logo

All books by title

Alternative Forages for Ruminants

Edited by G P F Lane and J M Wilkinson

Bovine Meat Inspection A Grist
Calf and Heifer Rearing P C Garnsworthy (Ed)

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare: An Illustrated Guide

R Blowey FRCVS

Clinical Dairy Cow Nutrition (CD)

JM Wilkinson and CE Humphreys

The Expectant Dairy Cow

J Hill and A H Andrews

Farriery: The Whole Horse Concept D W Gill
Feed Into Milk C Thomas (Ed)

The Feeding of Ruminants

E R Ørskov

Feeding the Dairy Cow

A T Chamberlain and J M Wilkinson

Footcare in Cattle: Hoof Structure and Trimming

R Blowey FRCVS

Goat Health and Welfare - A Veterinary Guide

D G Harwood MRCVS

The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

P Dunn MRCVS

Legumes for Milk and Meat

R D Sheldrick, G Newman and D J Roberts

Livestock Ethics

G Gatward

Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management

G Bromage

Maize: Producing and Feeding Maize Silage

J M Wilkinson, D M Allen and G Newman

Managing Gut Health T Steiner

Mastitis Control in Dairy Herds

R Blowey FRCVS and P Edmonson FRCVS

Meat Plant Operations

J F Gracey

Methane

A R Moss

Mycotoxin Blue Book D Diaz (ed)
Niche and Organic Chicken Products Edited by S Gordon and D Charles
Nutritional and Digestive Disorders of Poultry S M Shane
Nutritional Physiology of the Horse Edited by J Hill and A Ellis

Organic Grassland

J Newton

Organic Livestock Farming

Edited by D Younie and J M Wilkinson

Ovine Meat Inspection A Grist
Pig Environment Problems Edited by P Smith and H Crabtree
Pig Production J Gadd
Pig Production Problems J Gadd
Porcine Meat Inspection A Grist
Poultry Environment Problems Edited by A Walker and D Charles
Poultry Inspection A Grist
Rationing Beef Cattle D Allen
Redefining Mineral Nutrition Edited by L Tucker and J Pickard
Rumen Microbiology Burk Dehority

Rationing Beef Cattle

D Allen

Selenium in Nutrition and Health P F Surai

Silage

J M Wilkinson

Simplistic Statistics

L Tucker

Sodium

C J C Phillips and P C Chiy

Suckled Calf Production

R Fuller

A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

R Blowey FRCVS

World Silage

J M Wilkinson and M I Toivonen

Return to top of page

Alternative Forages for Ruminants

Alternative Forages for Ruminants

Edited by G P F Lane and J M Wilkinson

Practical review of a wide range of forage crops including legumes, maize, whole-crop cereals, fodder beet and kale. Contributors discuss production, utilisation and economic issues involved in alternative forages. Essential for all involved in producing and using forages.

£12.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-37-9

Out of Print

Return to top of page

Bovine Meat Inspection

Bovine Meat Inspection

A Grist

Primarily designed as a sourcebook and revision guide for students undertaking examinations in red meat inspection, or other courses in which knowledge of bovine anatomy, diseases and conditions is required, this book will also be a valuable reference for qualified Official Veterinary Surgeons and Meat Inspectors within an abattoir.

£30.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-75-4

Return to top of page

Calf and Heifer Rearing

Calf and Heifer Rearing

Edited by P C Garnsworthy

This volume considers every aspect of calf rearing, from physiological principles to practical systems. Topics include physiology of growth and digestion, nutrient requirements, health and welfare, and lifetime performance. More than half the authors are from outside the UK and all are acknowledged as international experts in their field. This book is aimed at technical advisers, researchers, extension workers, veterinary practitioners, progressive farmers, academics and students.

£70.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-22-8

Return to top of page

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare: An Illustrated Guide

Cattle Lameness and Hoofcare: An Illustrated Guide

Roger Blowey FRCVS
Second Edition now available

New edition
Cattle lameness and overgrown feet are major economic and welfare problems. This book gives the reader a thorough understanding of the structure of the foot, what happens during overgrowth and how this is corrected by foot trimming. Illustrated by detailed drawings and colour photographs.

