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Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits 4th Edition *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Bob Bennett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1154


Whether you're interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavour. Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial produc... View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle and Pigs *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: A1159


From the large-tailed Karakul sheep to the floppy-eared Gloucestershire Old Spot pig, North America is home to an extraordinary array of livestock. Comprehensive, colourful, and captivating, Storey's Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs features full-colour profiles of 163 livestock breeds. Whether you're looking for a gentle domestic backyard animal or are hoping to introduce a rare heritage breed on your farm, you're sure to find an animal that's p... View more info

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The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care

By: Chris Williams

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Reptile Classifieds: 2014

Seller ID: 003684


The Snake Ranch Guide to Reptile Care is a brilliant new addition to introductory husbandry guides for Australian reptile species. Designed for new keepers and children it features an abundance of photographs and easy to understand text. The contents include - Introduction, Buying a Reptile, Housing, Building an Enclosure, Record Keeping, Feeding, Sloughing (shedding), Bites, Australian Reptile Quick Facts, A New Era for the Hobby, The Pygmy Pythons (Children's, Pygmys... View more info

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A Guide to Australian Geckos & Pygopods in Captivity

By: Danny Brown

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Australia, Reptile Publications: 2012

Seller ID: 004012


This full colour, 352 page book provides detailed information on all aspects of captive husbandry relating to the most commonly kept species of Australian gecko and pygopod species including Bynoe's and Desert Cave Geckoes, Dtellas and House Geckos, Giant Cave and Giant Tree Geckos, Knob-tailed Geckos, Leaf-tailed geckos, Spiny-tailed Geckos, Ring-tailed Geckos, Small Terrestrial Geckos, Thick-tailed Geckos, Velvet Geckos and the Pygopods including Delma's, Scaly-footed ... View more info

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How to Look After Your Guinea Pig: A Practical Guide to Caring for Your Pet, in Step-by-step Photographs

By: David Alderton

Price: $13.95

Publisher: UK, Armadillo Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000508


This is a practical guide to caring for your pet, in step-by-step photographs. Filled with useful information and guidance, from how to choose a guinea pig, to feeding and healthcare, this title offers practical advice on how to groom your pet, how to know when it is unwell, and cleaning out its cage, all shown in over 60 easy-to-follow pictures. Ideal for 5- to 9-year-olds, this book will enable children to make friends with their guinea pig and show them how to get the... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003681


Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons is the first of Mike Swan's husbandry and breeding guides to Australian reptiles. Mike has gone to great lengths to secure some of Australian's most experienced python breeders to compile this essential guide to breeding some of the worlds most beautiful snakes. Authors include - Kieran Aland, Brian Barnett, Rob Browne-Cooper, Greg Fyfe, Glen Gaikhorst, Russel Grant, Chris Hay, Geoff Heard, Adrian Hemens, Peter Krauss, Dr. David Pe... View more info

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Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards

By: Edited by Mike Swan

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 003683


Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards, edited by Mike Swan. Authored by Kieran Aland (Dragons), Greg Fyfe (Skinks), Grant Husband and Matthew Bonnett (Monitors), John McGrath (Geckos) and Rob Porter (Flap-footed Lizards). Photographs, design and layout by Damian Goodall of Eye For Nature. From the team that brought you Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons now comes Keeping and Breeding Australian Lizards. Mike Swan has enrolled the services of Australia's most well... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1161


Whether you're raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behaviour while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you'll also find advice on creating... View more info

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

By: James A. Jobling

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm: 2009

Seller ID: A1012


Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or plumage, while other birds are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the genus and species name for almost every species of bird in the world as well as information about its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientif... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats 4th Edition

By: Jerry Bellanger and Sara Thomson Bredesen

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1162


A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This comprehensive guide covers everything from selecting an appropriate breed to marketing your own products, while providing expert information on milking, grooming, housing, feeding, routine medical care, making cheese, and more. You'll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own da... View more info

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The Holistic Animal Handbook: A Guidebook to Nutrition, Health, and Communication

