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

View: 7627

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 Eclectus Parrots as Pet and Aviary Birds

Author: Rob Marshall,Ian Ward

Publisher: ABK Publications

ISBN: 0958726663

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 3948

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

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A Beekeeper's Guide to Rearing Queen Bees - A Collection of Articles on Breeding, Laying, Cells and Other Aspects of Queen Rearing

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447481240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 202

View: 7531

This fantastic book contains a collection of classic articles on the subject of bee keeping, focusing mainly on queens and how to rear, introduce, and breed them. Written in simple, plain language and profusely-illustrated with helpful diagrams, these carefully-selected articles will be of considerable utility to those with a practical interest in bee keeping and related subjects. Contents Include: “Queen Rearing”, “Queen And Drone Raising”, “Queen Rearing”, “Hive For Rearing Queen Bees Queen-Rearing In Nature”, “Queen-Rearing. Artificial Methods”, “Queen-Rearing On A Larger Scale”, “Rearing And Introducing Queens”, “Raising Queen Bees - How To Introduce A Queen”, 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 bee keeping.

The Reliable Pheasant Standard - The Recognized Authority. A Practical Guide on the Breeding, Rearing, Trapping, Preserving, Crossmating, Protecting, Hunting of Pheasants, Game Birds, Ornamental Land and Water Foul Birds.

Author: Ferd J. Sudow

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447497686

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 86

View: 3806

A practical guide on the culture, breeding, rearing, trapping, preserving, cross mating, protecting, stocking, hunting and propagating. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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.

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 9292

Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Drowns provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you’ll be inspired to experiment with new breeds and add diversity to your poultry operation.

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

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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: 5822

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: 256

View: 6187

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.

The Complete Guide to Bird Care

Author: David Alderton

Publisher: Howell Books

ISBN: 9780876050385

Category: Pets

Page: 112

View: 3505

This is an authoritative guide to keeping birds in the home or outdoor aviary, both for the novice and the seasoned breeder.

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

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