Incubation

A Guide to Hatching and Rearing

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780906137253

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

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Practical Quail-keeping

Author: Sarah Barratt,Martin Barratt

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

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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.
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A Guide to Eclectus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds

Author: Rob Marshall,Ian Ward

Publisher: ABK Publications

ISBN: 0958726663

Category: Pets

Page: 160

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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.
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A Guide to Keeping Ducks - A Collection of Articles on Housing, Breeding, Feeding, Rearing and Many Other Aspects of Duck Keeping

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 147339113X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 406

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"A Guide to Keeping Ducks" contains information on the methods and equipment of the poultry farmer. It is intended to illustrate the main aspects of duck breeding and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject. Highly recommended for modern readers with a practical interest in poultry keeping for pleasure or for profit. Contents include: “Domestic Geese And Ducks - Paul Ives”, “The Aylesbury Duck”, “Ducks And Duck Breeding - Charles Roscoe”, “Feeding For Egg Production”, “Ducks Breeding Rearing And Management - Reginald Appleyard”, “Housing Adult Stock”, “Ducks Geese And Turkeys - L C Turnill”, “Housing The Duck”, “Natural And Artificial Duck Culture - James Rankin”, 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.
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Artificial Incubation of Eggs

'Thrashed Out' Theoretically, Practically and Historically

Author: C. O. Cashmore

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548170882

Category:

Page: 60

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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.
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Hand-Rearing Birds

Author: Laurie J. Gage,Rebecca S. Duerr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470376309

Category: Medical

Page: 456

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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.
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