Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks

Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks

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by Dave Holderread
     
 

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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 knowSee more details below

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781603427456
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/19/2011
Series:
Storey's Guide to Raising
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
250,441
File size:
9 MB

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