A Guide to Hatching and Rearing

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780906137253

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

View: 8831


Practical Quail-keeping

Author: Sarah Barratt,Martin Barratt

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

View: 4575

Practical Quail-keeping is a comprehensive guide for anyone who keeps quail or who is thinking about starting out. It covers all key aspects of responsible quail husbandry, and explains how to set up and equip your quail house and pens, how to care for your birds, and how to breed and raise young hatchlings through to healthy adulthood. The authors draw on their extensive experience as quail breeders to provide a unique insight into keeping these fascinating little birds. Topics covered include:Legal aspects of poultry-keeping; Feeding and watering; Protecting quail from vermin and disease; Breeding and hatching; Quail recipes. A comprehensive guide to quail-keeping that gives a unique insight into keeping these fascinating little birds, aimed at smallholders and poultry-keepers. Superbly illustrated with 140 colour photographs. Sarah and Martin Barratt are quail breeders with extensive experience.

A Guide to Eclectus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds

Author: Rob Marshall,Ian Ward

Publisher: ABK Publications

ISBN: 0958726663

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 6571

Features a comprehensive description and taxonomy details on the 10 Eclectus subspecies, including housing, feeding, breeding, incubation, and handrearing. Chapter on health and diseases written by an avian veterinarian.

Poultry Press

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 6286


The Reliable Pheasant Standard - The Recognized Authority. A Practical Guide on the Breeding, Rearing, Trapping, Preserving, Crossmating, Protecting, Hunting of Pheasants, Game Birds, Ornamental Land and Water Foul Birds.

Author: Ferd J. Sudow

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447497686

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 86

View: 581

A practical guide on the culture, breeding, rearing, trapping, preserving, cross mating, protecting, stocking, hunting and propagating. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Artificial Incubation of Eggs

'Thrashed Out' Theoretically, Practically and Historically

Author: C. O. Cashmore

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548170882


Page: 60

View: 340

This special re-print edition of James Main's book "Artificial Incubation of Eggs 'Thrashed Out'" is a complete guide to hatching eggs and raising chicks. Written in 1891, this classic text on poultry contains all basics about how hatching eggs were incubated in the late 19th century using basic incubators. Topics include The Temperature Question, The Moisture Question, Incubator Venilation, The History of Artificial Egg Incubation, Practical Questions About Artificial Incubation, Rearing Chicks, Incubators, The Rearing House and more. A truly fascinating read on hatching eggs and rearing young chicks. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 6405

Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Drowns provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you’ll be inspired to experiment with new breeds and add diversity to your poultry operation.

Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition

Breeds, Care, Health

Author: Dave Holderread

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427457

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 9319

With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behavior, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you’re about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals.

The Production of Duck Eggs - A Collection of Articles on Incubators, Hatching, Collection and Other Aspects of Egg Production

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473391148

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 58

View: 7520

This is a classic guide to incubating and brooding ducks, being a collection of carefully-selected articles dealing with such subjects as incubating, hatching, caring for young, and much more. Written with the beginner in mind, it simply explains each step of the processes with the aid of helpful diagrams, making it ideal for modern readers with a practical interest in keeping ducks or other varieties of poultry. Contents include: “Natural and Artificial Duck Culture”, “Incubators”, “Best Place for Incubators”, “Suitable Buildings”, “How to Keep Eggs for Incubation”, “How to Choose and Use Thermometers”, “How to Turn Eggs”, “Domestic Geese and Ducks”, “Ducks Breeding Rearing and Management”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on poultry farming.

Artificial Incubating and Brooding

A Complete Guide to the Successful Hatching and Rearing of Chicks by Modern Artificial Methods

Author: Homer Wesley Jackson

Publisher: N.A


Category: Incubators

Page: 119

View: 2493


Pediatrics of Common and Uncommon Species, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Exotic Animal Practice - E-Book

Author: Kristine Kuchinski Broome

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455744468

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 3968

The busy exotic animal practitioner will find this unique issue packed with useful, practical information on the exotic animal pediatrics. The majority of the issue will cover anesthesia, nutrition, chiropracty, and pediatrics in psittacines, reptiles, fish, exotic hoofstock and small mammals.

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens

How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408169983

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 2670

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens covers the 100 most familiar breeds of chickens in Europe and North America. The breed profiles are written in engaging text that covers the history of each breed, its main characteristics, and information about looking after them. Each breed has been illustrated with delightful paintings by the author. Introductory sections contain practical advice about poultry-rearing and husbandry, and outline the differences between breeds, including the pros and cons between pure breeds, hybrids, bantams, game fowl, etc., and layers or table. The foreword has been written by HRH the Prince of Wales.

A Birdkeeper's Guide to Breeding Birds

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Tetra Pr

ISBN: 9783923880720

Category: Science

Page: 118

View: 4549

Discusses aspects of breeding a variety of cage and aviary birds, from housing and compatibility to hand rearing and incubation

The Complete Guide to Bird Care

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Howell Books

ISBN: 9780876050385

Category: Pets

Page: 112

View: 7851

This is an authoritative guide to keeping birds in the home or outdoor aviary, both for the novice and the seasoned breeder.


Author: Thomas Christy

Publisher: N.A


Category: Eggs

Page: 95

View: 4924