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Natural Incubation and Rearing: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
A concise guide to the incubation of eggs—fowl, ducks, geese, turkeys, peafowl, and guinea fowl—through natural means.
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$99.99
Domesticated Ducks & Geese: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
This is a complete Guide book to the many ducks & geese kept by poultry fanciers, smallholders & farmers. It covers breeds, accommodations, ponds, breeding, showing, ducklings for the table and many more aspects of this special division of poultry-keeping.
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$29.99
$49.99
Keeping Carolina & Mandarin Ducks: by J. Barnes (Author)
A well illustrating book throughout covering most aspects of owning Carolina and Mandarin ducks. From housing, breeding, feeding, ponds, management and more, its covered in this book.
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$29.99
A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl: Their Management, Care & Breeding: by Dr. Danny Brown (Author) - Front Cover
Author Dr. Danny Brown has produced this superlative title on pheasant and waterfowl. This informative, easy to read text is lavishly supported with beautiful color images throughout.
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$69.99
Popular Ducks, Geese and Turkeys: by James Blake
This is a great book on breeds of ducks, geese and turkeys, with advice on how to keep them.  There is also a color section showing some of the breeds of ducks and geese.
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$199.99
Natural Incubation and Rearing: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
Natural Incubation and Rearing: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author) (9781852591656)

In 111 pages, Dr. Batty a recognized expert, provides clarity and simplicity in his writings covering everything you need to know about natural incubation and rearing.

Despite scientific advances the incubation of eggs by natural means, whether by hen, duck,goose or other female bird, continues to be the most effective interms of the percentage hatched and healthy chicks. 

This book is a concise guide to how chicks may be hatched and reared.  Based on the Author's experiences over many years it shows how the best results may be obtained at economic cost. 

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 111 pages
  • Publisher: Nimrod Press Ltd (1990)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W photos and illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 185259165X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1852591656
  • Product Dimensions:  21.5 x 14.6 x 1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g

Contents:

1.  Natural Incubation
2.  Selecting Broody Hens
3.  The Breeding Pen
4.  Anatomy of the Fowl
5.  The egg
6.  Breeding and Feeding
7.  The Hatching Process
8.  Management of the Broody
9.  Ducks and Geese
10. Turkeys and Peafowl
11.  Brooding and Rearing

A concise guide to the incubation of eggs—fowl, ducks, geese, turkeys, peafowl, and guinea fowl—through natural means.
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$99.99
Domesticated Ducks & Geese: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
Domesticated Ducks & Geese: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author) (9781857360912)

Ducks and geese hold a special place in the world of poultry keeping. This book covers all aspects of the keeping of these fascinating and beautiful birds. Breeding, accommodation, management, showing, and ailments are all included along with a separate chapter for each major breed of duck. The whole is competed with over 100 b&w photographs and drawings together with plates in full color.  There is a section on the fables associated with geese, and illustrations of the breeds of ducks and geese in black and white to demonstrate show requirements, as well as color.

The usefulness of the various breeds is also covered. Many people simply do not appreciate that many ducks are the best layers in all types of poultry, and geese, which graze on grass for food, make excellent table birds with a splendid, gourmet flavor.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 232 pages
  • Publisher:  Beech Press Ltd.(1996)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations:  Color plates, B&W photos and drawings
  • ISBN-10: 1857360915 
  • ISBN-13: 9781857360912
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 15 x 2.4 cm   
  • Shipping Weight: 645 g
Breeds Included are:

Ducks: Abacot Ranger, Aylesbury, Black East Indian, Call, Campbell, Cayuga, Crested, Indian Runner, Magpie, Muscovy, Opington, Pekin and Rouen


Geees: Brecon Buff, Chinese, Embeden, Roman , Sebastopol, and Toulouse

This is a complete Guide book to the many ducks & geese kept by poultry fanciers, smallholders & farmers. It covers breeds, accommodations, ponds, breeding, showing, ducklings for the table and many more aspects of this special division of poultry-keeping.
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$29.99
$49.99
Keeping Carolina & Mandarin Ducks: by J. Barnes (Author)
Keeping Carolina & Mandarin Ducks: by J. Barnes (Author) (9781857363142)

These exotic ducks are probably the most beautiful of all species.  This book covers their natural history and explains how they are kept and managed in domesticated surroundings.  

Covers housing, breeding, feeding, management, and pinioning of Carolina and Mandarin ducks.

It is well illustrated throughout with ducks, ponds, houses and essential equipment.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 44 pages
  • Publisher: Beech Publishing House (1997)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color & B&W photos; hand illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 1857363140
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857363142
  • Product Dimensions:  29.6 x 21.6 x .6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 260 g


Contents:

1.  The Most Beautiful ducks
2.  Management
3.  Feeding
4.  Breeding
5.  Pinioningg
6.  Definitions
7.  Practical Thoughts

A well illustrating book throughout covering most aspects of owning Carolina and Mandarin ducks. From housing, breeding, feeding, ponds, management and more, its covered in this book.
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$29.99
A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl: Their Management, Care & Breeding: by Dr. Danny Brown (Author) - Front Cover
A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl: Their Management, Care & Breeding: by Dr. Danny Brown (Author) (9780958710237)

This title covers all aspects of caring, housing, managing, and breeding pheasants and waterfowl, The book is a credit to its author Dr. Danny Brown that was highly regarded for his other book, A Guide to Pigeons, Doves & Quail. This title is an excellent reference source for all.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: ABK Publications (1998)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color Photos
  • ISBN-10: 0958710236
  • ISBN-13: 978-0958710237
  • Product Dimensions: 23.7 x 16.5 x 1.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight:  599 g

Contents:

1.  Foreword
2.  About the author
3.  Acknowledgements
4.  Introduction
5.  General Management
6.  Housing
7.  Compatibility and Hybridization
8.  Restraint & Handling
9.  Flight Restriction
10. Nesting Facilities
11. Reproductive Manipulation and Sexing
12. Incubation Troubleshooting
13. Nutrition
14. Making the Most of your Avian Veterinarian
15. Choosing your Stock
16. Common Diseases and Disorders
17. Waterfowl
18. Pheasants
19. Captive Breeding Table
20. Directory of Pheasant and Waterfowl societies
21. Bibliography

Author Dr. Danny Brown has produced this superlative title on pheasant and waterfowl. This informative, easy to read text is lavishly supported with beautiful color images throughout.
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$69.99
Popular Ducks, Geese and Turkeys: by James Blake
Popular Ducks, Geese and Turkeys: by James Blake (Author) (9781857362220)

The book is likely to appeal to those who want as introduction to the world of these fascinating domesticated birds, which provide eggs or table birds for the discerning keeper.  When everything in the world goes wrong, this book can center you again, a practical guide to keeping, ducks, geese & turkeys, a worthwhile addition to your library and it's an enjoyable read.

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 48 pages    
  • Publisher: Beech Publishing House, 2nd Edition (2000)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color & B&W photos
  • ISBN-10: 1857362225
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857362220
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 14.1 x .8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 140 g

Contents:

1.  Breeds of Ducks
2.  Popular Breeds - Ducks
3.  Geese
4.  Turkeys

A Color Plate Section is also included.

This is a great book on breeds of ducks, geese and turkeys, with advice on how to keep them.  There is also a color section showing some of the breeds of ducks and geese.
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$99.99
$199.99
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