£19.95

ISBN
978-1-905523-28-3

Return to top of page

Clinical Dairy Cow Nutrition (CD)

Clinical Dairy Cow Nutrition (CD)

JM Wilkinson and CE Humphreys

Interactive guide to solving nutritional problems with dairy cattle. Included in the CD are sections on nutrition and fertility, feeding the dry cow, and on improving milk yield and composition. Aimed at farmers and veterinary surgeons. CD only.

£11.95 (incl. £1.56 VAT at 15%)

ISBN
978-0-948617-48-5
The Expectant Dairy Cow

The Expectant Dairy Cow

J Hill and A H Andrews

Authoritative and detailed guide to the health, nutrition and management of the dairy cow from conception to calving. Invaluable if you are involved in milk production.

£15.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-42-3

Return to top of page

Farriery: The Whole Horse Concept

Farriery: The Whole Horse Concept

D W Gill

This book has been written to appeal to all relevant audiences, i.e. in the tack-room, the forge and the surgery. It is easy to read and understand and above all, the book is informative and thought provoking. ..The gulf of understanding between owner, farrier and veterinary surgeon is bridged, by bringing together all interested parties to share a common pool of knowledge and understanding of natural biomechanics, technique and systems practiced.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-55-6

Return to top of page

Feed Into Milk

Feed Into Milk

Edited by C Thomas

This manual explains the background and principles involved in deriving the FiM system and provides the rationale and the equations for the prediction of intake and the calculation of the requirements and supply of energy and protein. In addition the manual recognizes that an applied feeding system is only part of the process of diet formulation and provides a series of decision support systems (DSS) to assist in building rations for dairy cows.

£35.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-26-6

Return to top of page

The Feeding of Ruminants

The Feeding of Ruminants

E R Orskov
Second Edition

From a research worker with an unrivalled reputation for giving you information of practical value. Written in an easy to read style so that you can understand both the principles of ruminant nutrition and their application in practice. An essential guide for farmers, students and teachers.

£8.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-38-6

Return to top of page

Feeding the Dairy Cow

FTDCFeeding the Dairy Cow

A T Chamberlain and J M Wilkinson

Comprehensive and best selling guide for farmers and advisers who wish to become more adept at solving nutritional problems and at devising improved diets for efficient milk production. Included is diet formulation computer program.

£23.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-32-4

Return to top of page

Footcare in Cattle: Hoof Structure and Trimming

Footcare in Cattle: Hoof Structure and Trimming

Roger Blowey FRCVS

A detailed study of the anatomy of the hoof and practical foot-trimming. In the DVD or video Roger Blowey first Uses laboratory specimens to discuss the structure of the foot, the effects of hoof overgrowth and how this contributes to cow discomfort and ailments such as sole ulcers. Roger then goes on to the farm to demonstrate hoof-trimming to a young farmer.

£15.95 (incl. £2.08 VAT at 15%)

ISBN
Video 978-0-85236-247-1
DVD 978-1-905523-54-2
More

Return to top of page

Goat Health and Welfare - A Veterinary Guide

Goat Health and Welfare - A Veterinary Guide

D G Harwood MRCVS

NEW
A comprehensive book on general goat health, welfare, behaviour and related management issues. Principal diseases and abnormalities, their causes, main diagnostic signs, treatment and prevention are described. Abnormal behaviour as an early indicator of ill-health, the importance of goat keepers establishing good working relationships with their vets, poisoning and diseases that can be transmitted between goats and man are also included in this important guide for owners, farmers and veterinary surgeons.

£19.95

ISBN
978- 1-86126-824-2

Return to top of page

The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

The Goatkeeper's Veterinary Book

P Dunn MRCVS
4th Edition

New edition
Practical and easy to use, this book is an essential aid for anyone interested in goat keeping. It contains information on the symptoms and control of all the major goat diseases of temperate climates and places particular emphasis on the prevention of illness through good husbandry. The author gives clear guidelines on when treatment can be given by the goatkeeper and when the vet should be sent for. Colour photographs illustrate how a normal kidding should proceed.

