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Smith Poultry & Game Bird Supply

Game Birds, Peafowl, Pigeon, & Wild Waterfowl Books

There is limited stock on some of the title. These titles are marked ***

10,001 Titillating Tidbits of Avian Trivia by Frank S. Todd 660 pp, pb.  To pass the time during 25 seasons spent in polar regions, Todd       scoured bird books and collected facts from fellow bird people.  Index of topics.  Fun book for the person who thinks he knows a lot about birds.  Questions appear in one section of the book and the answers appear at the end of the book.***

$10.00

Handbook of Waterfowl Identification by Frank S. Todd 104 pp, pb, color drawings & b/w illus. Contents:  description of wild species, distribution maps, weights, clutch size, incubation, fledging period.  Good identification book.

$15.00

Introduction to Quail in Captivity by G.E.S. Robbins 16 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus. Info on keeping & breeding 12 species.

$5.00

Keeping Quail 4th edition by Katie Thear 95 pp, pb b/w photos & illus.  Contents:  breeds, housing, feeding, management, breeding, rearing, practical tips.

$12.00

Modern Partridge Farming by Chris Hodgson  90 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers housing, breeding, incubation, hatching,      rearing, partridge diseases. Info. on Hungarians & French Red-Leg partridges.***

$12.00

Modern Pheasant Rearing by Len Chappell 85 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers pen construction, breeding, incubation,        hatching, rearing, & diseases. Deals with Ringnecks or True Pheasants.***

$12.00

Ornamental Pheasants for Beginners by Robert Deeley 115 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus. Inf. on various ornamental pheasants, pen construction, breeding, incubation, hatching, rearing, & diseases.*** 

$15.00

Peafowl Breeding and Management by Stromberg 88 pp, pc, c & b/w photos & illus.  Has general inf. on keeping & breeding peafowl.***

$10.00

Peacocks Past and Present by Michael Roberts 62 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers history, pen construction, breeding, incubation, hatching, rearing, & diseases.*** 

$12.00

Pheasants & Waterfowl, A Guide by Danny Brown 248 pp pb, c pict.  Covers management, housing, feeding, & breeding waterfowl & pheasants; fantastic pictures of some of the early peafowl mutations.***

$20.00

Pigeons, Doves, & Quails by Danny Brown 248 pp, pb, c pics.  Contents:  housing, general care, breeding techniques, health problems, species info ***

 

$20.00

Raising Bobwhite Quail  Clemsen University pamphlet 42 pp, pb, b/w illus.  Practical info. on raising Bobwhites for hunting preserves.***

$4.00

Swan Breeding and Management by Stromberg 95 pp, pb, b/w pict.  General inf. on the various swans & how to care for & breed them.***

$8.00

Waterfowl, A Guide to Management & Propagation by Simon Tarsnane 176 p, pb, c photos.  Covers housing, nutrition, nesting requirements, incubation, rearing, sexing, pinioning, aliments, predator control, info. on wild waterfowl species. ***

$12.00

Wildfowl at Home, A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ornamental Waterfowl by Alan Birkbeck 63 pp, pb, color photos, bw illus.  Contents: pen design, landscaping, setting up a collection, daily care, nesting requirement, compatibility chart, etc.***

$8.00

 

Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books

Some titles are out of print and when they are sold, there won’t be any more.

ABA Bantam Standard 2014 ed.  New “A Century of Excellence” edition. 305 pp, hc, color photos & b/w illus

$45.00

APA Standard of Perfection  44th ed. (2016), the latest edition     Hard cover, c plates of all standard & bantam poultry & domestic waterfowl breeds

$59.00

The Barnyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals edited by Gail Damerow Keep chickens, turkeys, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep pigs, cattle & bees.  Choose the best breeds for small-space farming.  Gather fresh eggs. Collect fresh milk, produce your own grass-fed meat, & make your own cheese.  

$18.00

Book of Geese by Dave Holderread 209 pp, pb, b/w photos, illus. Description of domestic breeds, how to breed & raise them written by a man who has bred & shown award winning geese at shows for years.

$18.00

Call Duck Breed Book by Sheraw (revised 2nd ed.) - ABA pub. 144 p, pb, app. 100 c & b/w photos, illus. Contents: history, breeding, nutrition, hatching, brooding, conditioning, selecting for shows.

$20.00

Chicken Health Handbook 1st. Edition by Gail Damerow 344 pp, pb, 76 b/w photos & illus Contents: prevention, symptoms & treatment of diseases, breeding for resistance to disease, nutrition, external & internal parasites. Reader friendly” book has 62 charts to help diagnose health problems of birds.

$12.00

Ducks & Geese at Home by Michael Roberts  55 pp, pb, bw photos, illust. & diagrams.  Guide to keeping ducks & geese for the       hobbyist.  Covers breeding, hatching, rearing, processing, exhibiting, & diseases.***

$5.00

Field Guide to Chickens by Pam Percy pb, 142 pp 60 detailed breed profiles with color pictures plus an interesting history of chickens.

$10.00

Guinea Fowl by Stromberg 92 pp, pb, b/w illus.    Covers domestic breeds and their care.***

$6.00

Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks by Gail Damerow    240 pp, pb, c photo & illus.  Contents: choosing an incubator, proper set-up & sanitary conditions, embryonic development, & brooding and caring for chicks.

