Keeping Ducks & Geese

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David & Charles #ad - No quibbles returns. New. A lavish lifestyle section provides recipes for using the rich eggs, duck and goose folklore, family activities, and much more. Mint Condition. They make wonderful pets: geese act as guard dogs and ducks are a gardener? s best friend, keeping the pond free of weeds and rescuing crops from a slimy slug massacre.

With detailed information on 40 of the most popular breeds, Keeping Ducks and Geese shows how to select the right breed for you, what you need to get started and how to care for your birds so that you get the best out of them from the outset. Keeping ducks and geese can be a fascinating hobby for the whole family.

Keeping Ducks & Geese #ad - . Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon. From producing eggs for food and painting, birds for exhibition or even eating, quills for writing, ducks and geese can add a new dimension to the garden or smallholding. Guaranteed packaging.

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The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese: {Subtitle}

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New Society Publishers #ad - The modern homesteader's guide to keeping geese covers everything you need to know to raise geese, including: profiles of breeds and how to select the best one for your needs How to "imprint" goslings on a person Feeding, housing, and cold weather care Using geese for weed control, animal health, soil improvement, and as "watch-geese" Cooking with goose eggs and meat Additional coverage includes a look at the rich history of geese on farms in North America and Europe that will enhance any goose keeper's enjoyment of these intelligent and unique birds.

This practical guide is a must-have essential for the kitchen table of homesteaders, permaculturists, small farmers, and professional farmers looking to add the power of geese to their land. Providing weed control, large eggs, and acting as "security" over other animals, and entertainment, geese are the ultimate modern homesteading companion.

The Modern Homesteader's Guide to Keeping Geese: {Subtitle} #ad - Raise a gaggle of geese, the unsung heroes of the small farm While chickens preen in the spotlight, geese are the historic unsung heroes of small farms and homesteads.

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Choosing and Keeping Ducks and Geese: A Beginner's Guide to Identification, Care, and Husbandry of over 35 Species

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Tfh Pubns Inc #ad - The author, explains how to enter your purebred pet into a show, how to prepare the animal for competition, an expert on ducks and geese, and identifies some of the standards that judges may be looking for when examining these beautiful birds. The eye-catching photography provides an up-close look at these lively animals throughout the text.

Choosing and Keeping Ducks and Geese: A Beginner's Guide to Identification, Care, and Husbandry of over 35 Species #ad - Choosing and keeping ducks and geese provides a comprehensive overview of care and feeding requirements and all necessary equipment for keeping these popular and easy-to-maintain animals as pets. The all-inclusive guide provides extensive identification sections of 26 duck and 13 goose breeds and outlines how to incubate, hatch, and care for new ducklings and goslings.

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Ducks: Tending a Small-Scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit Hobby Farm

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CompanionHouse Books #ad - The health of livestock is always a major consideration for the hobby farmer, and the chapter “Flock Health and Handling” offers a mini course in disease prevention, recognizing symptoms of illnesses, proper hygiene, and dealing with common maladies. The advantages of duck farming—the superior quality of duck eggs, down, and meat--are the focal point of the final chapter “Harvesting the Rewards, ” likely the first chapter the dubious duck farmer will read prior to taking the dive into ducks.

Naturally, a manmade pond or simple duck pools, ducks need water to thrive in the form of an existing lake, all discussed in the housing chapter. The book offers advice on housing these very adaptable birds that thrive in various climates and regions throughout the world: space requirements, ventilation, feeders, flooring, and fencing.

Ducks: Tending a Small-Scale Flock for Pleasure and Profit Hobby Farm #ad - The author begins by asking “what do these water-crazy birds have that make them as much an asset to farms as landlubbing poultry?” She provides many answers that defend the virtues and versatility of ducks and argues that the duck is superior to the ubiquitous chicken in many ways. Written by hobby farmer cherie Langlois from Washington state, Ducks is a fantastic overview of these entertaining and adaptable waterfowl.

The duck diet” chapter discusses the nutritional needs of the flock and various feeding options farmers and ranchers can consider. Seasoned duck aficionados interested in getting into the business of ducklings will find much information in the breeding chapter, which catalogs methods for hatching, mama duck and baby care, incubators, and more.

The book concludes with appendices of endangered duck breeds and duck diseases, resources, a glossary of terms, and a complete index.

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Duck Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Ducks...Naturally

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St. Lynn's Press #ad - And many doctors recommend duck eggs for people allergic to chicken eggs. Steele provides an information-packed, beautifully photographed how-to for raising – and living with – happy, healthy ducks. She provides a breed chart and a selection of favorite recipes using duck eggs. Now comes “duck eggs daily, ” an equally valuable guide to raising ducks for eggs and companionship.

She examines every aspect of her ducks’ lives, including duck houses and pools, health care, duck behavior and blending ducks into a chicken flock. Author lisa steele is one of the most trusted voices in small-flock poultry keeping. While ducks can live happily with chickens, ducks are different in many important ways.

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What’s behind the fast-growing interest in raising ducks? An increasing awareness of the superior nutrition and taste of duck eggs compared to chicken eggs and a desire for a personal connection with the foods we feed our families.

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Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans

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Storey Publishing, LLC #ad - Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans #ad - 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.

More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. Birds, books, clearance, educational Books, ducks geese & Swans, other bird books, Other Birds. Used book in Good Condition.

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