Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks

Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks

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"Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks" provides vital information for anyone wanting to keep ducks. It covers everything - choosing the right breed, including rare breeds and hybrid ducks; breeding and rearing practices; feeding; butchering; and, a comprehensive resource section for both the novice and the veteran farmer. New and Expanded features include: expanded breed section; more information on facilities for ducklings, health, and disease treatment; a compendium on marketing and record keeping; section on colour genetics; and, new information on rarer breed conservation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • Storey Publishing LLC
  • North Adams, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • photographs & illustrations throughout
  • 1603426922
  • 9781603426923
  • 70,200

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A perfect choice for many farmers, ducks produce eggs and meat efficiently, thrive in inclement weather, help control insect and snail populations, and they're also entertaining and beautiful. From selecting the breed that's right for you to rearing, housing, and caring for your birds, Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks provides essential advice and practical know-how you need to keep a thriving flock.
The revised and updated second edition includes:
*Expanded coverage of 23 domestic North American breeds
*Preview of natural and artificial incubation
*Revised and expanded guide to duck colors
*Up-to-date information on disease prevention and treatment
*Guidelines for showing
*Tips on rare breed conservation
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