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Poultry, Waterfowl, Peafowl, Guinea Fowl & Ratite Books & Video Tapes

 

A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl by Dr. Danny Brown - Covering all aspects of caring, housing, managing, and breeding pheasants and waterfowl, this Australian Birdkeeper title is an excellent reference source. The easy-to-read text is lavishly supported with colour images throughout.

A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl

by Dr. Danny Brown

$47.95 (CAN)

Artificial Incubation and Rearing
 by Dr. Joseph Batty - A companion to <i>Natural Incubation and Rearing</i>, this book deals with the employment of incubators and artificial rearers for all types of poultry and allied birds.

Artificial Incubation and Rearing

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$19.95 (CAN)

Bantams by W.F. Entwisle - W.F. Entwisle was the leading pioneer of bantam breeding. The first book on scientific bantam breeding, this work represents his endeavors, and is an important historical record on bantam development.

Bantams

by W.F. Entwisle

$30.00 (CAN)

Bantams: A Concise Guide to the Management of Miniature Fowl by Dr. Joseph Batty - A basic, concise guide to bantam keeping that is especially suited to those just beginning in the hobby of keeping miniature fowl.

Bantams: A Concise Guide to the Management of Miniature Fowl

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$12.00 (CAN)

Bantams and Small Poultry by Dr. Joseph Batty - This modern book presents popular breeds, rare breeds, extinct breeds, and some breeds that are available in some countries but not the U.K. The breed descriptions are arranged in alphabetical order and are illustrated.

Bantams and Small Poultry

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$30.00 (CAN)

Breeds of Poultry and Their Characteristics by Dr. Joseph Batty - Covers all the major breeds of poultry in terms of the following: 1) Appearance, 2) Characteristics, 3) Productive Qualities, 4) Utility and Exhibition Faults, and 5) General Remarks. A guide to all who wish to consider which breed to keep and know what to expect in terms of productivity. Illustrations of typical birds also included in both colour and b&w.

Breeds of Poultry and Their Characteristics

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$19.95 (CAN)

Carolina & Mandarin Ducks by J. Barnes - Covers housing, breeding, feeding, management, and pinioning of Carolina and Mandarin ducks.

Carolina & Mandarin Ducks

by J. Barnes

$20.00 (CAN)

Domesticated Ducks and Geese by Dr. Joseph Batty - Ducks and geese hold a special place in the world of poultry keeping. This book covers all aspects of the keeping of these fascinating and beautiful birds. Breeding, accommodation, management, showing, and ailments are all included along with a separate chapter for each major breed of duck. The whole is competed with over 100 b&w photographs and drawings together with plates in full colour.

Domesticated Ducks and Geese

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$30.00 (CAN)

Fancy Waterfowl by F. Finn - This book deals with all the popular varieties of waterfowl, such as Mandarins, Carolinas, and similar species.

Fancy Waterfowl

by F. Finn

$22.95 (CAN)

Keeping Guinea Fowl by John Butler - A concise book on keeping, hatching, and rearing the fascinating guinea fowl.

Keeping Guinea Fowl

by John Butler

$19.95 (CAN)

Keeping Peafowl
 by James Blake - This guide to keeping peafowl in captivity covers management, hatching, and rearing.

Keeping Peafowl

by James Blake

$19.95 (CAN)

Managing Poultry for Exhibition (3rd Edition) by H. Easom Smith - In the words of the author, one of the foremost experts on exhibition poultry, this is a book for those who love their poultry. Topics relating to large poultry and bantams cover housing systems, uses for concrete, accommodation to aid prizewinning, feeding methods under modern conditions, breeding pens, conditioning birds, washing, and grooming.

Managing Poultry for Exhibition (3rd Edition)

by H. Easom Smith

$19.95 (CAN)

Natural Incubation and Rearing by Dr. Joseph Batty - A concise guide to the incubation of eggs-fowl, ducks, geese, turkeys, peafowl, and guinea fowl-through natural means.

Natural Incubation and Rearing

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$15.00 (CAN)

Old and Rare Breeds of Poultry by J. Butler - Comprehensive details of each breed supplemented with suitable drawings or photographs. Ideal for amateur or professional interest, or for conservationists to determine which breeds should be rescued before they become extinct.

Old and Rare Breeds of Poultry

by J. Butler

$19.95 (CAN)

Ostrich Farming by Dr. Joseph Batty -

Ostrich Farming

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$19.95 (CAN)

Peafowl: Their Conservation, Breeding and Management by T.P. Gardiner - Finally, a book that does justice to this fascinating group of pheasant-related birds! Tom Gardiner has ten years of experience in answering queries on peafowl in addition to performing meticulous research into all aspects of their behaviour, reproduction, and distribution.

Peafowl: Their Conservation, Breeding and Management

by T.P. Gardiner

$60.00 (CAN)

Pekin Bantams by Margaret Gregson - Because of their friendly nature, this small bantam with feathered legs and profuse plumage is easy to keep and breed. This book covers all facets of the breed, including selection, breeding, housing, brooding, feeding, and common ailments of the Pekin Bantam.

