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CASHMERE GOAT NOTES, Browne, R. James
1 Browne, R. James CASHMERE GOAT NOTES
Guildford, NSW, Australia The Australian Cashmere Growers Association 1990 0959095012 / 9780959095012 Revised Edition Softcover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
vi, + 282pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, and numerous b/white halftone plates and line-drawings. Book clean, spine firm, minimally canted. Colour, pictorially-illustrated wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. Textblock bumped on head, one page with previous owner's annotations, else leaves clean, nominally tanned. A definitive work for anyone considering (or involved in) the cashmere goat industry . . . Contents include: Prelims., History, Industry Background, Management, Nutrition, Breeding/Case Histories, Animal Health, Fibre Growth and Description, Fleece Production, Measurement, Meat Production, Terminology, more. Index. Book weight approx. 770g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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2 Bryson, Tom THE SHEEP HOUSING HANDBOOK
Ipswich, Suffolk, England Farming Press 1984 0852361327 / 9780852361320 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
153pp., intext b/white halftone plate illustrations, and tables, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards bumped on upper foredge corner, plus head and heel of backstrip. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Written for the British sheep farmer, but relevant to many other cold winter climate areas, this book sets out, in a clear, straightforward manner, to analyse the pros and cons of sheep housing, both in lowland and hill areas...Contents include: Prelims., 9 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 400g. 
Price: 13.75 AUD
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LANDCARE: Communities Shaping the Land and the Future (Signed Copy), Campbell, Andrew
3 Campbell, Andrew LANDCARE: Communities Shaping the Land and the Future (Signed Copy)
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin, et al 1994 1863735550 / 9781863735551 First Edition, First Impression Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
xii, + 344pp., eight unpaginated colour-plate sections. Intext figures and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Sue Marriott and Dale Mann) card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. Signed by author on title page, else textblock unmarked. With case studies by Greg Siepen, this book showcases the lead taken by Landcare in Australia to encourage and assist farmers, greenies, government and community to work together to change the ways we use our land for environmental sustainability . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Afterword, Notes, Bibliography, more. Index. Book weight approx. 515g. 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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SHEEP MANAGEMENT AND WOOL PRODUCTION, Crean, David, and Bastian, Geoff
4 Crean, David, and Bastian, Geoff SHEEP MANAGEMENT AND WOOL PRODUCTION
Marrickville, N.S.W., Australia Inkata Press 2003 0750689153 / 9780750689151 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
141pp., b/white illustrations and figures, throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean and crisp. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed. A stand-alone volume in the "Practical Farming' series. " . . . gives a concise description of this industry in all its facets. It is a practical handbook for wool and meat producers and an essential reference for students and farm workers in this industry. Topics include: flock management; breeding and nutrition; stock handling; health and husbandry operations; shearing, marketing and butchering." Contents include: 11 chapters, Appendix,. Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 275g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 32.20 AUD
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FISH FOR FARM DAMS, Fallu, Ric
5 Fallu, Ric FISH FOR FARM DAMS
Victoria, Australia Agmedia-Department of Agriculture 0730615499 / 9780730615491 First Edition Softcover Booklet Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
48pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format booklet. Staples clean and tight. Colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and warped. Textblock has a remainder stripe on foot, else leaves clean. The Australian countryside is covered with numerous farm dams (hopefully near capacity). As well as holding water for stock (and irrigation in some instances), these dams can be used to grow fish - for sport, a source of food, to mitigate pests such as mosquitoes, or just kept as pets . . .This booklet sets out how and the species best suited to use. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 14 chapters. Book weight approx. 185g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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SHEEP NUTRITION, Freer, M., and Dove, H. (Edited by)
6 Freer, M., and Dove, H. (Edited by) SHEEP NUTRITION
Oxon, U.K., New York, and Melbourne, Australia CABI Publishing in Association with CSIRO Publishing 2002 0851995950 / 9780851995953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
x., + 385pp., intext b/white halftone plates, graphs and tables throughout. Book clean and square. Nominally bumped spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards undamaged. No dustjacket (as issued). Textblock unmarked. Security strip affixed to rear pastedown. This book will be suitable for advanced undergraduate students, as well as postgraduates and research workers in the area of animal nutrition . . . Contents include: Prelims., Contributors, 16 chapters (various contributors and disciplines), Index. Book weight approx. 1.03 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 211.60 AUD
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DAIRY GOATS BREED STANDARDS, Goat Breeders Society of Australia (Compiled by)
7 Goat Breeders Society of Australia (Compiled by) DAIRY GOATS BREED STANDARDS
New South Wales, Australia Goat Breeders Society of Australia (Printed By Uringa Printing, Oakdale, New South Wales) First Edition Softcover [Staple-bound] Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
