Author: Matthew M. Vriends,Tommy Erskine
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
More than 150 titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series offer basic advice and instruction on housing, feeding, protection against disease and parasites, and caring for pets of every imaginable kind. All books are heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art. Here is everything bird fanciers need to know about keeping pigeons, including feeding, housing, protection against parasites, general health care, and breeding. There is also information on various members of the pigeon family, and on breeding pigeons for racing.
Author: Tammy Gagne
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Racing pigeons are also called homing pigeons because they can return home from almost anywhere. Find out what it’s like to race these pigeons, and how much care and training they need from you. Discover how long these colorful birds have been helping humans deliver messages, and find out about the pigeon war hero G.I. Joe. Do you have what it takes to become a pigeon fancier? Can you convince your parents that you do?
Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans
Author: Carol Ekarius
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Category: Technology & Engineering
More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.
The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook
Author: James Yeates
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Companion Animal Care and Welfare: The UFAW Companion Animal Handbook presents a comprehensive, accessible and practical reference for all parties seeking information about the proper care of companion animals. Identifies the needs of companion animals, explains how we know these needs, and gives scientifically-backed advice on how to meet these needs Promotes the most humane treatment and best possible care of our companion animals Addresses controversial issues such as selective breeding, companion animal showing, the keeping of exotic species, and the international pet trade Covers the husbandry and care of all major companion animal species, including mammals, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians
The Original Manual for Living off the Land & Doing It Yourself
Author: Carla Emery
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Category: House & Home
From craft culture to survivalists, preppers, homesteaders, urban farmers, and everyone in between there is a desire for a simpler way of life—a healthier, greener, more self-sustaining and holistic approach to modern life. The knowledge you need to survive and thrive off the grid is at your fingertips in The Encyclopedia of Country Living, the best-selling resource for the homesteading movement. With its origins in the back-to-the-land effort of the late 1960s, Carla Emery’s landmark book has grown into a comprehensive guide to building your sustainable country escape haven, while lowering your carbon footprint in the process. The 40th anniversary edition offers up-to-date and detailed information on the fundamentals of topics like homegrown food; raising chickens, goats, and pigs; beekeeping; food preservation; mail-order supply sourcing; foraging; and much, much more (even how to deliver a baby)—everything you need to lead a self-sufficient lifestyle in the 21st century. Basic, thorough, and reliable, this book deserves a place in urban and rural homes alike. Table of Contents 1 Oddments 2 Introduction to Plants 3 Grasses, Grains & Canes 4 Garden Vegetables 5 Herbs & Flavorings 6 Tree, Vine, Bush & Bramble 7 Food Preservation 8 Introduction to Animals 9 Poultry 10 Goats, Cows & Home Dairying 11 Bee, Rabbit, Sheep & Pig 12 Appendix
Author: Arthur James Wells
Category: English literature
Author: Albert John Walford,Library Association
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.
Author: Lesa Longley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout
Author: Peter H. Beynon,John Eric Cooper,British Small Animal Veterinary Association
Publisher: Iowa State Pr
Everything about Housing, Health, Nutrition, and Breeding
Author: Gayle Soucek
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
"With a special chapter: Understanding doves"--Cover.
Author: Thomas Haupt
Publisher: GRÄFE UND UNZER Verlag GmbH
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Ob in der klassischen Wildfarbe Grau, in leuchtendem Gelb oder zart geperlt, Nymphensittiche gibt es in vielen ansprechenden Farbschlägen. Egal, für welches Outfit man sich entscheidet, unter dem Federkleid steckt ein lebhafter, neugieriger und fröhlicher Geselle, der viel Zuwendung braucht – ob von einem Artgenossen oder "seinem" Menschen. Wer sich intensiv mit diesen Vögeln beschäftigt, wird von deren Intelligenz verblüfft sein und viel Freude an ihnen haben. Dieser GU Tierratgeber bietet alle wichtigen Informationen, um den Nymphensittichen ein artgerechtes und abwechslungs-reiches Leben bieten zu können.
Author: Linda L. Homa,Ann L. Schreck,Maureen Hoebener
Publisher: Brodart Co
Category: Children's literature
Author: Patrick Süskind
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
In fünf Monaten wird der Wachmann einer Pariser Bank, der als einzigen Nutzen seiner Tätigkeit das Öffnen des Tores vor dem Direktionswagen erkannt hat, das Eigentum an seiner kleinen Mansarde endgültig erworben haben, wird ein weiterer Markstein seines Lebensplanes gesetzt sein. Doch dieser fatalistische Ablauf wird an einem heißen Freitagmorgen im August 1984 jäh vom Erscheinen einer Taube in Frage gestellt.
Everything about Purchase, Housing, Care, Nutrition, Breeding, and Diseases : with a Special Chapter on Understanding Doves
Author: Matthew M. Vriends
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Traces the history of doves, discusses their care requirements, and includes information on common health problems