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STOCKIES AND COCKIES: Reminiscences of Stock Inspection in Victoria 1830-1995

By: (Compiled by): Leo Coffey and Malcolm Johns

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, Animal Health Officers' Association: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013406

ISBN: 0730665151

Condition: Very Good +


175pp., illustrated throughout: b/white photographic halftone plates (archival sources), plus sketch-art by Gizella Konkoly. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Monochrome, illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped and edgeworn only. Textblock pristine. Stock inspectors with the Victorian Department of Agriculture have played a vital role in the control and eradication of diseases since the first inspection service of the 1830s. With the assistance of contributing officers and their families, these are their stories . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Abbreviations, Introduction, Officers... View more info

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CASHMERE GOAT NOTES

By: Browne, R. James

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Guildford, NSW, Australia, The Australian Cashmere Growers Association: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition.

Seller ID: 012558

ISBN: 0959095012

Condition: Good


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,... View more info

THE SHEEP HOUSING HANDBOOK

By: Bryson, Tom

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Ipswich, Suffolk, England, Farming Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005226

ISBN: 0852361327

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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LANDCARE: Communities Shaping the Land and the Future (Signed Copy)

By: Campbell, Andrew

Price: $24.70

Publisher: St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin, et al: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012482

ISBN: 1863735550

Condition: Very Good


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, Bibliogra... View more info

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FISH FOR FARM DAMS

By: Fallu, Ric

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Agmedia-Department of Agriculture:

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012832

ISBN: 0730615499

Condition: Good +


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 ... View more info

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SHEEP NUTRITION

By: Freer, M., and Dove, H. (Edited by)

Price: $218.50

Publisher: Oxon, U.K., New York, and Melbourne, Australia, CABI Publishing in Association with CSIRO Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008723

ISBN: 0851995950

Condition: Very Good +


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 p... View more info

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THE HEAVY HORSE (Shire Album 39)

By: Hart, Edward

Price: $12.35

Publisher: United Kingdom, Shire Publications Ltd.: 1992

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007666

ISBN: 0852634528

Condition: Very Good +


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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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JAPANESE AGRICULTURE 1968 (English Text)

By: Hemmi, Kenzo (Essays by)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012972

Condition: Very Good


36pp. Saddle-stitched, staplebound booklet. Staples tight, but mildly rusted. Booklet clean and square. Printed card wrapper has a 'With Compliments' , Consulate General of Japan, Melbourne stamp on front, else unmarked. This booklet consists of three essays on Japanese agriculture given by Kenzo Hemmi, Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Tokyo, during a 1968 trip to Central American and Caribbean countries. Contents include: Foreword, Essay 1/ The Development of Japanese Agriculture. 2/ Agricultural Policy in Japan. 3/ Agriculture in Japan. Booklet weight approx. 65g.... View more info

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AUSTRALIAN FARM MANAGEMENT

By: Robertson, D.S.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Ultimo, New South Wales, Murray Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004905

ISBN: 0855664819

Condition: Very Good


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."... View more info

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OWNING A PART-TIME FARM

By: Smith, Eric

Price: $17.10

Publisher: East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Agmedia: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013381

ISBN: 0730629864

Condition: Very Good +


x, + 294pp., intext b/white art-illustrations (Elspeth Lacey) throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped. Photographic (Ian D. Baker) colour-illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and softly creased, else very good. Textblock unmarked. Although this book was published in 1993, many of the pitfalls and pleasures of owning and managing a part-time farm in Australia remain in today's rural world. The author's sage advice will be invaluable to those planning on 'owning a part-time farm' . . . Contents include: Prelims., Author Bio., Introduction, 12 chapters. Book weight appro... View more info

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LAST SIDE TO GLORY: The Golden Shears Open Championship 1961-1990 (Signed Copy)

By: Williams, Des, et al

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand, Hazard Press Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013325

ISBN: 0908790279

Condition: Very Good


318pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section (archival and private sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head. Photographically-illustrated (Brian Quinn under a judge's watchful eye . . . ) card wrapper minimally bumped and scuffed on rear wrap. A former owner's name on half-title page, and signed by the primary author on title-page, else textblock unmarked. Kiwis and sheep have forever been intrinsically linked, and on that basis the authors, fascinated with the 'world-renowned' Golden Shears Open Championship of New Zealand, combined painstaking research wit... View more info

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HORSE BREEDING AND STUD MANAGEMENT

By: Wynmalen, Henry

Price: $16.15

Publisher: London, J.A.Allen: 1971

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 005846

Condition: Very Good +


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 cle... View more info