A Guide to Hatching and Rearing

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780906137253

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

View: 3332


Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl

Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612120148

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

View: 7811

Gail Damerow shows you how to incubate, hatch, and brood baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets. With advice on everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder, this comprehensive guide also covers issues like embryo development, panting chicks, and a variety of common birth defects. Whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred, you’ll find all the information you need to make your poultry-raising operation a success.

Chick Days

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatching to Laying

Author: Jenna Woginrich

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427430

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

View: 8982

Jenna Woginrich chronicles the life journey of three chickens (Amelia, Honey, and Tilda) from fluffy, newly hatched bundles to grown hens laying eggs of their own. As you watch these chickens grow, you’ll learn everything you need to know about chicken behavior, feeding, housing, and health care. This playfully informative guide will inspire you to confidently raise your own feathered flock.

Keeping Quail

A Guide to Domestic and Commercial Management

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Broad Leys Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9780906137383

Category: Quails

Page: 95

View: 4428


Incubation of Reptile Eggs

Basics, Guidelines, Experiences

Author: Gunther Köhler,Bernd Eidenmüller

Publisher: N.A


Category: Science

Page: 214

View: 9981

Over eighty percent of living reptiles reproduce by laying eggs. Many reptile species are threatened by extinction and captive breeding programs are one way to prevent their complete disappearance. Correct incubation of the eggs is a critical step in the captive breeding process. This book brings together the available information and experiences on reptile egg incubation from numerous experts and provides a comprehensive description of reptile egg morphology, reptile embryo physiology and development, incubation techniques, solutions for problems with incubation, and details to assure the successful incubation of the eggs of most reptile species.

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: 1679

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: 1506


Hand-feeding and Raising Baby Birds

Breeding, Hand-feeding, Care, and Management

Author: Matthew M. Vriends

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: 9780812095814

Category: Pets

Page: 152

View: 6058

Provides information on natural and artificial incubation, feeding, proper nutrition, hand-feeding, and health problems faced by baby birds

The New Incubation Book

Author: A. F. Anderson Brown,G. E. S. Robbins

Publisher: Surrey, B.C. : Hancock House Publishers

ISBN: 9780888395276

Category: Nature

Page: 252

View: 8028

Revised and updated version of Dr. Arthur Anderson Brown's original highly acclaimed book - THE INCUBATION BOOK.


Hand Feeding and Nursery Management

Author: Howard Voren,Rick Jordan

Publisher: Pickering, Ont. : Silvio Mattacchione

ISBN: 9781895270105

Category: Pets

Page: 202

View: 3435


Hand-Rearing Birds

Author: Laurie J. Gage,Rebecca S. Duerr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470376309

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 4565

Hand-Rearing Birds will provide the reader with a guide to the best methods of hand rearing all major species of birds. The book is broken into two sections. The first section covers standard hand raising methods and equipment, while the second provides individual chapters devoted to many major avian species. This book will be an invaluable reference for shelter veterinarians, zoo veterinarians, avian veterinarians, aviculturists, bird enthusiasts, and conservationists alike.

Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition

Breeds, Care, Health

Author: Dave Holderread

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426922

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 9092

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 Joy of Keeping Chickens

The Ultimate Guide to Raising Poultry for Fun Or Profit

Author: Jennifer Megyesi

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393133

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 1215

The most comprehensive full-color chicken book available.

Artificial Incubation of Eggs

'Thrashed Out' Theoretically, Practically and Historically

Author: C. O. Cashmore

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548170882


Page: 60

View: 2926

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.