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RECENT TITLES

RUNNING A SMALL BEEF HERD: 3rd edit.
By Fiona Baker
Back by constant demand. An introductory, practical reference for those wishing to establish and manage
a small herd on their property. All the information you need as well as a chapter on the economics of beef
production.
P/bk $49.95

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR AGRIBUSINESS:
By Wesley J Obst et al.
Financial decision making for all involved in any type of agribusiness,- including students.
Covers all stages leading to a complete business plan with worked examples

Large P/bk $65.00

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CROPS AND PASTURES:
By Paul Horne et al.
Describes what is required for farmers to implement IPM successfully in cropping and grazing operations,
and explains the differences between conventional controls and IPM.

P/bk $49.95

IN SEARCH OF SUSTAINABILITY:
Edit by Jenny Goldie et al.
A number of Australian contributors,- all leaders in their field, -address and analyse the key issues and identify
the major obstacles as well as making recommendations for action.

P/bk $29.95

AUSTRALIAN SEEDS: a guide to their collection, identification and biology
Edit. By Luke Sweedman et al
Photographs of 1260 species. Definitive !

Large P/bk $59.95

SMALL CATTLE FOR SMALL FARMS:
By Margo Hayes
No experience necessary ! Here are the basics to help you set up your small farm. Cattle type, stock selection and care, stocking rates, fencing needs, vaccination requirements, identification methods, government obligations, etc. Well illustrated.

P/bk $39.95
This is the best book to appear on the ever popular subject of weeds in years. We have already sold hundreds of copies of this book. Get yours now while stocks last.

WEEDS OF THE SOUTH-EAST – an identification guide for Australia
By F.J. Richardson, R.G. Richardson and R.C.H. Shepherd
ISBN 0958743932, published in 2006 by R.G. and F.J. Richardson, full colour, gatefold cover, 438 pages

Priced $69.95 plus postage.

A comprehensive identification guide for weeds in the south-east region of Australia :

* over 2000 plant species, subspecies, varieties and hybrids including weeds of agriculture, bushland, waterways, gardens, roadsides, wasteland and amenity areas, and many new and emerging problem species

* illustrated with over 1600 photographs including spectacular close-up shots of many features

* key features are described with relevant measurements for easier identification

* comparisons are made to similar species and easily confused natives

* situations where the species are likely to be found

* occurrence by State using herbaria records

Written in easy-to-understand language and beautifully illustrated, this is a field guide for anyone interested in the identification of pest plants and the preservation of our native flora. An essential tool for community and government organisations, park rangers, weed officers and advisers, agronomists, landholders, horticulturists, landscapers, amateur naturalists and gardeners. Supported by the Weed Society of Victoria , the Weed Society of New South Wales , the Weed Management Society of South Australia and the Council of Australasian Weed Societies.

PESTS OF FIELD CROPS AND PASTURES: identification and control.
Edit. By P.T. Bailey


The contents are organised by commodities,- such as cereals, sugar and
tropical legumes. All pest species for a particular commodity across Australia
are clearly detailed and illustrated . Identification, distribution, damage, host range, biology, risk
period, and monitoring techniques are described for each entry.
Essential reference for crop management from CSIRO !
Lge H/bk $ 170

ORGANIC FARMING: is it for you ?

By Cindy Benjamin et alThe organic farming industry is experiencing rapid annual growth. Here is
a detailed learning guide to assist with the challenges of getting started and beyond.
Accompanied by a resource library on CD.
Large P/bk $35

PUT YOURSELF IN THE PICTURE: caring for your small rural property.
By NSW Dept.of Primary Industries.

A richly-illustrated forty-four page booklet on what to do and how to access
resource material relating to planning your property and working with natural
resources and animals. Also facts about regulations, farm safety, and incentive funding.

Large P/bk $15

NATIVE PLANT OR WEED: pick the difference.
By Ann Loughran

Every page, -apart from indexes,- consists of a full-colour illustration indicating the
differences and similarities between each weed and its native plant look-alike.
Very useful for landcarers.

Large spiral P/bk $19.50

WORKING SHEEP DOGS: a practical guide to breeding, training and handling.
By Tully Williams

The most current and detailed guide on the subject which includes the
first comprehensive breakdown and analysis of the instincts of the working dog.
With the author’s absorbing personal insights and experiences. Well illustrated.

