A Guide to Incubation and Handraising Parrots (A Guide to)

A Guide to Incubation and Handraising Parrots (A Guide to)

By: Phil Digney (author)Paperback

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Description

Written by Western Australian aviculturist, Phil Digney, this title covers all necessary requirements needed to successfully take an egg through to a fully weaned chick. Beautifully illustrated with colour images throughout, this valuable title also includes many charts and diagrams and informative text laid out in the easy-to-read format. Contents include Incubation: artificial incubation, meet the egg!, choosing an incubator/hatcher, equipment, handling the egg, incubation, hatching details, problems and troubleshooting, egg weighing; Handraising parrots: the goal, fundamentals, brooders and brooding, formulas, feeding instruments, feeding the newly hatched, growth phase, peak/weaning phase, weaning black cockatoos, pulling chicks, troubleshooting.

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About Author

Phil Digney has had a lifelong passion for parrots, with a particular interest in endangered species. He provides a variety of services to avicultural circles including incubation/handrasing, deworming, aviary building etc. Phil is also an experienced bird taxidermist.

Contents

Incubation: Artificial Incubation, Meet the Egg!, Choosing an Incubator/Hatcher, Equipment, Handling the Egg, Incubation, Hatching Details, Problems and Troubleshooting, Egg Weighing. Handraising Parrots: The Goal, Fundamentals, Brooders and Brooding, formulas, Feeding Instruments, Feeding the Newly Hatched, Growth Phase, Peak/Weaning Phase, Weaning Black Cockatoos, Pulling Chicks, Troubleshooting.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780958710213
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 104
  • ID: 9780958710213
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 095871021X

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