee..
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Model: 214658
Compiled from previously published books and in a handy, pocket-sized format, this is a fresh look at Henry Brewis’s fondest enemy: the mule yow.Each pair of pages has a Brewis cartoon on one page with one of his verses or snippets facing it. They writings and drawings complement each other as they proceed through the sheep farmer’s trials and tribulations.Sections cover: first getting you..
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Raising a Calf for Beef
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Model: 9780882660950
In this practical guide, Phyllis Hobson covers everything you need to know to successfully raise a calf for beef.Hobson offers expert advice on choosing a calf, housing and pasture, nutrition, routine maintenance, and medical care, as well as techniques for slaughtering and butchering.With just two acres of pastureland and about 20 minutes a day to devote to your animal, you can raise a ca..
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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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Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies; Book by Scott Royer and Nikki Royer
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Model: 9780470930618
The tools you need to raise and care for beef cattleBeef cattle farming is a business that continues to grow around the world, and it will only grow larger as the demand for beef continues to increase. Raising Beef Cattle For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of raising beef cattle. Packed with expert tips from experienced farmers, it gives any level of cattle-raiser the..
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Raising Chickens For Dummies; Book by Kimberly Willis, Robert T. Ludlow
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Model: 9780470465448
More and more people are realising the benefits of raising chickens on a small scale.Rasing Chickens for Dummies provides practical advice for raising chickens in just about any backyard!It covers all aspects of caring for chickens including:choosing and purchasing chickens constructing housing proper feedingRaising Chickens For Dummies provides authoritative, detailed inf..
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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: 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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Model: 9781631593017
In The Complete Mushroom Hunter, mushroom guru Gary Lincoff escorts you through the cultural and culinary history of the mushroom, hunting and identifying wild mushrooms, mushroom safety, and on to preparing and serving the fungi. Stunning photographs and Lincoff's fascinating anecdotes from the field will make you an instant mycophile.Gathering edible wild food is a wonderful way to forge a c..
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Model: 214654
Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide. For each animal, he gives a description of their appearance, a brief history and considers their uses today. In this title, each text is accompanied by a full page colour picture of the animals in their natural environments. Only the size..
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Model: 214653
In this sheep breeds book Jack Byard takes us alphabetically through 40 of the breeds which are the most likely to be seen on British farms (and as many Australian breeds originate in Britain the content is relevant in the Australian context).For each breed he dedicates two pages, the left being a full page high-quality picture and the right giving a brief but informative description of the ap..
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Model: 9780857830722
Do you eye that derelict patch of ground on your way to work and dream of turning it into a vegetable garden? Do you love living in the city but fantasise about keeping hens? Do you look at the weeds by the bus stop and wonder if they'd make a nice salad? Then you're a rurbanite. You have a passion for the countryside but no intention of actually leaving the city. Don't worry you're not alone. ..
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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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Model: 9781920769192
Natural Farming carries a simple but widely overlooked message: healthy soil makes healthy plants, which in turn make healthy animals and healthy people. The book explores the consequences in the soil of applications of superphosphate and other artificial fertilisers over decades, and explains soil chemistry in terms that every farmer can understand. It describes the exact role of each mineral and..
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Goat: Meat, Milk, Cheese
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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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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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Milkwood: Skills for Permaculture Living
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Model: 9781743364116
This beautifully presented book gives readers the nitty-gritty guide for five diverse ways to nourish ourselves from stewarding nature's abundance.Do you want to know how to grow your own food? Or how to keep bees? How to forage for edible seaweed along the shoreline, or wild greens down by the stream? Maybe you're curious about growing mushrooms or how to grow the perfect tomato.You're in..
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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: 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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Model: 9781740332033
Practical Self-Sufficiency: An Australian Guide To Sustainable LivingAUTHOR: STRAWBRIDGE DICK & JAMESPractical Self Sufficiency is a wonderfully useful and accessible title that contains something for absolutely everyone!This guide offers clear step by step advice and contains: The most up to date and comprehensive information on sustainable living. Full pag..
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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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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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Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide 3rd edition.
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Model: 9781405115469
Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide 3rd edition Millions of lambs and ewes die each year during the lambing season. The reasons behind this high level of perinatal mortality are not easily explained and problems that do arise may be difficult to predict.This fully revised new edition of Practical Lambing and Lamb Care attempts to unravel this complex subject by providing pract..
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Model: 200854
The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book by Peter DunnPractical and easy to use, The Goatkeeper’s Veterinary Book has served as the standard veterinary reference work for a full generation of goatkeepers. The emphasis of the book is preventive care. It covers: the principles of health and management; problems of kids; diseases of housed goats; problems associated with feeding, grazing, breeding, pregn..
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The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmers
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Model: 200857
The Veterinary Book for Sheep Farmersby David C. HendersonThe world´s leading veterinary manual for sheep farmers. Produced in a style condusive to use by the average sheep breeder. Although produced in the UK and using that farming model, the information is directly applicable to sheep farming worldwide.Full of black and white photographs and detailed diagrams Har..
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A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers
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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..
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