P/bk $ 49.95

THE BEE BOOK : Beekeeping in Australia (2nd edit)
By P. Warhurst & R. Goebel
The most comprehensive and informative book yet produced on honeybees and beekeeping in Australia, - particularly northern Australia. It was compiled by Queensland Primary Industries apiary officers from personal experiences and 100 years of research material. Suitable for part-time enthusiasts or commercial operators. Currently, the only local publication devoted to bees and beekeeping for Australian conditions. Diagrams and photographs throughout.
Large P/bk $55.00

RUNNING A SMALL FLOCK OF SHEEP: 2nd edit
By David Hinton
Completely rewritten and expanded, this popular and rewarding guide has been produced specifically for the small-scale
or would-be sheep grazier.  From the first chapter on the history of sheep in Australia- through to the final chapter
on diseases, this book covers, in a further 20 chapters, every aspect of managing your small sheep enterprise,- step-by-step.
P/bk $ 49.95

DISCOVERING FRUIT & NUTS:
By Susanna Lyle
A beautifully produced book which describes from A to Z an extensive range of subtropical and temperate food plants. Provides a guide to cultivation, propagation, harvesting, storing, diseases and pests, as well as uses, and health benefits of over 300 food-producing plants. Illustrated in colour throughout. 400 pages.
Large H/bk $79.95

LIVESTOCK DISEASES IN AUSTRALIA:
By Tony Brightling
The long-awaited reference which supersedes the author’s highly regarded ‘Stock Diseases’. Specifically written for Australian farmers working with cattle, sheep, goats and working dogs, this book will assist in the early identification of stock health and welfare problems,- thus enabling prompt and appropriate treatment. Disease prevention is encouraged, and in addition to the detailed description of diseases, -chapters range from vaccination through to poisonings and exotic diseases, as well as calving and lambing, farm dog whelping and animal welfare etc. Well illustrated throughout.
Vital reference for every farm manager!
H/bk $175 Special $110

PASTURE MANAGEMENT FOR WEED CONTROL: a graziers guide to controlling annual weeds in Southern Australian improved pastures.
By Jeff Burton et al
Large P/bk $ 20

MANAGING A BEEF BUSINESS IN THE SUBTROPICS
By Russ Tyler et al
Covers markets and selling, handling and husbandry, feeding and pasture management,
growth management of cattle, managing drought, breeding and health, etc
Diagrams and statistics galore!
Large P/bk $50

FARMING MEAT GOATS: breeding, production and marketing.
by Barbara Vincent.
Selecting the property, choosing breeding stock, breeding, health care and nutrition, drought feeding, condition scoring and marketing. Every aspect is covered.
P/bk $64.95

JUST NUTS:
by Allen Gilbert.
Cultivation and propagation, pests and diseases, harvesting and uses. Beautifully presented information for domestic or commercial application.
P/bk $26.95

MANAGING HORSES ON SMALL PROPERTIES:
by Jane Myers.
For small property owners wanting to keep horses this book fits the bill. Healthy horse management is combined with healthy land management for benefits to all. Very thorough, and clearly illustrated.

P/bk $49.95

ORGANIC GROWING WITH WORMS: a handbook for a better environment.
by David Murphy.
Cultivate worms,- in your backyard, or on your farm, or as a commercial worm farmer, waste manager or conservationist. Inspiring, entertaining and possibly profitable

P/bk $35.00



CATTLE BREEDS IN AUSTRALIA A COMPLETE GUIDE
Long awaited, this is a comprehensive full colour guide to all breeds currently registered in Australia. For most breeds there are photographs of bulls, cows and calves. Edited by J. M. Parsons
H/bk $135.00




ABC OF CALF REARING
by Sharyn Munnerley
An expert step-by-step guide written by the director of the Australian Calf Rearing Research Centre. Suitable for professional and hobby farmers alike. profit from your success! 166pp. P/bk $ 40.00






AGRICULTURAL REFERENCE

A GLOBAL COMPENDIUM OF WEEDS
By R.P. Randall
Almost 21,000 entries, a comprehensive index containing 1,500 alternative scientific names and 27,000 common names in numerous languages. The definitive reference resource for anyone interested or involved in weed science. 905pp.
H/b $165.00

A GUIDE TO BETTER PASTURES IN TEMPERATE CLIMATES
$28.00

AGROFORESTRY: TREES FOR PRODUCTIVE FARMING
Ed. D. Race
$55.00

AUSTRALIAN SOIL FERTILITY MANUAL: Revised edit.
By J.Glenndining. Describes soil types, interaction of soil, water and nutrients and the role of individual nutrients in plant growth.
Large P/bk $55.00

