Excellent reference full of good quality colour photographs. Covers breeds and breeding, housing, health. Includes bantams and diminutive breeds.
Rebo International Ltd., Lisse, 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. 336 pages. SECONDHAND
Aimed at serious breeders and exhibitors and covers choice of breeds, housing and equipment, nutrition, incubation, broody hens and incubators, chick rearing, show bird training, selection and breeding systems and health and disease.
The Crowood Press, Hungerford, UK, 2005. Hardback with dust jacket. 144 pages. NEW
Two publications bound as one volume.Leghorns is stated Third Edition with preface dated 1911. In depth look at the Leghorn varieties. Following this is a work of 98 pages, but it is missing first 4 pages. Seems to be in same series (same paper stock and size) and is titled “Standards and descriptions of breeds” and includes all sorts of fowl including turkey etc. It gives description of the breed and indications on points used in judging show-birds.
The Feathered World, London, (1911). Leather Hardback with no dust jacket. 96 + 96 pages. SECONDHAND
More than 250 birds described, with information on how to care for them in aviary and cage. With hundreds of colour photographs.
Flock book for 1957, with flock prefixes registered, details of each flock (1-3331), single entries for rams (31001-32210) and ewes (2635-2688).
Stylex Print Ltd., Palmerston North, 1957. Hardback with no dust jacket. 428 pages. SECONDHAND
Storey's Guide is the one book you need to help you raise healthy, productive animals. This comprehensive guide includes instructions for turning goat milk into profirable cheese, yogurt, kefir, and butter.
Storey Publishing, North Adams, USA, 2001. Softback. 296 pages. NEW.
A fresh approach to beekeeping that describes holistic methods which promote hive health. A valuable resource.
Chelsea Green Publishing, Vermont, USA. Softback. 246 pages. SECONDHAND
A guide to all aspects of beekeeping, from the tools and equipment needed for setting up a hive to detailed advice on when to harvest honey, and honey inspired recipes, frm cakes to beauty products.
New Holland Publishers, London, 2016. Softback. 128 pages. NEW
Based on careful observation and years of experience the author reveals the secret life of bees. He looks at all aspects of a bee's life and work and vividly describes their remarkable world.
Floris Books, Edinburgh, 2007. Softback. 138 pages. NEW
This revised and expanded edition describes all you need to know to start and maintain a healthy bee colony. If you already have experience it will help to refine and develop your skills. The author was a professor of apiculture at Cornell University and has kept bees for more than 50 years. Illustrated.
The Countryman Press, Woodstock, USA. Softback. 207 pages. NEW.
The fifth edition fully updated and post Varroa, the only comprehensive guide to keeping bees in New Zealand. For both commercial and amateur beekeepers.
Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2018. Hardback, no dust jacket as published. 285 pages. NEW
An overall look at bees in human culture and history, with some material on bee science and beekeeping. Nicely illustrated.
Quiller Publishing Ltd., Shrewsbury, 2014. Hardback with no dust jacket as published. 256 pages. NEW
Interesting and well illustrated celebration of bees, offering insights to their world and shows how we can support and nurture them in our environment.
Dorling Kindersley Ltd., London, 2016. Hardback, no dust jacket as published. 221 pages. NEW
The result of decades of research this remarkable and well illustrated account describes the methods of concensus building within the hive prior to swarming to find a new home.
Princeton University Press, Oxford, 2010. Hardback with dust jacket. 273 pages. NEW
A history of working horses in the New Zealand High Country based on the author's lifetime of experience working with them. Many historic photographs of famous horses. Includes the author's experience with mules while on military service in Italy during the Second World War.
AH and AW Reed, Wellington, 1974. Hardback with dust jacket. 134 pages. SECONDHAND
Published by the Farmer and Stock-Breeder agricultural journal, this is a survey of British breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs, and horses. Full page sepia photographs. Large selection of interesting trade advertisements at rear. Presentation inscription from Farmer and Stock-Breeder dated 1949.
Farmer and Stock-Breeder, London, (1949). Hardback with no dust jacket, 128 pages. SECONDHAND
How to breed, rear and train dogs for pleasure, profit and exhibition. As well as breed information there are numerous advertisements for breeders. Includes a chapter on working gun dogs.
The Hartley Printing Company, Lower Hutt (1950). Hardback. 200 pages. SECONDHAND
An illustrated guide to judging purebred dogs. Various breeds shown giving the preferred body types, builds and gaits etc.
Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, 2004. Softback. 168 pages. SECONDHAND
Exhibiting purebred dogs at dog shows. How to achieve the best results. Tricks of the trade, positioning and pacing etc.
Alpine Publications Inc., Loveland, 2002. Softback. 165 pages. SECONDHAND
Reference and guide to using genetics in dog-breeding. Gives information on desired traits, genetic disorders and breed selection.
Alpine Publications Inc., Loveland, 2002. Softback. 322 pages. SECONDHAND
Very full treatment of all aspects of dog physiology, breeds, genetics, diseases and showing dogs. THIS HEAVY BOOK will incur etxra shipping charges outside of New Zealand.
Dogwise Publishing, Wenatchee, 2014. Softback. 815 pages. SECONDHAND
Everything you need to know about breeding and caring for Koi Carp. Includes feeding and care of the pond, water filtration, showing Koi in competition etc. Second and expanded edition. THIS HEAVY book will incur extra shipping charges outside of New Zealand.
TFH publications Inc., Neptune City, 1994. Hardback with no dust jacket. 320 pages. SECONDHAND