NZ Animal Husbandry, Poultry & Bees

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHICKENS
Esther Verhoef and Aad Rijs
ISBN9789036615921
$45.00

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


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EXHIBITION POULTRY KEEPING
David Scrivener
ISBN9781861267399
$49.95

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


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LEGHORNS, A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE BREED
L C Verrey
7102106
$75.00

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


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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CAGE AND AVIARY BIRDS
Esther Verhoef
ISBN9789036614955
$32.50

More than 250 birds described, with information on how to care for them in aviary and cage. With hundreds of colour photographs.

Rebo Publishers, Lisse, 2006. Hardback with dust jacket. 312 pages. SECONDHAND

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THE SOUTHDOWN SHEEP SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND Flockbook vol XXXI 1957
The Southdown Sheep Society of New Zealand Inc.
510260022
$30.00

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


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STOREY'S GUIDE TO RAISING DAIRY GOATS
Jerry Belanger & Sara Bredesen
ISBN9781603425803
$47.99

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.


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NATURAL BEEKEEPING
Ross Conrad
ISBN9781933392080
$45.00

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


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BEEKEEPING. Self Sufficiency
Joanna Ryde
ISBN9781847734358
$19.99

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


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BEES & HONEY FROM FLOWER TO JAR
Michael Weiler
ISBN9780863155758
$29.95

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


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THE NEW COMPLETE GUIDE TO BEEKEEPING.
Roger A. Morse.
ISBN97808815031159
$34.95

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.   


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PRACTICAL BEEKEEPING IN NEW ZEALAND
Andrew Matheson & Murray Reid
ISBN9781775593621
$49.99

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


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IN PRAISE OF BEES A Cabinet of Curiosities
Elizabeth Birchall
ISBN9781846891922
$79.99

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


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THE BEE BOOK
Alastair Laing, editor
ISBN9780241217429
$48.00

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


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HONEYBEE DEMOCRACY
Thomas D. Seeley
ISBN9780691147215
$72.00

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


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FIVE HUNDRED HORSES
Peter Newton
ISBN0589011251
$37.50

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


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BRITAIN CAN BREED IT
Edited by J P Goodwin
610260514
$30.00

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


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SHOW DOGS OF NEW ZEALAND
S H Rastall
51020161
$45.00

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


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AN EYE FOR A DOG
Robert W Cole
ISBN9781929242146
$30.00

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 


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NEW SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL SHOW DOG HANDLING
Peter Green and Mario Migliorini
ISBN9781577790204
$75.00

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


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GENETICS, AN INTRODUCTION FOR DOG BREEDERS
Jackie Isabell
ISBN1577790413
$75.00

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


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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF K-9 TERMINOLOGY
Edawrd M Gilbert Jr. and Patricia H Gilbert with illustrations by Dan Sayers
ISBN9781617811265
$75.00

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


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THE CULT OF THE KOI
Michugo Tamadachi
ISBN9781852790028
$47.50

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