Practical Quail-keeping

Author: Sarah Barratt,Martin Barratt

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975240

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 112

View: 3497

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.

Keeping Quail

A Guide to Domestic and Commercial Management

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Broad Leys Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9780906137383

Category: Quails

Page: 95

View: 9471

Raising Coturnix Quail for Meat and Eggs

the easy way

Author: Torie Glover

Publisher: Torie Glover


Category: House & Home

Page: 16

View: 633

An easy beginner's guide to raising Coturnix quail for food. This short guide contains information on housing, feeding, breeding, and incubating these small quail.

Wisdom for Hen Keepers

500 tips for keeping chickens

Author: Chris Graham

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1472915291

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 6659

A comprehensive collection of 500 tips written by poultry expert Chris Graham covers all aspects of keeping chickens including: Becoming a Hen Keeper; Housing and Equipment; Choosing Chickens; Feeding Chickens; Eggs and Meat; Flock Needs; Breeding and Showing; and, Ailments. The tips are grouped logically so that novices can build their knowledge gradually, while old hands might prefer to dip in and out at random or use the index to refer to specific topics. The tips are also accompanied by simple annotated diagrams where required. Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned linocut prints by award-winning printmaker Melvyn Evans, Wisdom for Henkeeping is an ideal companion for newcomers to henkeeping, and also a perfect gift for more experienced poultry keepers.

Quail Getting Started Second Edition

Author: Carole West

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781515267379


Page: 90

View: 1081

Carole West Founder of Garden Up Green Shows you how to get started raising quail on the ground in a protected, natural environment. This book includes Building plans for mobile housing and stationary coop options. Discover breeds, raising from chicks, diet, disease prevention, business opportunities and much more. A Checklist and Note pages have been included to keep from skipping steps. Use this book for a positive quail experience. This book is for beginners interested in establishing their own flock for the benefits of eggs, meat, enjoyment and release.

Backyard Quail

Author: Kate Buchanan


ISBN: 1471644979


Page: 64

View: 9638

Quail make delightful pets. They are small, easy to keep, full of character and lay the most delicious eggs. Coturnix includes such breed as the Japanese, the Italian and the Tuxedo Quail. This guide is full of information on feeding, housing and looking after quail. There are also chapters on the history of quail keeping and legal issues such as selling surplus eggs. It provides helpful tips, illustrations and breeding record checklists. It has all the information needed to successfully create and maintain a covey of these interesting birds.

Quail Farming for Beginners

Everything You Need to Know (Revised and Updated)

Author: Francis Okumu

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540620989


Page: 88

View: 5992

Do you want to venture into quail farming for either commercial gains, or for meeting your family's daily consumption needs of fresh eggs and delicious meat? This revised and updated edition of QUAIL FARMING FOR BEGINNERS will confidently walk you through the whole journey. With an inclusion of colorful photography (that were missing in the original edition), you will learn how to choose the right breeds, constructing/locating quails' houses, feeding, egg production and management, common causes of poor egg hatch and solutions for each case, effective ways of dealing with pests and diseases affecting quails, strategies for marketing and selling quails' products, and secure ways of saving/investing proceeds from your quail farm. Stop relying on hearsays and start your quail farming venture on the right track. This book has been carefully written for you, in a simple and straight manner, with the sole aim of arming you with the most vital and invaluable information on raising quails. Without any doubt, the contents herein will effectively lead you towards a more fulfilling undertaking.

Practical Poultry Keeping

Author: David Bland

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847979726

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 1354

Practical Poultry Keeping is a clear, in-depth guide to this topical subject that will enable anyone to keep poultry for pleasure or profit. Fully illustrated throughout with photographs and explanatory line-drawings, it includes: poultry breeds and uses; poultry housing and equipment; breeding and sexing birds; common problems with eggs; natural and artificial incubation and rearing; nutrition and diet; rearing birds for the table; effective planning, management and marketing and recognizing and preventing common diseases.