£17.95

ISBN
978-1-903366-91-8

Return to top of page

Legumes for Milk and Meat

Legumes for Milk and Meat

R D Sheldrick, G Newman and D J Roberts

Three distinguished authors have distilled the essentials for farmers on the growth and use of forage legumes for milk and meat production. A practical guide for the farmer who wishes to reduce feed costs and rely more on home-grown forage crops.

£13.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-31-7

Return to top of page

Livestock Ethics

Livestock Ethics

G Gatward

The ethical basis for different methods of husbandry is outlined and discussed in this important book. The theme is respect for the animal, which means a duty of care expressed in skilled stockmanship and responsible stewardship. Vital for all involved in farm animals and food production.

£15.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-46-1

Return to top of page

Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management

Llamas and Alpacas: A Guide to Management

G Bromage

NEW
Llamas and Alpacas - A Guide to Management contains all the basic information required in order to keep these animals successfully and provides an invaluable insight into what keeping llamas and alpacas involves in terms of resources, housing, equipment and skills. It assumes no prior knowledge of llamas and alpacas, nor the husbandry of other domesticated species, and is ideal for the uninitiated as well as being a comprehensive reference source for the established camelid keeper.

£19.95

ISBN
978-1-86126-884-6

Return to top of page

Maize: Producing and Feeding Maize Silage

Maize: Producing and Feeding Maize Silage

J M Wilkinson, D M Allen and G Newman

Important practical guide to growing, harvesting, ensiling and feeding cattle on maize silage. A must for farmers, advisers, teachers and students.

£8.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-36-2

Return to top of page

Managing Gut Health-

Managing Gut Health

T Steiner

This book highlights the most important categories of natural growth promoters: Acidifiers, probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, feed enzymes, phytogenics and immune stimulants. Particular focus is placed on their characterisation, mode of action and potential benefits in different animal species, including pigs, poultry, fish, shrimp and ruminants.

£30.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-45-7

Return to top of page

Mastitis Control in Dairy Herds

Mastitis Control in Dairy Herds

Roger Blowey FRCVS and Peter Edmonson FRCVS

A comprehensive guide to the udder and teats and how the defense mechanisms of the cow help to counteract disease, how the milking machine functions and its impact on mastitis. With chapters on the environment, summer mastitis, common teat conditions and treatment. The book gives farmers and veterinarian surgeons a thorough understanding of the causes and control of mastitis.

£24.95

ISBN
978-0-85236-314-0
Currently out of print
New edition available late 2009

Return to top of page

Meat Plant Operations

Meat Plant Operations

J F Gracey

Guide for operatives, managers, inspectors, teachers, advisers and students who wish to be fully conversant with the techniques and equipment used in meat plants. The legal and scientific issues involved in operating a meat plant to high standards of hygiene and safety are described in detail.

£18.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-34-8

Return to top of page

Methane

Methane

A R Moss

An authoritative review of global warming and the role of animals. Strategies to reduce methane production by animals are described. Important guide for those involved in environmental science, nutrition and microbiology.

£13.00

ISBN
978-0-948617-29-4

Return to top of page

Mycotoxin Blue Book

Mycotoxin Blue Book

Edited by E D Diaz

Once thought to be only a problem in tropical regions, moulds and the mycotoxins they produce have wide-ranging economic impact on animal agriculture on every continent of the globe. Mould growth robs feed nutritive value and reduces intake, which lowers efficiency. Mycotoxins, even when present at levels previously considered 'trace', have negative effects on performance and health, particularly in the context of today's more highly productive modern livestock genetics.

£55.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-19-8

Return to top of page

Niche And Organic Chicken Products

Niche And Organic Chicken Products

S Gordon and D Charles

This book describes the key recent findings in the science of extensive and organic chicken and egg production. These growing markets demand new production methods, a new approach to husbandry and the adherence to ethical and technical standards such as those laid down by the Soil Association for organic poultry farmers. Such developments require a sound understanding on the part of producers, managers and advisers, of the underlying science.

