|Author:||Catherine Austen, Nicola Jane Swinney|
|Series:||Handy Petcare Guides|
A comprehensive and accessible guide to choosing and caring for your horse. Discover the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose and buy a horse, care, health, breed... read more
|Author:||Joyce White, Lee Harper|
|Series:||Handy Petcare Guides|
The comprehensive, handy guide to choosing and caring for your cat. Discover the cat throughout history and culture, its anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose a cat, care, health, breeding, and showing your cat. Information on evolution and classification is also included.
A guide to raising pigs for new and experienced pig farmers. It provides advice on breed selection, housing, humane handling and butchering, and disease prevention and treatment.
Goat meat is believed to make up 80 per cent of the total meat consumed in the world, and production in the UK is far outweighed by demand. "Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats" is the essential reference on raising, caring for, and marketing meat goats. This up... read more
The book is aimed at both the novice and experienced beekeeper in Australia and explains in detail the steps required to manage colonies of bees. Supported by over 350 photographs and drawings, each action to be performed is explained in detail with photographs showing ... read more
The Backyard Sheep is the go-to reference for anyone interested in keeping two to a dozen sheep on a small plot of land. Even those with no prior experience will learn how to select the right breed, keep sheep safe and healthy,... read more
Miniature livestock are so much more than their good looks. Pint-size animals can be exhibited in 4-H events and at country fairs, mini sheep can be raised for wool or meat, and little cattle can be milked or raised for beef, more productive per pound th... read more
In this economy, vet bills are especially burdensome. By raising horses the right way from the start, owners can prevent physical problems that might have led them to pay for expensive treatments. Whether an experienced horse handler or planning to own your first hor... read more
"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
With minimal space and housing needs, dairy goats are a practical choice for the small or backyard dairy farmer. Dairy goats require a smaller investment than Cows and produce easily digested milk that is much in demand for making yogurt, cheese, and other dairy... read more
Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the cat. Discover the cat throughout history and culture, its anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth o... read more
"Barefoot Horse Keeping" provides a practical, accessible, and objective guide to barefoot horse keeping. The book draws on empirical research and the authors' 25 years experience delivering barefoot hoof care, saddle fitting, behavioral training, a... read more