Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition: Breeds, Care, Health

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Storey Publishing, 19 gen 2011 - 336 pagine
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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. 
 

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Indice

1 Why Ducks?
1
2 External Features and Behavior
13
3 Choosing the Right Duck
23
4 Bantam Breeds
30
5 Lightweight Breeds
48
6 Mediumweight Breeds
67
7 Heavyweight Breeds
79
8 The Importance of Preserving Rare Breeds
100
12 Incubation
162
13 Rearing Ducklings
186
14 Managing Adult Ducks
215
15 Understanding Feeds
249
16 Butchering
260
17 Health and Physical Problems
268
18 Showtime
306
Appendixes
315

9 Hybrid Ducks
105
10 Understanding Duck Colors
110
11 Acquiring Stock
157
Glossary
342
Index
345
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Informazioni sull'autore (2011)

Dave Holderread, author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks, has raised ducks for nearly 50 years. He and his wife have established one of the largest genetic stocks of domestic waterfowl in the world on their farm in Oregon, and their ducks have won numerous championships at regional and national shows. Holderread teaches in vocational poultry programs throughout North America.

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