AUSTRALIAN WEED CONTROL HANDBOOK: Tenth edit. By J.M. Parsons. Indispensable manual for the implementation of an effective weed control system.
P/bk $80.00

AUSTRALIAN WEED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS:
Ed. By B.M. Sindel.
Presents weed management systems from an Australian perspective. Discusses the threat that weeds pose and their impact on the Australian economy. Examines the tactics and capabilities that allow weeds to be as successful as they are. Methods for their control and management are examined in detail. Discusses the challenges being faced and future directions for weed management. 2000, 506pp.
Illustrated

P/bk $42.90

BEYOND DROUGHT: PEOPLE, POLICY AND PERSPECTIVES
Ed. L. Courtenay Botterill et al.
Stimulates a reasoned discussion about the best way that Australian farmers and the broader community can live with the vagaries of an uncertain climate.

P/bk $39.95

BIOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN WEEDS VOLUME 1
eds F.D. Panetta, R.H. Groves, R.C.H. Shepherd
Detailed reviews on sixteen of Australia's worst weeds: Alternanthera philoxeroides, Bromus diandrus and B. rigidus, Carduus nutans ssp. nutans, Carthamus lanatus, Chondrilla juncea, Echium plantagineum, Eichhornia crassipes, Eremophilla mitchelli, Hydrilla verticillata, Hypericum perforatum, Mimosa pigra, Nassella trichotoma, Reseda lutea, Salvinia molesta, Typha domingensis and T. orientalis, Xanthium occidentale and X.spinosum. 1995. 314pp. Illustrated.

$65.00

BIOLOGY OF AUSTRALIAN WEEDS VOLUME 2
eds F.D. Panetta, R.H. Groves, R.C.H. Shepherd
Seventeen chapters on more of Australia's worst crop weeds:
Acacia nilotica ssp. indica, Cabomba caroliniana, Cassinia arcuata, Chrysanthemoides monilifera, Cryptostegia grandiflora, Cytisus scoparius ssp. scoparius, Emex australis, Hypochoeris radicata, Lantana camara, Oxalis pes-caprae, Parthenium hysterpphorus, Phragmites australis, Raphanus raphanistyrum, Rubus fruitcosus, Senecio madagascariensis, Ulex europaeus, Vulpia bromoides and V. myuros. 1998, 327pp.

$65

BUSHLAND WEEDS: A practical guide to their management. With case studies from the Swan Coastal Plain and beyond.
By K. Brown et al.

Large P/bk $38.50

BUSH INVADERS OF SOUTH-EAST AUSTRALIA:
By A. Muyt.
A field guide for anyone who loves and cares about the Australian bush. Covering all of Victoria, Tasmania, A.C.T. and much of South Australia and New South Wales, it allows the reader to identify the most serious environmental weeds in the region and offers comprehensive details on their control and removal. Colour illustrations accompany each description. 2001. 304pp.

P/bk $59.95

CONTROL OF CROP DISEASES: (2ND EDITON)
By W.R. Carlile
A concise introduction to modern practices of disease control in commercial crops. UK pub.

P/bk $20.00

CROP WEEDS
By L. Wilding et al.
Updated and reprinted. A straightforward guide to the identification of 117 weeds, particularly in their seeding stage, in temperate crops throughout Australia. With over 340 colour photos, 100 b&w photos and numerous line drawings. 154pp.

Large P/bk $71.00 CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT

ALSO:
MORE CROP WEEDS

by M.R. Moerkerk and A.G. Barnett
Describes 90 weed species not previously covered in the earlier book Crop Weeds. 300 colour and 90 b&w photographs and 300 line drawings are included. 1998. 124pp.

P/bk $60.00

CROP WEEDS OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA: Identification at seedling and mature stages.
By Dr B.J. Wilson et al.

P/bk $41.10

DRYLAND SALINITY THE FARMERS GUIDE

P/bk $33.00

EFFICIENT WEED MANAGEMENT: PROTECTING YOUR INVESTMENT
IN THE LAND

P/bk $29.95

ENVIRONMENTAL WEEDS: A field guide for SE Australia
By K. Blood.
'Garden Thugs!' Kate Blood provides a comprehesive and long awaited handbook, which details in colour 175 environmental weeds. An invaluable reference for land use management specialists, naturalists and farmers. Full colour, plus maps.
Wire bound.

