Organic Farming: Livestock
Shows how to produce livestock using organic faming methods, with particular emphasis on sheep and wool.
The third book in the organic farming series shows how to produce livestock using organic faming methods, with particular emphasis on sheep and wool.
DetailsPaperback | June 2008 | $ 34.00
ISBN: 9780731306145 | 90 pages
Publisher: NSW Department of Primary Industries
Parasite problems for ruminants - sheep, cattle, goats and deer
Developing a worm resistant mob
The importance of nutrition
Dung beetles and other allies
The importance of planning
Some myths of 'clean' grazing
Buying in and selecting stock
Monitoring your stock
Sheep resistance to worms
Barbers Pole worms
Footrot Monitoring parasite seed in sheep dung
Managing the animals you want to test for genetic purposes
Farming compost worms
Compost worm beds
How many compost worms?
Diseases and pests
Maintenance of beds
What the farmers say
10 case studies: vealers, beef, deer, prime lamb, broadacre mised farming, pigs, dairy and yoghurt, poultry - meat and eggs, worms.