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The Gouldian Finch: by Stewart Evans (Author) & Mike Fidler (Author)

This authoritative work gives complete coverage of all aspects of Gouldian Finch keeping with special emphasis on breeding, feeding, fostering, color mutations, acclimatizing new stock, diseases and behavior patterns. 
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As the Gouldian Finch has become domesticated its popularity among aviculturists throughout the world has grown at a tremendous pace.  It is now probably more widely kept and bred than the Zebra Finch, yet there have been, until now, no up-to-date and comprehensive text on keeping and breeding these colorful birds.  This book covers all aspects of this beautiful bird.

Note:  Pages throughout this book are yellowed due to age.  

Product details

  • Condition: New
  • Hardcover: 144 pages with dust jacket
  • Publisher: Silvio Mattacchione & Co.(1990)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: Color photographs; B&W drawings and charts
  • ISBN-10: 1895270030                                  
  • ISBN-13: 978-1895270037
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 14.5 x 1.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 307 g

Contents:

i.   Preface
ii.  
Picture Credits
iii. 
Index
1.  Gould's Finch
2.  Northern Australia - The Natural Habitat
3.  Life Under Natural Conditions
4.  History of the Gouldian Finch in Captivity
5.  Housing
6.  
Purchasing, Transporting and Acclimating Birds
7.  
Nutrition
8.  
Cage Breeding
9.  
Colony Breeding
10. Bengalese Finches as Foster Parents
11. Genetics
12. Selective Breeding
13.
 Mutations 

14. Diseases and Related Problems
15. Development of the Gouldian Finch in Captivity
16. Exhibiting


  • Availability: In Stock
  • Model: 9781895270037
  • Manufacturer: Silvio Mattacchione & Co.