£45.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-96-7

Return to top of page

Nutritional and Digestive Disorders of Poultry

Nutritional and Digestive Disorders of Poultry

S M Shane

This text has been prepared to guide veterinarians, laboratory diagnosticians, nutritionists and students in their professional activities relating to diseases, parasites and malfunction of the digestive tract of commercial poultry. The interrelationship of intrinsic and environmental factors in the context of intensive production systems requires an appreciation of the multifactorial etiology resulting in dysfunction.

£35.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-35-8

Return to top of page

Nutritional Physiology of the Horse

Nutritional Physiology of the Horse

J Hill and A Ellis

Nutrition is an essential part of daily management of horses. It affects health, welfare and performance. In natural surroundings the horse would spend up to 65% of time foraging for food. The digestive system reflects this behavioural process. Whilst recent advances in equine nutrition have improved our knowledge of how to optimise the feeding of horses under different physiological challenges, this book tries to incorporate the interaction between nutritional and behavioural requirements.

£45.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-46-2

Return to top of page

Organic Cereals and Pulses

Organic Cereals and Pulses

OUT OF PRINT

Edited by D Younie, B R Taylor, J P Welsh and J M Wilkinson

Guide to producing and marketing grain crops to organic standards. Varieties, crop rotations and weed control guidelines, together with practical organic farm case studies are included in this important and timely technical review. Vital for all involved in organic food production.

£16.50

 

Return to top of page

Organic Grassland

Organic Grassland

J Newton

Unique guide written by a recognised authority on the subject. Grass is the most important feed for cattle and sheep. The central theme is that organic grassland can be a productive source of nutrients for livestock provided it is managed correctly. Essential for organic farmers and for those converting to organic systems of production.

£13.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-28-7

Return to top of page

Organic Livestock Farming

Organic Livestock Farming

Edited by D Younie and J M Wilkinson

Detailed practical guide to the successful production and marketing of organic milk and meat. Essential technical information for farmers, advisers, teachers and students.

£16.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-45-4

Return to top of page

Ovine Meat Inspection

Ovine Meat Inspection

A Grist

The full colour photographs make this an invaluable tool for all those for whom knowledge of sheep anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also lamb producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£30.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-38-9

Return to top of page

Pig Environment Problems

Pig Environment Problems

P Smith and H Crabtree

Although a technical publication, this is written for students and professionals who want to understand and enjoy pigs and enhance pig comfort. It aims to help both pig people and engineers obtain a better grasp of the key components of the pig environment and establish some common ground. It nurtures an attitude of continuous improvement that will not only better the lot of pigs and pig people but also increase the likelihood of improved consumer satisfaction and sustained profitability.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-18-9

Return to top of page

Pig Production

Pig Production

J Gadd

Full of practical advice this unusual and innovative book discusses in depth as many as 50 subjects which, for understandable reasons, may not have been adequately covered by the 35 pig textbooks in the author's reference library. Five sections deal with pig business management; minimizing disease; new developments in current and future pig production; ideas which maximize profit; and 14 subjects written specifically for the stockperson/pig technician.

£37.50

ISBN
978-1-904761-21-1

Return to top of page

Pig Production Problems

Pig Production Problems

J Gadd

Solving problems on pig farms doesn't get any easier with the passage of time. This is an intensely practical book which deals with pig production problems all over the world. As well as compiling a series of checklists, the author provides the reasons why the actions should be considered and, where available, gives the back-up evidence from trial work. Equally important are the econometrics (cost-effectiveness) of the advice given - the author is a pioneer in this field.

£65.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-34-9

Return to top of page

Porcine Meat Inspection

Porcine Meat Inspection

A Grist

The fourth in the highly acclaimed series of Meat Inspection Handbooks. The full colour photographs make this another invaluable tool for all those for whom knowledge of porcine anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-46-4

Return to top of page

Poultry Environment Problems

Poultry Environment Problems

D Charles and A Walker

Practical housing and equipment aims to provide for birds' biological, economic and welfare needs. Using the scientific principles behind the biological responses of poultry to their environment, many of the needs and responses discussed in this book are applicable to indoor and free range systems.