Pekin Bantams

by Margaret Gregson

$30.00 (CAN)

Pictorial Poultry Keeping by Revised by Dr. Joseph Batty - Shows step-by-step procedures for managing all types of poultry. A major feature are the photographs, which show the many and varied stages involved in keeping domestic fowl, ducks, geese, turkeys, guinea fowl, and bantams. The usual problems that arise are illustrated with possible solutions.

Pictorial Poultry Keeping

by Revised by Dr. Joseph Batty

$19.95 (CAN)

Popular Ducks, Geese and Turkeys by James Blake - An introduction to the main types and a guide to keeping ducks, geese, and turkeys.

Popular Ducks, Geese and Turkeys

by James Blake

$12.00 (CAN)

Poultry Colour Guide (Third Edition) by Dr. Joseph Batty and Charles Francis - Illustrations in colour of the standard breeds of poultry, including large fowl, bantams, domesticated ducks, geese, and turkeys, based on paintings by the Hampshire artist, Charles Francis. Each breed is described in brief terms. Information is also included concerning the evolution and origins of poultry, colour patterns, and breeding as well as a glossary of terms. This Third Edition contains additional b&w illustrations to show the points of a fowl.

Poultry Colour Guide (Third Edition)

by Dr. Joseph Batty and Charles Francis

$30.00 (CAN)

Poultry Culture for Profit (Tenth Edition) by Rev. T. W. Sturges, revised by Dr. Joseph Batty - This is the tenth edition of an interesting book that covers hobby poultry keeping for domestic poultry keepers who wish to produce eggs or table birds in the garden, backyard, or small holding. Illustrated throughout with different breeds of poultry.

Poultry Culture for Profit (Tenth Edition)

by Rev. T. W. Sturges, revised by Dr. Joseph Batty

$19.95 (CAN)

Poultry Diseases Under Modern Management (Third Edition) by Dr. C.S. Coutts - In the Third Edition of this essentially practical book, the author has revised the text as well as supplying a number of new photographs. All the major diseases are covered, together with possible treatments. This book is intended for the layman, such as the poultry farmer or fancier, and will also be of use to the veterinary surgeon who is concerned with poultry diseases.

Poultry Diseases Under Modern Management (Third Edition)

by Dr. C.S. Coutts

$48.00 (CAN)

Poultry Houses and Appliances by D.I.Y Guide - Drawings and instructions show the domestic poultry keeper how to produce suitable sheds, runs, and appliances at a reasonable cost.

Poultry Houses and Appliances

by D.I.Y Guide

$19.95 (CAN)

Poultry of the World by Loyl Stromberg - Not just another book about chickens! This beautifully produced, all-colour book offers historical facts and ancient images as well as many anecdotes about chickens and their contribution to our lives. Also details the hybrid poultry industry in the USA and worldwide. A great book full of interesting facts for any novice, fancier, breeder, or poultry enthusiast.

Poultry of the World

by Loyl Stromberg

$80.00 (CAN)

Practical Poultry Keeping (Fully Revised Ninth Edition) by Revised by Dr. Joseph Batty and other poultry experts - Covers the commercial aspects of poultry farming, including incubation, rearing, laying, and broilers. Specialist areas such as keeping geese and ducks, quail, guinea fowl, and turkeys are also included.

Practical Poultry Keeping (Fully Revised Ninth Edition)

by Revised by Dr. Joseph Batty and other poultry experts

$19.95 (CAN)

The New Incubation Book (4th Edition) by Dr. Arthur F. Anderson Brown & G.E.S. Robbins - This modern and comprehensive book on incubation and embryology covers all aspects of hatching the eggs of large fowl, ducks, geese, waterfowl, pheasants, and partridges. The structure and formation of the egg are examined, together with much other information on incubators, the embryo, brooding, and rearing. Contents: The Structure of the Egg, Formation of the Egg, Production of Sperm by the Male, Fertility, Hatchability, Development of the Chick, The Physical Conditions Needed for Successful Hatching, Incubator Techniques Hatching Failures, Brooding, and Rearing. This book is essential reading for anyone wanting to incubate eggs of any type, whether it be pheasants, waterfowl, poultry, ratites, parrots, or reptiles.

The New Incubation Book (4th Edition)

by Dr. Arthur F. Anderson Brown & G.E.S. Robbins

$29.95 (CAN)

The Sussex & Dorking Fowls
 by Dr. Joseph Batty -

The Sussex & Dorking Fowls

by Dr. Joseph Batty

$48.00 (CAN)

Understanding Indian Game: Large and Bantams (New Edition) by K.J.C. Hawkey - This is believed to be the first comprehensive book to cover the development, breeding, management, and showing of this fascinating breed of poultry. The author is a Panel A Poultry Club judge, and has made a special study of this breed that originated in Cornwall.

Understanding Indian Game: Large and Bantams (New Edition)

by K.J.C. Hawkey

$19.95 (CAN)

Understanding Modern Game: Bantams and Large (Third Edition) by Dr. Joseph Batty and J. P. Bleazard - There is renewed interest in the fascinating breed of show poultry. Photographs of top-class birds are included. Sections are included on Malays and Assels.

Understanding Modern Game: Bantams and Large (Third Edition)

by Dr. Joseph Batty and J. P. Bleazard

$19.95 (CAN)

 

 

 


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