Incubation

A Guide to Hatching and Rearing

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Diamond Farm Book Publications

ISBN: 9780906137253

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

View: 3813

Artificial Incubation of Eggs and Brooding of Chicks

A Guide to the Successful Hatching and Rearing of Chicks

Author: Homer Jackson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535546331

Category:

Page: 118

View: 8329

This special re-print edition of Homer Jackson's book "Artificial Incubation and Brooding" is a complete guide to artificially incubating poultry eggs in an incubator, as well as raising chicks. Written in 1910, chapters include Selection of Breeding Stock, the Management of Breeding Stock, The Hen's Egg and How it Is Formed, The Chick Embryo and Its Development, The Operation of Incubators, Mistakes In Incubation, Day Old Chicks, Practical Incubator Houses, The Selection of Brooding Equipment, Care of Chicks in the Brooder, Feeding Chicks In the Brooder, Brooder Houses and How To Build Them and Ailments and Diseases of Chicks. Though written a century ago, the sound advice contained in this small book will put one a step ahead when it comes to hatching and raising your own chicks, ducklings or poults. Lavishly illustrated with over historic photos, line drawings and diagrams. 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.

Practical Quail-keeping

Author: Sarah Barratt,Martin Barratt

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

View: 9894

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 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

View: 4263

"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.

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: 9164

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

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 1922

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

ISBN: N.A

Category: Incubators

Page: 119

View: 8570

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: 4225

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.

Hand-Rearing Birds

Author: Laurie J. Gage,Rebecca S. Duerr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470376309

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 702

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.

The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl

How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472906462

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 8254

With just a little land and available water, you can raise a variety of domestic fowl, from friendly ducks and characterful geese to guineafowl, dainty quail, placid turkeys or even peafowl. Illustrated with the author's charming watercolour paintings, this book is packed with practical tips on keeping domestic fowl and selecting the right breed for your circumstances. Covering 65 domestic breeds of ducks, geese, guineafowl, quail, turkeys and peafowl, the book gives an insight into the individual personalities and attributes of each kind of bird. The breed profiles are written in engaging text and include the history and place of origin, colour combinations, differences between male and female birds, the appearance of hatchlings and the numbers of eggs to expect. As well as selecting an appropriate breed, you need to consider your neighbours, the kinds of bird you can and should keep, whether you want them for eggs or as pets, and whether you want to breed them. The book offers helpful advice on all these issues and also on housing, the provision of water, feeding and the noise and impact your birds will have, as well as preventing and treating common ailments. Whether you are starting out as a smallholder, are interested in raising a few ducks or geese in a suburban or rural setting, or are simply a devotee of domestic fowl there is plenty to captivate you in this book.

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: 5246

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: 192

View: 9963

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.

Artificial Incubation of Eggs

'Thrashed Out' Theoretically, Practically and Historically

Author: C. O. Cashmore

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548170882

Category:

Page: 60

View: 2553

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.

Chicks, Hatching and Rearing

A Manual of Dependable Instruction in Incubating, Brooding, Feeding

Author: Harold Alvah Nourse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 126

View: 4636