£20.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-97-4

Return to top of page

Poultry Inspection - Anatomy & Physiology

Poultry Inspection - Anatomy & Physiology

A Grist

The full colour photographs make this an invaluable tool for all those for whom a knowledge of poultry anatomy, diseases and other conditions is required, including veterinary surgeons and meat inspectors within the abattoir, and also poultry producers who will be receiving condemnation data from these establishments.

£40.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-53-2

Return to top of page

Rationing Beef Cattle Second Edition

Rationing Beef Cattle

D Allen

Second Edition
Best-selling guide to the nutritional requirements of beef cattle. Also included are guidelines to help improve performance on beef units together with an easy to use method for calculating rations. Valuable for farmers, advisers, teachers and students.

£8.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-44-7
 

Return to top of page

Redefining Mineral Nutrition

Redefining Mineral Nutrition

Edited by L Tucker and J Pickard

Featuring papers from some of the world's leading authorities, the aim of this volume is to re-examine the current status of mineral recommendations and to look at how minerals are applied in feeds for poultry, pigs and ruminants. Re-Defining Mineral Nutrition is aimed at nutritionists and animal producers as well as students and researchers studying animal and applied biological sciences.

£45.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-30-3

Return to top of page

Rumen Microbiology

Rumen Microbiology

B A Dehority

This book offers an introduction to the microbes and microbial activity of the rumen. It offers an in-depth description of rumen bacteria, protozoa and fungi. Information is given on microbial concentrations and those factors which control or influence their numbers in the rumen. Both the synergism and negative effects resulting from microbial interactions are discussed.

£45.00

ISBN
978-1-897676-99-8

Return to top of page

Alternative Forages for Ruminants

Selenium In Nutrition And Health

P F Surai

This book provides information about selenium as an important part of integrated antioxidant systems in animal and human bodies responsible for maintaining health. It contains practical advice in relation to effective usage of selenium supplements, including optimal forms and doses. It also combines fundamental information on selenium biochemistry and metabolism. It also presents the most recent findings, unresolved puzzles and future directions for selenium research.

£75.00

ISBN
978-1-904761-16-7

Return to top of page

Silage

Silage

J M Wilkinson

Comprehensive, fully-illustrated, practical guide to making and using silage. Written for farmers, advisers, teachers and students who wish to know more about how different crops are preserved as silage. Included are sections on grasses and legumes, maize and whole-crop cereals, problems with silage and using silage in diets for cattle, sheep and horses.

£23.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-50-8

Return to top of page

Simplistic Statistics

Simplistic Statistics

L Tucker

Basic guide to the statistical analysis of biological data. Written by an animal nutritionist with experience in research and commerce, the guide is designed to be understandable, practical and useful to the non-mathematician. This guide will help students, teachers of biological sciences and advisers.

£5.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-43-0

Return to top of page

Sodium

Sodium

C J C Phillips and P C Chiy

Sodium is an essential element yet its role is often under-estimated. The comprehensive review brings together new and established research research information on sodium in soils, plants and farm livestock. The economic consequences of soil salination are also discussed. Important reference for research workers, teachers and students

£27.50

ISBN
978-0-948617-30-0

Return to top of page

Suckled Calf Production

Suckled Calf Production

R Fuller

Second Edition
Important best-selling guide on how to manage suckler cows and their calves. Based on the practical experience of the author the guide covers breeding, calving, grazing, herd sires, nutrition of cows and bulls and keeping calves healthy.

£14.95

ISBN
978-0-948617-40-9

Return to top of page

A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

A Veterinary Book for Dairy Farmers

Roger Blowey FRCVS

3rd Edition
Third edition of the standard text for dairy farmers and veterinary surgeons. The purpose of the book is to enable the dairy farmer, beef producer and calf rearer to keep their stock healthy and productive. The emphasis is on the causes of disease and their control by management and stockmanship, so preventive medicine features prominently.

£34.95

ISBN
978-0-85236-499-4

Return to top of page

World Silage

World Silage

J M Wilkinson and M I Toivonen

Detailed descriptions of silage production around the world, including estimates of quantities of silage and hay produced in different countries. Key, unique information for all involved in marketing, policy development and resource use.

£125.00

ISBN
978-0-948617-49-2

Return to top of page