P/bk $40.00

EVERLASTING DAISIES OF AUSTRALIA
By Australian Daisy Study Group
Aims to encourage the appreciation of these Australian daisies and to develop techniques for germinating and growing them. The book has chapters on growing everlasting daisies, propogation, floral arrangements, floriculture, reproduction and hybridization. Details species' descriptions are illustrated with beautiful colour photographs. For each individual species there are sections on flowering period, propogation, cultivation and uses, distribution and habitat and similar species. 2002. 196pp.
Colour illustrations. P/bk gatefold.

$49.95

FARMING ACTION - CATCHMENT REACTION: The effect of dryland farming on the natural environment
Ed. J. Williams et al.
A technical overview of the relationships between dryland farming systems and catchment land and water quality in Australia.

Large P/bk $50.00

FERTILISERS FOR YOUR FARM: Their role in the environment.
By NSW Agriculture.
A practical guide written for the certificate in landcare.

Large P/bk $17.50

FIELD GUIDE TO WEEDS IN AUSTRALIA: THIRD edit.
By C. Lamp.
The indispensable identification guide. 332 weeds described and illustrated.

P/bk $80.00

FORAGE CONSERVATION
By J. Moran.
Making quality silage and hay in Australia.

P/bk $54.95

GRASSES OF TEMPERATE AUSTRALIA: A field guide. Revised edit.
By C. Lamp et al.
The classic text now extensively updated. Over 100 grasses selected.

P/bk $59.95

HAYMAKING
By B. Mills.
Practical advice on all aspects of hay production.

P/bk $19.95

JUST NUTS:
by Allen Gilbert.
Cultivation and propagation, pests and diseases, harvesting and uses. Beautifully presented information for domestic or commercial application.

P/bk $26.95

LUCERNE MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK (4th Edit)
K. Bullen (ed)

P/bk $27.50

MANAGING A BEEF BUSINESS IN THE SUBTROPICS
By Russ Tyler et al
Covers markets and selling, handling and husbandry, feeding and pasture management,
growth management of cattle, managing drought, breeding and health, etc
Diagrams and statistics galore!

Large P/bk $50

MANAGING WATERWAYS ON FARMS
By NSW Agriculture.
Case studies show how to improve productivity by managing farm creeks and streams.

Large P/bk $28.00

MANAGING WETLANDS ON FARMS

P/bk $24.00

NATURAL FARMING: A Practical Guide.
By Pat Coleby Supersedes the popular ’Natural Farming and Landcare’ . The message is simple: to restore the natural balance and fertility of the land,- improve soil health, and increase productivity. Here’s how. Complements the author’s other best-selling titles.

P/bk. $35.00

NATURAL FARMING AND LAND CARE
By Pat Coleby.
From the foremost authority on the subject. Clear and non-technical language.

P/bk $21.95

NATURAL GOAT AND ALPACA CARE
By Pat Coleby.
From the foremost authority on the subject. Clear and non-technical language.

P/bk $39.95

NATIVE GRASSES: AN IDENTIFICATION HANDBOOK FOR TEMPERATE AUSTRALIA (3rd edit.)
M. Mitchell

P/bk $24.95

NOXIOUS WEEDS OF AUSTRALIA: Second ed.
By W.T. Parsons et al.
The definitive reference and identification companion now up-dated.

H/b $195.00

ORGANIC GROWING WITH WORMS: a handbook for a better environment.
by David Murphy.
Cultivate worms,- in your backyard, or on your farm, or as a commercial worm farmer, waste manager or conservationist. Inspiring, entertaining and possibly profitable!

P/bk $35.00

PASTURE DOCTOR
By J. Millar.
An illustrated manual for identifying and remedying problems ion pastures.

P/bk $40.00

PASTURE MANAGEMENT
By R. Bickford.
All aspects of pasture management are covered.

P/bk $42.50

PASTURE PLUS
By M. Casey.
The Kondinin group's farmer survey passing on practitioner's knowledge on all aspects of maintaining productive pastures.

Large P/bk $60.50

PASTURE PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
By J.V. Lovett et al.
Strategies for pasture development and management for long-term productivity.

P/bk $75.00

PASTURE WEED MANAGEMENT KIT

$33.00

PESTICIDE APPLICATION MANUAL

$15.00

PLANTS OF IMPORTANCE TO AUSTRALIA: A CHECKLIST
By R.C.H. Shepherd.
This book provides an accurate botanical name and preferred common name for each plant that is or may be of importance to Australia. The plants chosen include both weeds of agriculture and the environment; crop plants including vegetables, tropical crops, orchard species and trees used for timber; ornamental species are included where they have or may become environmental weeds. 2001. 358pp.

