WILDINGS: THE SECRET GARDEN OF EILEEN SOPER. By Duff Hart-Davis.

WILDINGS: THE SECRET GARDEN OF EILEEN SOPER. By Duff Hart-Davis.

THE FIELD BEDSIDE BOOK. Edited by Wilson Stephens.

THE FIELD BEDSIDE BOOK. Edited by Wilson Stephens.

EXOTICS ON THE RANGE: THE TEXAS EXAMPLE. By Elizabeth Cary Mungall and William J. Sheffield.

1994 1st edition. 4to (220 x 284mm). Ppxii,266. Colour photographs, b/w maps, illustrations and charts, extensive bibliography and reference list. Light brown boards, spine titled in black.

No.16 in The Louise Lindsay Merrick Natural Environment Series. "A comprehensive guide to the management of hoofed exotics, for ranchers (who may wish to conserve rare species, may wish to sell rights for their hunting, or both) and wildlife specialists. After summarizing the development of non-native hoofed animal liviing and breeding in Texas, all eight established exotic species are characterized and 25 other animals are given to illustrate both successes and failures. Then the variety of prevailing management techniques are discussed. Of special interest is a state-of-the-art carrying capacity evaluation method simple enough for repeated use. Includes 46 color plates and an extensive listing of publications on all topics covered." Main chapter headings include:- The new trend; Case histories; Established exotics; Some experiments; Stocking; Handling techniques; Animal numbers; Health and fitness; Food quality and nutrition; Evaluating food habits studies; Hybridization; Income options; Bagging big bucks. Appendices include:- Calculating carrying capacity; Prominent parasites; Hoofed hybrids; Conversions and comparisons.
£60.00
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Book Code
17595
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Author Mungall (Elizabeth Cary) & Sheffield (William J.).
Book Code 17595
ISBN 0890963991 / 0890963991.
Book Description Very good in used and slightly faded dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1994
Publisher Texas A & M University Press
Place College Station, Texas.