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Mercury January 2014 Tasmanian Great Poo Hunt The Tassie Farm

This is not the first time Tassie has held a poo hunt. A fox dropping survey was carried out in 2008 and 2010, collecting more than 6000 scats. This time around, the 2014 hunt has cast its net further. Forty volunteers were being scooped up to search for poo belonging to feral cats and dogs, foxes and native predators such as devils and quolls. Hoping for an update, The Tassie Farm has contacted the Project Officer from the Department of Primary Industries. So, we should be reporting back to you with more Scat Facts soon. The project is funded by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre. Full story:

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Middleton-Country-Fair-The Tassie Farm
Gardening is what we love and The South Channel Gardening Club will be selling the newly-released  ‘The Importance Of Poo!’ paperbacks at The Middleton Country Fair this Saturday, 1st February.

Rain, hail or shine, The Middleton Country Fair says it will be on in any weather! About 2,000 people usually attend the one-day event. There will be over 70 stalls including crafts, antiques and collectables, wine, cider, preserves, sweets, plus bands, pony rides and sheep shearing. And of course ‘The Importance Of Poo!’ for sale with half the proceeds being donated to the Cambodian Children’s Fund.

Held at the Middleton Community Centre in McDowall Street, The Middleton Country Fair is celebrating its 23rd year. The Fair runs from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free for children and $5 for adults. Middleton rests on the glamorous sounding d’Entrecasteaux Channel about 45 minutes south of Hobart or 25 minutes north of Cygnet.

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936ABC Radio Hobart interviewed Higgledy-Piggledy Farm’s illustrator, Kerry Hodge, earlier this week. Click on the story and listen to her talk about the new sound version of ‘The importance Of Poo!’ iBook.

Radio talks about Poo

November 4, 2013

Radio 936ABC Hobart interviewed Kerry today about the Higgledy-Piggledy Farm’s new multl-touch interactive iBook called ‘The Importance Of Poo! Now with Plips and Plops’.
This funny and runny story is also educational and comes complete with a ‘Read To Me’ narrator feature; poo SFX; a Poo Matching Game; plus a short animation. Just click on the iBookstore widgets on this blog and take a peek.

There are three Higgledy-Piggledy Farm titles and they’re all available on iBookstore for just $1.99: ‘The Importance Of Poo!’, ‘Pigs Might Fly But They Can’t Lay Eggs’ and ‘The Dairy First Ice Cream Christmas’. ‘The Importance Of Poo!’ Now with Plips and Plops’ is $3.99.

Half the proceeds from all book sales will be donated to the Cambodian Children’s Fund, founded by Australian humanitarian, Scott Neeson.

Higgledy-Piggledy-Farm-Poo- Election-2013
Poo! Glorious Poo! To celebrate the launch of Higgledy-Piggledy Farm’s third book, ‘The Importance Of Poo!’, we’re dedicating the next three weeks to manure!

As you know, the V.I.P – Very Important Poo will be decided at the Higgledy-Piggledy Farm General Election on 7 September. In the meantime, we’ll be helping you discover and uncover the Poos and Don’ts of manure along with the Who’s Who of Poo Tips. If you think you know which manure is best for your garden, you can vote any time between now and Election Day (Ballot Paper -> just to the right). As Clever Hen would say, “Good cLuck! to all the candidates.”

Don’t forget, 50% of sales from all three Higgledy-Piggledy Farm children’s books will be donated to the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF). The ebooks are only $1.99 and $2.99 each. Available now on iBookstore.

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