P/bk $39.95

PLANTS OF WESTERN NEW SOUTH WALES
By G. Cunningham et al.
Plant descriptions include habitat, distribution, forage, and field characteristics and risk status of endangered plants. A celebrated resource.

Large h/b $265.00 Back in Stock

PRUNING AND TRAINING SYSTEMS FOR MODERN OLIVE GROWING
R. Gucci et al

$55.00

QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL LAND USE:
By B.R. Roberts.
Examines global and local problems - strategies and management solutions.

P/bk $39.95

SHARE FARMING AND LEASING AGREEMENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Q.R. Tomes

$17.00 Currently unavailable

SOUTHERN WEEDS AND THEIR CONTROL:
By J. Moore er al.
Designed for field workers, for identification and effective control. Glove-box format.

Spiral P/bk $17.95

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE: (2nd Edition)
By J. Mason
Farming for the long term. Solving the problems of current 'efficiencies'. Permaculture, biodynamics, organic farming, agro-forestry, conservation tillage and intergrated hydroponics.

P/bk $49.95

THE FARMERS FOREST: Multipurpose forestry for all Australians
By R. Reid et al.

P/bk $27.50

WATER FOR EVERY FARM: Yeoman's keyline plan.
By P.A. Yeomans.
The classic 'sustainable' agriculture manual.

P/bk $43.95 (Limited stock).
Currently unavailable

WEED RISK ASSESSMENT:
Ed. R.H. Groves et al.
Explores the discipline of risk assessment as applied to the invasion ecology of plants. A benchmark publication.

P/bk $80.00

WEEDS: THE UTE GUIDE
Ideal for pocket or glove box. Full colour.

Spiral bound. $27.50

WEEDS: AN ILLUSTRATED BOTANICAL GUIDE TO THE WEEDS OF AUSTRALIA
By B. Auld et al.
Over 550 major weeds from all parts of Australia are illustrated and over 900 are described.

Large P/bk. $120.00

WESTERN WEEDS: A guide to the weeds of Western Australia
By B.M.J. Hussey et al.

P/bk $28.00

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BUILDING

CATTLE YARDS: DESIGN, MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
E. Powell (Rev edit)

$28.00

FARM DAMS: planning, construction and maintenance
by Barry Lewis.

P/bk $ 49.95

FENCES FOR TOWN AND COUNTRY
J. Stacpoole
An objective guide to the planning, aquiring and building of fences, this book will save you time, money, aggrevation and livestock! Subjects include legal aspects, layout and design, security, safety and much more. 264pp.

$36.95 (Rev Edit)

LANDSCAPE AND BUILDING DESIGN FOR BUSHFIRE AREAS:
By Caird Ramsay et al

This manual is an essential aid for landholders wanting to design buildings and landscape settings in their immediate surroundings in order to maximise the chance of bushfire survival. Many options are provided with clear illustrations.

P/bk $ 39.95

SHEEPYARD AND SHEARING SHED DESIGN
F. Conroy (Eds)

$32.95

TIMBER FOR PROJECTS AND HOBBIES
John Stacpoole
This volume is the ideal and practical DIY guide for aspiring or established woodworkers. It includes descriptions of tools, choosing timber for projects and extensive timber species index. Illustrated throughout. 202pp.

$29.50
 



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FARM ENTERPRISES

AUSTRALIAN FISH FARMER: a practical guide to aquaculture.
By J. Mosig et al

This newly revised and expanded edition reflects the considerable advances in technology, farming methods and commercial development. All aspects of the industry are covered,-nutrition, breeding, fish health, harvesting, marketing, financial and environmental management,- and more.
For professional or aspiring fish farmers, - this is the manual.

L P/bk $ 89.95

NURSERY MANAGEMENT: 2 nd edit.
by John Mason.
An essential introduction to the nursery business by the authority. This will become the definitive text for anyone about to enter the nursery business, - either as an employee or proprietor.