Coturnix Revolution

The Success in Keeping the Versatile Coturnix: Everything You Need to Know about the Japanese Quail

Author: Alexandra Douglas

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781482360639


Page: 410

View: 5790

Coturnix Revolution is the realization that Coturnix can provide meat and eggs inexpensively and simpler than chicken. Less space requirements and more efficient feed conversion, these birds are excellent sources of protein for the self sufficient lifestyle. This book is the most comprehensive guide to raising and keeping the Coturnix Quail and a practical guide to the most efficient quail there is. From learning about the history behind the bird to marketing your eggs and meat, Coturnix Revolution gives you a dual purpose guide for the many uses of the bird. You will learn more about this bird than what is shown on the internet and forums with scientific research such as: - Housing - Nutrition - Health - Egg biology - Reproduction - Variety - Genetics - Incubation -Hatching - Brooding - Breeding - Meat - Self Sufficiency And much more! This is the "How to Guide" to the next level!

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: Nature

Page: 160

View: 7963

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.

Raising Chickens For Dummies

Author: Kimberly Willis,Robert T. Ludlow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118982797

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 5461

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.

Practical Pheasant Rearing

Raising Pheasants

Author: Richard John Lloyd Price

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781536992199


Page: 198

View: 7874

This special re-print edition of Richard John Lloyd Price's book "Pheasant Rearing" is a treasury of information on the keeping of various types of pheasants. Written in 1888, this classic text contains well over 150 pages of practical information about Pheasants and how to breed and care for them. Chapters include The General History of the Pheasant, The Barn Door Hens, The Eggs and the Appliances Necessary to Hatch Them, Hatching Out The Eggs, The Incubator, The Rearing Field, Protection From Vermin, Moving of the Coops, Preparation of Feed For Pheasants, The Diseases of Pheasants, Proper Food For Old Birds, Misc. Remarks and A Few Words on Raising Turkeys. Also included is an interesting section on Grouse Hunting. 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 Poultry Keeping

Author: John Ivor Portsmouth

Publisher: Triplegate Limited


Category: Poultry

Page: 207

View: 6857

A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens

Author: Melissa Caughey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612124186

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 1880

Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive.

Quail Farming

Markets and Marketing Strategies

Author: F. O. Otieno

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781497347335

Category: Pets

Page: 72

View: 5604

QUAIL FARMING: Markets & Marketing Strategies.Every few decades, a book is published that changes the lives of its readers forever. This book is one of those few, whose content is bound to change the lives of its readers forever. This book is purposely written, for that Quail bird farmer who is struggling with the idea of Markets and Marketing Strategies, that he/she can employ in order to yield more profitable returns out of his/her hard earned investment in a Quail farming venture.This book has carefully been written, in an easy to understand language and style, that would not only leave its reader with more clues and answers at its end, but will equally challenge and provoke the reader into implementing some rare sales and marketing strategies, that would possibly yield more returns to any serious Quail bird farmer.Taking your time to go through this thought provoking read, is an investment that you would never regret to have taken.

Practical Game Preserving

Containing the Fullest Directions for Rearing and Preserving Both Winged and Ground Game, and Destroying Vermin; with Ther Information of Value to the Game Preserver

Author: William Carnegie

Publisher: N.A


Category: Game and game-birds

Page: 570

View: 2686

Raising Game Birds

Author: N.A

Publisher: UCANR Publications

ISBN: 1879906988


Page: N.A

View: 9347

Life on the Vine

Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit

Author: Philip D. Kenneson

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 9780830822195

Category: Religion

Page: 246

View: 5769

This book can be read on several levels: as biblical and theological study, as an inspring work on spirituality, as cultural analysis ...

The Complete Book of Raising Livestock and Poultry

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 9780330301589

Category: Animal industry

Page: 224

View: 5980

Backyard farmers interested in having a readily available source of eggs and meat are provided with nontechnical information on housing, feeding, raising and butchering chickens.