Other Resources


Reference
Beef Agskills - A practical guide to farm skills
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Contact
Locked Bag 21, Orange, NSW, 2800
02 6391 3100
www.dpi.nsw.gov.au
Format:
Book     Cost: Yes      Publishing Date: 2005     
ISBN: 0731305876
Comment:
A basic guide to some of the skills and practices of beef production. Topics include; animal welfare, safety precautions, castrating and dehorning calves, and individual identification of livestock. Other Agskills publications also available; sheep, beef, horse, bee, dairy, pig, tractor, ATV, goat and farm.
Website:

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/aboutus/resources/bookshop/beef-agskills-book

 


Reference
Environmental Management on the Urban Fringe: Horse properties on the rural urban fringe
Agency:
New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage
Contact:
PO Box A290, Sydney South, NSW, 1232
1300 361 967
info@environment.nsw.gov.au
Format:
PDF/ Book     Cost: No      Publishing Date: 2004 ISBN: 1741370787
Comment:
Provides information on protecting and improving the natural environment on and around horse properties and gives practical advice on caring for horses and minimising environmental impacts on properties with horses. 
 
Download:
Environmental Management on the Urban Fringe:
Horse properties on the rural urban fringe
(PDF 800KB)
 
Website:

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/
resources/stormwater/usp/horse0489.pdf
(PDF 800KB)

 

  
   
Planning your Property
Veterinarian
Local Rural Suppliers
Stock and Stock Agents
NSW Department of Primary Industries
Livestock Health and Pest Authoritites
Local Council
 
 
 

 


Reference :
Keeping a cow by J. Wilson
Agency:
Acres Australia
Contact :

PO Box 1822
Noosaville BC  Qld  4566
AUSTRALIA
www.acreaaustralia.com.au

Format:
Book     Cost: Yes      Publishing Date: 2001      ISBN: 0731305523
Comment:
Provides information for keeping a cow on small properties, including cattle production and calf rearing, milk production and milking, and animal health.
Website:

http://www.acresaustralia.com.au/bookstore/prod14.htm

 


Reference :
Livestock flood refuge mounds PrimeFact 961 (2009)
Agency:
New South Wales Department of Primary Industries
Contact :

NSW DPI, Locked Bag 21, Orange NSW 2800
1800 808 095 nsw.agriculture@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Format:
PDF
Comment:

This Primefact can help local councils to assess Development Application (DA) for a flood refuge mound for livestock.The guideline can also help applicants, developers and consultants to design effective flood refuge mounds.  The issues and checklist are relevant to small and large rural holdings on coastal floodplains.

Download
Livestock Flood Refuge Mounds (PDF 961KB)
Website:
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture/emergency
/flood/refuge-mounds

 

 


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