No publication date (c. 1976). 32pp., b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates and line-drawings. Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Staples firm and unrusted. Printed limp wrapper minimally bumped and soiled on upper spine. Text-block bumped as cover, else unmarked. Concise and frugally produced, never-the-less this booklet is a 'must' for all persons who are interested in breeding dairy goats . . . Contents include: Prelims., Diagrams, Breeds (History - Breed Standard - Photograph of Buck and Doe): Anglo-Nubian, British Alpine, Saanen, Toggenburg. Booklet weight approx. 65g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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THE HEAVY HORSE (Shire Album 39), Hart, Edward
8 Hart, Edward THE HEAVY HORSE (Shire Album 39)
United Kingdom Shire Publications Ltd. 1992 0852634528 / 9780852634523 Reprint Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
32pp., b/white halftone photographic illustrations, throughout. Booklet clean, square. Staples clean and firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, stiff card wrapper minimally rubbed and scuffed. Shire Album 39. Contents include: Intro., The Shire, The Clydesdale, The Suffolk, The Percheron, The Belgian, The Ardennes, Other Continental Breeds, Glossary, Societies, Further Reading, Places to Visit. Booklet weight approx. 80g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 12.22 AUD
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BACKYARD POULTRY - Naturally, Moore, Alanna
9 Moore, Alanna BACKYARD POULTRY - Naturally
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia Python Press 2004 0958559015 / 9780958559010 First Thus Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
(iv) + 153pp. Intext, b/white illustrations throughout: b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. Colour-illustrated card wrapper bumped and softly creased on foredge corners. Textblock unmarked. Originally published in two editions in 1998, with this first Python Press edition published in 2004. From housing to feeding, selection to breeding, pets to production, best lookers to best layers, this book covers everything the backyard farmer needs to know about poultry husbandry . . . Contents include: Prelims., 10 chapters, Appendix, Refs., Glossary, more. Book weight approx. 505g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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A HANDBOOK FOR JACKEROOS and Others, Pockley, L. A
10 Pockley, L. A A HANDBOOK FOR JACKEROOS and Others
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Bay Books 1982 0858355302 / 9780858355309 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
ix, + 267pp., unpaginated colour-plate sections, plus intext line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain brown boards undamaged. A former owner's name on ffep., textblock edges flecked, else leaves clean. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, plus just a hint of colour-fade on spine. An excellent handbook for anyone interested in the numerous skills required to be an excellent jackaroo/jillaroo working on Australian cattle stations . . . Contents include: Prelims., Note(s), 48 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 605g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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AUSTRALIAN FARM MANAGEMENT, Robertson, D.S.
11 Robertson, D.S. AUSTRALIAN FARM MANAGEMENT
Ultimo, New South Wales Murray Books 1979 0855664819 / 9780855664817 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
319pp., intext, b/white halftone plates, sketch-illustrations, line-drawings and tables, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on heel. Boards nominally bumped on foredge corners. Leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn only. "...does not tell you how to run your farm. But it does give you invaluable ready reference tools to help you to run it to greater advantage and profit-whether it be laying concrete, running a fence-line, putting in a paddock water supply or a multitude of other daily tasks on the land..." Contains Prelims., 16 chapters, viz: Grass Crops, Wire Facts, Mathematical, Geometrical, Rules of Thumb, Application, Weather, Water, Shoeing, Weight, Hints and more. Book weight approx. 740g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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12 Wynmalen, Henry HORSE BREEDING AND STUD MANAGEMENT
London J.A.Allen 1971 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
231pp., b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Sketch-art illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear. With the belief that his methods may be of interest to other breeders and horse managers, the author offers chapters on the use of land, feeding crops, stud-farm layout, buildings, breeding in general, mares, stallions, foaling, young stock and feeding. In all chapters the author's methods and advice, learnt from a lifetime of success as a breeder and rider of outstanding horses, are clearly and comprehensively set down. 12 chapters, Biblio., Gestation Table, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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THE CHALLENGE OF LANDSCAPE: The Development and Practice of Keyline, Yeomans, P.A.
13 Yeomans, P.A. THE CHALLENGE OF LANDSCAPE: The Development and Practice of Keyline
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia Keyline Publishing Pty. Ltd. 1958 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
(x), + 271pp. plus (32). A (32 page) b/white halftone plate section at rear, consisting of 99 photographs taken by the author. All plates extant and attached. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles on lightly bumped spine and undamaged red cloth boards. Minor flecks on head of textblock, mild tanned strips on free endpapers, else leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edge and shelfworn, with several pieces nipped out - the largest thumbnail size at top edge of front panel. Keyline is a technique for maximizing beneficial use of water resources on a specific piece of land . . . Contents of this edition (revised and much expanded on the original edition titled - "The Keyline Plan", published in 1954) include: Prelims., Foreword, 3 'parts' (total 21 chapters), Index. Book weight approx. 895g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 244.40 AUD
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