Farming and Rural Books
There are 22 books in this catalogue.
Profitable Poultry Keeping
Stewart. M. W.
Book Number: 64844
Whitcombe & Tombs, NZ. 1958. 4th revised edition. Small 8vo. hardcover. 198pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to top edge of text block, some wear on top edge of cover, bottom cover edge lightly rubbed.
Keeping Chickens. (Green Guides)
Book Number: 63231
Flame Tree Publishing, London 2011 8vo. softcover. 256pp. index, colour illus. Very good, fep has slight wrinkle.
The Beef Shorthorn in Australia.
Ellis, M. H.
Book Number: 59545
Sydney & Melbourne Publishing Company. Sydney: 1932 4to. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. 256pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light rubbing to cover edges.
Axes & Chainsaws Use and Maintenance
Book Number: 49624
Storey Publishing Bulletin A-13 1988 Updated 8vo. wraps. 31pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's and line drawings. Includes Bow Saws.
Sulphur in Australasian agriculture
McLachlan, Kenneth Duncan,
Book Number: 24928
Sydney Sydney University Press 1975 8vo hardcover 261pp index. very good / very good d/w
Profitable Poultry Farming - describing in detail the methods that give the best results and pointing out the Mistakes to be Avoided.
Book Number: 24093
L Upcott Gill, London n.d. (1895?) 8vo.128pp. rebound hard cover, with new lable to front board and spine. Copy foxed on end pages. Inscription from po to his mother on title page. End pages consist of advertising. Illustrated with cook breeds, tables, drawings, layouts. Index. Contents include Causes and Failure in the Past, Essential and Aids to Success, Houses and Runs, Feeding and Mangement for Winter Laying, Hatching, Rearing, Preserving Eggs, choice of Breeds, Prices and Balance Sheets, Marketing, Book-keeping, Diseases and Their Treatment.
Bacteria in Relation to The Milk Supply
Chalmers, C. H.
Book Number: 32329
Edward Arnold & Co. 1948 third edition 8vo, green cloth, faded at spine, spine worn top and bottom, otherwise solid copy. 272pp. Contents include Drugs, water, Electrolyte, metabolism, Autonomic Nervous system, Central Nervous system, Alimentary system, Circulatory System, Respiratory system, Skin, Chemotherapy, Bacterial Infections, Helminth Infections, Insect Infections,Disinfectants, Index.
The Australian Dairy Industry An economic study
Drane, N. T. and Edwards, H. R. (edited by).
Book Number: 32330
F.W.Chesire Melbourne 1961. 8vo. First edition. 321pp. Folding map and b/w diagrams. Contents include Problems of Dairy Industry, Development of Dairying, Demand for Australian Dairy Products, Supply, Incomes of Dairy Farmers, Government Assistance to Butterfat Producers, Regulation of the whole milk and cream supply, The next decade, Future organisation of the dairy industry. Index.
Equipping Your Horse Farm: Tractors, Trailers & Other Implements
Book Number: 42102
Storey Publishing, LLC 2006 4to softcover 181pp index, b/w illus. very good+. Selecting appropriate, high-quality equipment is critical to running a horse farm safely and efficiently. The proper tractor, implements, trailer, and truck will lighten your workload and help you provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for your horses. Whether you keep one or two horses on a few acres or run a professional equine facility, Cherry Hill and Richard Klimesh, America's trusted voices on all things equine, will guide you through all your equipment purchases. You'll learn how to assess your farm's needs and how to avoid making choices that could result in costly maintenance and repair bills. nnHill and Klimesh lead you through every aspect of equipment selection, including all-purpose vehicles and a wide variety of implements such as loaders, mowers, harrows, and spreaders. This comprehensive handbook also includes advice on evaluating used tractors and trailers, tips on keeping your machinery and equipment in good working order, and guidelines for safe operation. A point-by-point inventory of desirable features and accessories, numerous photographs and illustrations, and thorough checklists provide additional information as you make the best choices for your farm.
A Guide to Raising Llamas: Care, Showing, Breeding, Packing, Profiting
Book Number: 49615
Storey Books May 1997 8vo softcover 327pp very good. Everything readers need to know about behavior, facilities, first aid, breeding, birthing, fleece harvesting, and marketing.Everything you need to know to raise lovable, profitable llamas. Llamas are fast becoming one of the best choices for backyard livestock, and this comprehensive guide will give you the expert advice you need, including tips on: -- Buying your first llama -- Breeding, birthing, and herd management -- Health care, feeding, and facilities -- Llama behavior and training -- Using llamas as guardian and expedition animals -- Marketing llama fleece and organic manure.
Book Number: 49626
Storey Publishing Bulletin A-69 1981 8vo. wraps. 32pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's and line drawings.
Small-Scale Pig Raising
Loon, Dirk Van
Book Number: 49618
Storey Publishing, LLC January 11, 1978 8vo softcover 272pp very good. Author Dirk van Loon explains why raising a feeder pig is the best bet for someone with little land who wants to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. Besides caring for the animal, van Loon offers extensive tips on home butchering, with step-by-step instructions and many photos covering the process--from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer. The other day a friend considering raising an animal for meat asked me whether he would be better off getting a calf or a piglet. Without hesitation I said pig. From this beginning, author Dirk van Loon explains exactly why raising a feeder pig is the best bet for someone with little land who wants to produce the most meat for the smallest investment of time and money. Small-Scale Pig Raising covers everything from buying a pig to smoking your own bacon. You'll learn about: * Housing & equipment * Penning & handling * Health & nutrition * Commercial feeds and feeding * Alternative feeds * Pig digestion & physiology * Breeding & farrowing * Management techniques * Butchering Small-Scale Pig Raising is extra good on home butchering, with step-by-step instructions and many photos covering the entire process from slaughtering to portioning meat for the freezer.
Raising Sheep the Modern Way . Updated and Revised Edition
Book Number: 49621
Storey Publishing, LLC January 3, 1989 8vo softcover 288pp very good. Here's the small-scale sheep raiser's bible, newly revised to reflect the changes occurring in the industry during the past thirteen years. Includes information on: new theories about breeding, pregnancy management, and handling of lambs; new medications; new vaccines; new products; as well as a completely new chapter on using guard dogs.
Handy Devices for Farm and Home
Miller, Vernon E. (editor)
Book Number: 50881
Oxmoor House, Birmingham 1978 4to. softcover. 112pp. b/w ilus. Very good, cover lightly rubbed with a crease to corner.
Horse-drawn farm implements: Part I Ploughs
Book Number: 52427
John Thompson, 1978 Large 8vo. stapled wraps. 76pp. b/w illus. very good, spine faded, owner's initials on fep.
Makeham, J. P.; Malcolm, L. R.
Book Number: 55380
Gill Sydney 1981 8vo. softcover. 560pp. very good, light foxing, owner's inside cover, inscription on title page.