$15.00

Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds by Carol Ekarius   224 pages with info about 128 birds photos of poultry, domestic waterfowl,      turkeys, guinea fowl, &  other birds. Contents:  brief breed history , description, identifying physical characteristics, and informa tion about common feather patterns makes this a must-have book.

$15.00

Introduction to Heritage Breeds by the Livestock Conservancy D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannetter Beranger, & Allison Martin. PB, 239 pp color photos. Information about saving and raising rare-breed livestock and poultry, the art and science of breeding,& choosing a heritage breed project. Breeds at a Glance section covers rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, and donkeys.***

$12.00

Keeping Chickens by Liz Wright 256 pp, pb, c photos & illus.  Contents: hints & practical advise on raising chickens,  breed information, tips on             egg collection, recipes.  Tables & charts make for easy reading.***

$10.00

Pocketful of Poultry by Carol Ekarius 6” x 4¼” book has 272 pp, pb with color photos throughout of 104 fowl. Brief info about birds includes description, size, place of origin, special qualities, chicken colors, list of  breed web site. Great for young people.

$10.00

Sexing All Fowl, Baby Chicks, & Gamebirds by Stromberg 96 pp, pc, b/w illus.  Tips on  sexing waterfowl, poultry, game birds, & cage birds. 

 

$7.95

Showing Poultry by Glenn Drowns 88 pp. pb bw illus.  Gives info about what judges look for at shows as well as cage taming, diet, care, & grooming.

$7.95

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens 3rd edition by Gail Damerow 341 pp, pb, b/w illus, photos. Contents:  best breeds for eggs or meat, caring for chicks, feeding, housing, health care, showing, egg collection & storage.

 

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks 2nd edition by Dave Holderread 320 pp, pb, b/w illus.  Description of domestic breeds & how to breed and raise them.    Color breeding chart for Muscovy Ducks & Mallard-type ducks.

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry by Leonard S. Mercia 342 pp, pc, line drawings.  Covers:  eggs & meat birds, brooding & rearing, poultry house plans,   flock health and home processing  of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, & guineas.

$10.95

Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry by Glenn Drowns 443 pp, pc, line drawings.  This new edition covers:  choosing the right chickens,  expanded breed coverage, complete daily care and feeding instructions, a 2-year cycle with chickens,  brooding & rearing, flock health, home processing; also has information on ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas & game birds.

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Turkeys by Leonard S. Mercia 199 pp, pc, illus.   Covers: selecting the right turkey, hatching & rearing poults, breeding & management, flock health, feeding, housing, processing,

$15.00

Turkeys at Home by Michael Roberts 58 p, pc, c, b/w photos, illus.  Book has info. on breeding, housing, nutrition, diseases, exhibiting, and the varieties.***

 

$10.00

ABA & APA Breed Books ABA & APA Breed Books

Baldwin’s American Breed Book of Old English & Modern Game Bantams by John P. Baldwin. 64 pp, pb, b/w illus. Types & color description; matings to obtain those colors.

$7.00

Cochin Bantams ABA 2014 Revised  98 pages, pb, color photos of varieties.  Contents:  history, descriptions & standard for the recognized varieties plus articles by noted breeders on mating, culling, markings, care, conditioning, & exhibiting.

$10.00

Cornish Bantams  ABA 2012 Revision 76 pp, pb 4 color photos Contents:  breed history, descriptions & standard for recognized varieties plus comments on breeding Cornish by various breeders.

$12.00

Modern Games   by John S. Garrett. 35 pp, pb,  b/w photos & illus.  breeding to type, conditioning, showing, the standard

$7.00

Old English Game Bantams by Dave B. Sherrill, Jr.  35 pp            pb, b/w photos. Contents:  breeding O. E. varieties & selecting birds for showing

$7.00

Old English Game Bantams As Bred & Shown in the US by Fred Jeffrey & William Richardson  126 pp, pb Must-have book covers breeding & showing OE.  Inf. on color varieties. Good color photos of many varieties bred by top breeders and their comments on breeding that variety.

$17.00

The Rosecomb Bantam APA pub. 39 pp, pb, b/w photos & illus.Types, breeding, conditioning & showing, the Rosecomb standard.

$7.00

 

Animal Books

Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle & Pigs by Carol Ekarius 319 pp., pb.  Many color photos of 163 breeds including rare heritage animals. Facts about breed’s origin, appearance, size, its best use  & other pertinent info.

$18.00

New Goat Handbook 86 pp, 25 + c photos  Contents:  care & feeding, breeding & raising healthy kids, descriptions of breeds.

$9.00

Storey’s Guide to Basic Country Skills  by John & Martha Storey.  564 p, pb, illus, charts.  How-to guide. Covers maintaining your country home, barns,   fences, gardens, composting, orchards, preserving & cooking food, butchering, etc.

 

$18.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Dairy Goats by Jerry Belanger. 288 pp, b/w photos & illus.  Inf. on feeding, housing, diseases, grooming, kidding, & milking.

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep  by Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius 389 pp., pc, illus.  Covers most breeds, feeding, housing, diseases, health care, breeding & lambing, herding dogs.

$15.00

Trap Building, Modern & Primitive by Stromberg & others,  58 pp., pb, b/w illus. Inf. & diagrams for building traps to eliminate predators.

 

$8.95