Organic farming – livestock

$34.00

Organic farming – livestock

$34.00

The third book in the organic farming series shows how to produce livestock using organic faming methods, with particular emphasis on sheep and wool.

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Table of contents:

  • Organic livestock
  • Animal welfare
  • Parasite problems for ruminants – sheep, cattle, goats and deer:
    • Problems and solutions
    • Internal parasites, roundworms
    • Buy and cull for worm resistance
    • Develop a worm-resistant mob
    • Nutrition is important
    • Stocking rate and worm burdens
    • Rotate stock to avoid worms
    • Grazing to avoid worms
    • Quarantine paddocks
    • Monitor your stock
    • It’s worth recording
  • Sheep:
    • Maintain good health in a mob
    • Are worms the problem?
    • Sheep resistance to worms
    • Barbers pole worms
    • Liver fluke
    • Flystrike
    • Body lice
    • Footrot
  • Worm egg counts
    • Monitor counts
    • The full test
    • Storing and transporting samples
    • Using the results
  • What the farmers say (10 case studies)
    • Vealers
    • Deer, cattle and sheep
    • Prime lamb
    • Lamb and beef
    • Beef
    • Dairy – yoghurts
    • The creek and the eggs
    • Dairy experience from Bavaria
    • Tasmanian seaweed and angus cattle
    • Mungalli creek – dairy, factory and teahouse
    • Milk, butter, yoghurts and cheeses
    • Pigs
    • mussels – a marketing potential
    • Gippsland dairies
    • Turkey
    • Wool
    • Eggs

Published in 2000, this book is 90 A4 pages (black and white).

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