P/bk $49.95

FARM MANAGEMENT

PHYSICAL PROPERTY PLANNING

$33.00

MAKING IT HAPPEN : HOW 25 RURAL WOMEN TURNED IDEAS INTO BUSINESSES
Ed. M. Walsh-Martin

$27.50

PROFITABILITY OF INVESTING IN A SMALL VINEYARD AND WINERY (Rev. edit)
P. Dakis et al

$22.00

RURAL LAW HANDBOOK: A GUIDE FOR PRIMARY PRODUCERS
F. Golding et al

$38.00

SHARE FARMING AND LEASING AGREEMENTS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Q.R. Tomes

$17.00 Currently unavailable

WHOLE FARM PLANNING: PRINCIPLES AND OPTIONS
B.K. Garrett (eds)

$20.00

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FARM PRODUCE

HARNESSING THE SUN: SOLAR DRY YOUR OWN PRODUCE
B. Fuller
$20.00

HAYMAKING
B. MIlls
$19.95

HERBAL HARVEST: COMMERCIAL ORGANIC PRODUCTION
OF QUALITY HERBS (2nd ed.)
G. Whitten
$90.00

HOME CHEESEMAKING (2nd Edit)
N & C Willman
$28.00

OLIVE PROPAGATION MANUAL:
By Andrea Fabbri et al
An authoritative guide to propagation, with extended information on seed germination, rooting of cuttings, grafting and micro propagation. Includes traditional methods as well as state-of-the-art propagation. Well illustrated.
P/bk $ 59.95

ORCHARD PEST AND DISEASE HANDBOOK 2000-2002 (10th ed.)
Prep. by Deciduous Fruit Aust.
$24.00

OLIVE GROWING IN SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA: AN INTRODUCTION (2nd ed.)
PIRSA
$30.00

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LIVESTOCK

ALL ABOUT GOATS: 3rd edition
by L. Hetherington.
UK publication. Housing, feeding,breeding, rearing, milking,
showing etc.

H/bk $ 65.00

ANIMAL HEALTH AND DISEASE INVESTIGATION
by B.Cottam.
Authoritative advice for stock inspectors and animal managers.
P/bk $ 35.00

ARTIFICIAL BREEDING OF CATTLE
by D.Boothby et al
P/bk $ 30.00

AUSTRALIAN SHEEP AND WOOL HANDBOOK
Edit.by D.J.Cottle
Comprehensive text aimed at tertiary students.
Large P/bk $ 97.50 Currently unavailable

AUSTRALIAN SHEEP DOGS: TRAINING AND HANDLING
by Rod Cavanagh
An easy to follow handbook covering the essential steps required to turn the selected puppy into a valuable working dog. With a guide to commands. Clearly illustrated. 112pp.
H/b $25.00 CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE

BACKYARD POULTRY- NATURALLY
by A.Moore.
This book answers questions about housing, feeding, selection, breeding and more. It provides essential information on poultry husbandry for both backyard breeder and poultry farmer. Our bestseller! Illustrated throughout. 151pp.

P/bk $39.95

BASICS OF ANGORA BREEDING
by M.Walledge.
P/bk $ 21.95

BEEF CATTLE: BREEDING , FEEDING AND SHOWING.
By L.Newham.
Local publications on the subject are scarce.
P/bk $ 49.95

BETTER BULL BUYING TO TARGET MARKETS: 6th edition.
Comp.by NSW Agric.
Help improve your herd's performance. Illustrated.

P/bk $ 18.00

CALF REARING: a guide to rearing calves in Australia.
by J.Moran
The classic text on the subject. New edition.
P/bk $ 44.95

CALVING THE COW AND CARE OF THE CALF
by E.Straiton.
UK publication. Clear colour photographs.
H/bk $ 63.50

CATTLE AILMENTS
$105.00

CATTLE BREEDS IN AUSTRALIA A COMPLETE GUIDE
Long awaited, this is a comprehensive full colour guide to all breeds currently registered in Australia. For most breeds there are photographs of bulls, cows and calves.
Edited by J. M. Parsons
H/bk $135.00

CATTLE YARDS: DESIGNS, MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION
By E. Powell et al
P/bk $28.00

CHICKEN HEALTH BOOK
$39.95

CROSSBREEDING FOR BETTER BEEF
by C.Wallis.
P/bk $ 22.00

FARMING MEAT GOATS: breeding, production and marketing.
by Barbara Vincent.
Selecting the property, choosing breeding stock, breeding, health care and nutrition, drought feeding, condition scoring and marketing. Every aspect is covered.
P/bk $64.95

FEMALE SELECTION IN BEEF CATTLE
By Qld.Dept.Primary Ind
A practical overview of principles of selection for beef producers.
P/bk $ 19.95

FOR THE LOVE OF DUCKS
by N.Murtagh.
Ideal for small-scale breeders, this is a complete guide to duck husbandry. With accompanying illustrations, photos and a colour insert, the author passes on his knowledge of breeding, housing, health and diet in Australian conditions. 154pp.
P/bk $ 36.95

FREE-RANGE POULTRY: 2nd edition.
by K.Thear.
UK publication. A practical guide,- management on any scale.

