A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl: Their Management, Care and Breeding (A Guide to)

A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl: Their Management, Care and Breeding (A Guide to)

By: Danny Brown (author)Paperback

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Author of the highly regarded 'A Guide to Pigeons, Doves & Quail , Dr Danny Brown has produced this new title on pheasants and waterfowl. The informative, easy-to-read text is lavishly supported with beautiful colour images throughout. Covering all aspects of caring, housing, management and breeding of these unique birds, this title is an ideal reference source. Contents include: general management, housing, compatibility and hybridisation, restraint and handling, flight restriction, nesting facilities, reproductive manipulation and sexing, incubation troubleshooting, nutrition, making the most of your avian veterinarian, choosing your stock, common diseases and disorders, administration of medications.

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About Author

Dr Danny Brown is a reptile breeder and veterinarian from Queensland. Danny has maintained and bred over 170 species of Australian lizards. His special passion is geckos, although he still maintains some pygopods and skinks. Danny also has an interest in native finches, softbills and waterfowl, native invertebrates and Asian longtail chicken breeds and he has a collection of over 1000 animals under his care.

Contents

General Management, Housing, Compatibility and Hybridisation, Restraint and Handling, Flight Restriction, Nesting Facilities, Reproductive Manipulation and Sexing, Incubation Troubleshooting, Nutrition, Making the Most of your Avian Veterinarian, Choosing your Stock, Common Diseases and Disorders, Administration of Medications. Species include Waterfowl: Magpie Goose, Black Swan, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Cape Barren Goose, Grass Whistling Duck, Water Whistling Duck, Burdekin Duck, Ruddy Shelduck, Australian Shelduck, New Zealand Shelduck, Egyptian Goose, Grey Teal, Chestnut Teal, Pacific Black Duck, Australasian Shoveler, Pink-eared Duck, Freckled Duck, Australian Wood Duck, Green Pygmy-goose, White Pygmy-goose, Mandarin Duck, Carolina Duck, White-eyed Duck, New Zealand Scaup, Australian Blue-billed Duck, Musk Duck. Pheasants: Silver Pheasant, Swinhoe's Pheasant, Siamese Fireback Pheasant, Nepal Kalij Pheasant, Golden Pheasant, Lady Amherst's Pheasant, Reeve's Pheasant, Ring-necked Pheasant, Red Junglefowl, Blue Peafowl, Green Peafowl, Guineafowl, Chukar Partridge.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780958710237
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780958710237
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 0958710236

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