Organic Farming - Livestock

Organic Farming - Livestock

The third book in the organic farming series shows how to produce livestock using organic faming methods, with particular emphasis on sheep and wool.  Published in 2000, this book is 90 A4 pages (black and white). 

Table of contents:

  • Organic livestock
  • Animal welfare
  • Parasite problems for ruminants - sheep, cattle, goats and deer:
  • Internal parasites
  • Developing a worm resistant mob
  • The importance of nutrition
  • Dung beetles and other allies
  • The importance of planning
  • Some myths of 'clean' grazing
  • Quarantine paddocks 
  • Buying in and selecting stock 
  • Monitoring your stock 
  • Sheep:
  • Sheep resistance to worms
  • Barbers Pole worms
  • Liver fluke
  • Flystrike
  • Body lice
  • Footrot
  • Monitoring parasite seed in sheep dung
  • Managing the animals you want to test for genetic purposes
  • Farming compost worms
  • Compost worm beds
  • Feeding
  • Reproduction
  • How many compost worms?
  • Diseases and pests
  • Maintenance of beds
  • Harvesting
  • What the farmers say
  • 10 case studies: vealers, beef, deer, prime lamb, broadacre mised farming, pigs, dairy and yoghurt, poultry - meat and eggs, worms.
  • Useful contacts.

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