H/bk $ 77.50

GOAT FARMING: 2nd edition.
by A.Mowlem.
UK publication. A complete guide to commercial goat farming.
H/bk $ 64.95

GOAT HUSBANDRY: Revised 5th edition
By David Mackenzie
The classic text on breeding, housing, feeding, managing and the health of meat, fibre or milk goats.
P/bk $33.00 currently out of print

GOAT KEEPER'S VETERINARY HANDBOOK: 3rd edit.
by P.Dunn
UK publication. Symptoms and control of all major diseases. Definitive !
H/bk $ 67.50

GOATS OF THE WORLD
by V. Porter.
UK publication.
H/bk $ 95.00

GUIDE TO KEEPING POULTRY IN AUSTRALIA
by D. Reading
H/bk $ 35.00

GUIDE TO RAISING CHICKENS
by G. Damerow.
US publication. Step-by-step from establishing your flock
to eggs on the table.
P/bk $ 34.95

GUIDE TO RAISING LLAMAS
by G. Birutta.
UK publication.
P/bk $ 40.00

HEALTHY SHEEP NATURALLY: 2nd edition
by P.Coleby.
Now greatly expanded bestseller.
P/bk $ 39.95

HEALTHY CATTLE NATURALLY
by P.Coleby.
The connection between good land management and raising
healthy productive animals.
P/bk $ 44.95

HEIFER REARING: a guide to rearing dairy replacement heifers
in Australia
Edit.by J.Moran et al
The first comprehensive text on the subject written by experts. This guide covers every aspect of rearing dairy replacement heifers, including economic benefits. A must for all in the dairy industry. 135pp.
P/bk $ 38.50 SPECIAL - $20.00

HUNGERFORD'S DISEASES OF LIVESTOCK: 9th Edition.
by T.G.Hungerford.
THE Bible for vets, farmers and breeders for nearly 50 years.
Large H'bk $218.00 Currently unavailable

KEEPING A COW: 5th edition
by J.Wilson.
Selection, behaviour, reproduction, milking, feeding, health, etc
P/bk $ 28.00

KEEPING LIVESTOCK HEALTHY
by N.Bruce-Haynes.
US publication.
P/bk $ 32.95

LAMA DOWN UNDER: ALPACA, LLAMA, GUANCO, VICUNA
B. Carter
$34.95

LIVESTOCK DISEASES IN AUSTRALIA:
By Tony Brightling
The long-awaited reference which supersedes the author’s highly regarded ‘Stock Diseases’. Specifically written for Australian farmers working with cattle, sheep, goats and working dogs, this book will assist in the early identification of stock health and welfare problems,- thus enabling prompt and appropriate treatment. Disease prevention is encouraged, and in addition to the detailed description of diseases, -chapters range from vaccination through to poisonings and exotic diseases, as well as calving and lambing, farm dog whelping and animal welfare etc. Well illustrated throughout.
Vital reference for every farm manager!
H/bk $175 SPECIAL PRICE $110.00

MANAGING A BEEF BUSINESS IN THE SUBTROPICS
By Russ Tyler et al
Covers markets and selling, handling and husbandry, feeding and pasture management,
growth management of cattle, managing drought, breeding and health, etc
Diagrams and statistics galore!
Large P/bk $50

MANAGING HORSES ON SMALL PROPERTIES:
by Jane Myers.
For small property owners wanting to keep horses this book fits the bill. Healthy horse management is combined with healthy land management for benefits to all. Very thorough, and clearly illustrated.
P/bk $49.95

MANUAL OF SHEEP DISEASES
$120.00

NATURAL GOAT AND ALPACA CARE: 2nd edition
by P.Coleby.
Including drug-free remedies, breeding, nutrition and use of minerals
and vitamins.
P/bk $ 39.95

OPPORTUNITY LOTFEEDING OF LAMBS
by B.Easton.
P/bk $ 19.95

RAISING GOATS FOR CASHMERE AND MOHAIR
by B.Armstrong et al.
P/bk $ 19.95

RAISING MILK GOATS THE MODERN WAY
by J.Belanger.
US publication.
P/bk $ 24.95

RAISING POULTRY THE MODERN WAY
by L.S.Mercia.
US publication. Chickens,turkeys, ducks or geese.
P/bk $ 24.95

RAISING SHEEP THE MODERN WAY
by P.Simmons
US publication. Innovative theories about breeding, management,
lamb handling, medications, products and guard dogs etc.