By: Kate Solisti-Mattelon and Patrice Mattelon and Robert Silver

Price: $32.95

Publisher: USA, Council Oak Books: 2004

Seller ID: 003132


The Holistic Animal Handbook is the first book to bring together practical information about diet, nutrition, and training with animal communication and emotional balancing techniques. The book guides readers into helping their companion animals themselves and encourages them to work as well with veterinarians, trainers, and healthcare practitioners. It includes chapters that explain how to prepare healthy, holistic recipes and Bach Flower Remedies for restoring an anima... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Kelly Klober

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1156


Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Providing all the information a small-scale pig farmer needs, this comprehensive guide covers breed selection, housing, humane handling, butchering, disease management, and more. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence t... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

By: Maggie Sayer

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1153


Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavour. With expert advice on selecting the best breed for your needs, maintaining facilities, and providing necessary medical attention, this guide covers all aspects of successfully keeping meat goats. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and pr... View more info

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An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles

By: Mike Swan and Damian Goodall

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Mike Swan Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 003682


An Introduction to Keeping and Breeding Australian Reptiles is the perfect all-round introductory guide for newcomers to the reptile keeping hobby. It covers a huge range of basic reptile species, which makes it much more convenient than buying individual beginners guides to each species of basic reptile. It includes a skill level rating for each species, distribution maps, suggested enclosure sizes, egg incubation times, heating techniques and temperatures, lighting, ca... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep 4th Edition *TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: A1158


Whether you're about to acquire your first sheep or are interested in diversifying your operation with rare breeds, Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep covers everything small-scale sheep farmers need to know to keep their animals healthy and productive. Drawing from years of hands-on experience, Paula Simmons and Carol Ekarius provide expert advice on breed selection, lambing, feeding, housing, pasture maintenance, and medical care. You'll also find tips on profitably marke... View more info

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Australian Snakes: A Natural History

By: Richard Shine

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 1998

Seller ID: A1080


This book is not a field guide: rather it is an insight into the biology and life history of snakes in and around Australia. It opens the door on an exciting and relatively new area of research. Dr Shine has pioneered much of this work himself and may be considered Australia's foremost authority on snakes. Although the foundations of this book are truly scientific, it has a light and easy style, peppered with amusing and occasionally alarming anecdotes. It is a book for ... View more info

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Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles

By: Simon Watharow

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 003637


Can you tell if a snake is venomous by its colour? What is the real chance of being bitten by a snake? Can you really die in 30 seconds? Many of us have an instinctive fear of snakes and other reptiles. Over the last 200 years, we have built up a strong negative image of them, especially snakes. It is an image that has been reinforced by many fallacies and misconceptions. Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles provides a layperson's account of why these creatures behave t... View more info

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Lizards: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004015


Australia is home to more than 840 species of reptiles that are contained within sixteen families - and we are still counting! Of these, the lizards are particularly interesting. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of lizard species that live around Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live and how they breed. It puts the spotlight on geckoes, legless lizards, dragons, monitors and skin... View more info

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Amazing Facts About Australian Reptiles

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004014


This book is packed full of information and you'll be amazed at how much you learn about Australia's reptiles by dipping into the remarkable facts presented. Reptiles have a illustrious history, as within their ranks were the spectacular dinosaurs, flying pterosaurs and sea-going mosasaurs. Australia now has about 840 reptiles and new species are being discovered each year. Within these pages you will discover how reptiles developed over the years, adapting to the varyin... View more info

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Snakes: A Wild Australia Guide

By: Stephen Swanson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2008

Seller ID: 004013


Australia is home to 191 snake species, and in no other region of the world are venomous snakes in such abundance. Australia's snakes can be encountered while scuba-diving on the Great Barrier Reef, hiking an alpine meadow in Tasmania's highlands or occasionally in a suburban garden. This Steve Parish Wild Australia Guide offers an excellent insight into the lives of snakes that live in Australia - how to identify them, how they behave, what they eat, where they live an... View more info