Goats aren't just for farmers anymore. More and more people are keeping goats as pets. They're also choosing to raise them for milk and fibre and are keeping them as pack goats, and companion animals. With minimal space and housing needs, goats are a practical... read more
Provides all the information anyone needs to make the right choices in successfully managing a small flock of sheep, whether you're running a single pet or several hundred sheep for lamb or wool.
Carol Ekarius' natural, organic approach to livestock management produces healthier animals, reduces feed and health care costs, and maximizes your profit. Includes case studies of successful farmers, nitty-gritty details of every facet of livestock farming, and fascinating insights on how to work with nature instead of against it.
The perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of having that little place in the country, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers tried-and-true, expert advice on raising healthy, happy, productive farm... read more
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"Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep" has earned the praise and trust of sheep farmers around the world, with its in-depth coverage of breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and disease prevention and treatment. The new 4th edition, now with 253,... read more
In How to Raise Sheep, author and farmer Philip Hasheider offers an essential primer for the newcomer to sheep care, with everything you need to know to raise a healthy, productive flock. If you've ever envisioned keeping sheep in your own pasture, be it one or two hobby animals or a large flock, this... read more
This book is for adventurous kids and their parents, who want to explore the nature that grows in their local environment. Children will discover the magic of growing, learning about the different properties that plants have, how to track the sun, how to plant vegetables, how ... read more
Australia has seen the importation of many tractor makes and models from manufacturers around the world, brought about by economic circumstances which have made tractor manufacture in Australia difficult. This has not stopped the efforts of many in d... read more
This book encapsulates many of the earlier makes and models of tractors which have served in rural areas across Australia, bringing them to life with colourful photographs, interesting specifications and anecdotal accounts of their use.
All you need to know to keep your chooks healthy and content from the popular ABC Organic Gardener magazine.
Whatever size your backyard, you can keep hens and collect fresh eggs every day! Featuring the best of Organic Gardener magazine's expert advice, Happy Hens is packed with ev... read more