P/bk $ 24.95

RUNNING A SMALL BEEF HERD
by C. Wallis
Back by popular demand, this expanded, practical guide shares invaluable knowledge on breeding and raising cattle on a small scale, as well as the economics of beef production. 151pp.
P/bk $29.95

SHEEP BUSINESS: PRIME LAMB PRODUCTION AND MARKETING GUIDE FOR NSW.
Comp. by NSW Agric.
Focussing on the sheep meat industry.
P/bk $ 28.00

SHEEP MANAGEMENT AND WOOL PRODUCTION
by D.Crean.
Practical handbook for wool and meat producers.
P/bk $ 45.00

SHEEP MANAGEMENT AND WOOL TECHNOLOGY
by J.B.Darcy.
From classification and testing of wool to crutching, shearing and wigging.
P/bk $ 37.95

SHEEP PRODUCTION
by M.Elliott.
Packed with essential information for student and farmer.
P/bk $ 69.95

STOCK DISEASES
by A.Brightling.
Beef cattle,sheep, goats and farm dogs. Great value !
H/bk $ 49.50 Currently unavailable

STORIES DUCKS

$39.95

THE POWER OF DUCK
$39.95

VETERINARY BOOK FOR DAIRY FARMERS
by R.W.Blowey.
UK publication. Essential reference.
H/bk $ 150.00

VETERINARY BOOK FOR SHEEP FARMERS
by D.Henderson.
UK publication. As above,-stands alone for students and farmers.
H/bk $ 110.00

VETERINARY GUIDE FOR ANIMAL OWNERS: 2nd edition.
by J.Clay
US publication. For anyone with pets or livestock. A field-day favourite.
H/bk $49.95

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NEW ENTERPRISES

AUSTRALIAN FISH FARMER: a practical guide to aquaculture.
By J. Mosig et al

This newly revised and expanded edition reflects the considerable advances in technology, farming methods and commercial development. All aspects of the industry are covered,-nutrition, breeding, fish health, harvesting, marketing, financial and environmental management,- and more.
For professional or aspiring fish farmers, - this is the manual.

L P/bk $ 89.95

AUSTRALIAN OLIVES A GUIDE FOR GROWERS AND PRODUCERS OF VIRGIN OLIVE OILS
$89.95

PRODUCING TABLE OLIVES:
By Stan Kailis et al.
Provides predominantly an Australian perspective on table olives. Very comprehensive manual including detailed text on production, site selection, varieties, pest and disease control, processing and quality and safety testing. Very readable and well illustrated.
Large P/bk
$69.95

PRUNING AND TRAINING SYSTEMS FOR MODERN OLIVE GROWING:
By Riccardo Gucci et al
P/bk
$59.95

OLIVE PROPAGATION MANUAL:
By Andrea Fabbri et al
P/bk
$59.95


AUSTRALIAN YABBY FARMER (2nd edit.)

by John Mosig
P/bk $44.95

BUYING YOUR OWN BUSH BLOCK
By Allan Windust 3rd Edit.
A very popular book with invaluable advice on the author's lifetime experience. Covers everything from property location to financial, legal, environmental and community issues to practical skills required.
76pp
$29.95.

FARMING IN A SMALL WAY: Your practical guide to rural living and country life, 4th Edition
By NSW Agriculture.
An investment! The very latest information on finding the farm, choosing the right enterprise and avoiding the pitfalls of making a new life in the bush.
Large P/bk $24.95

MAKING IT HAPPEN : HOW 25 RURAL WOMEN TURNED IDEAS INTO BUSINESSES
Ed. M. Walsh-Martin
$28.50

PERMACULTURE 2
$29.95

SMALL FARMING FOR PLEASURE AND PROFIT
$35.00

STOREY'S BASIC COUNTRY SKILLS: A practical guide to self reliance.
By J. & M. Storey
Everything a would-be country dweller needs to know in one volume.
US Pub. Large P/bk $49.95

VICTORIAN YABBY PRODUCER'S MANUAL
Victorian Aquaculture Council
Ringbinder $49.95

VARIOUS TITLES

HARNESSING THE SUN:SOLAR DRYING YOUR OWN PRODUCE
By B. Fuller

P/bk $19.95

INTRO TO PERMACULTURE
Currently out of stock

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VITICULTURE

GUIDE TO WINE GRAPES
$35.00

PROFITABILITY OF INVESTING IN A SMALL VINEYARD
AND WINERY (revised ed. 2001)

P.Dakis et al.
$22.00

VENTURE INTO VITICULTURE
Tom Crossen
162pp.
$45.00


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