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Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books

ABA Bantam Standard 2020 ed.  316 pp, hc, color photos & b/w illus  

$50.00

APA Standard of Perfection  45th ed. (2023)    Hard cover, c plates of all standard & bantam poultry & domestic waterfowl breedsAPA is discontinuing sale of the book due to printing errors.

 

An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Raising Backyard Ducks By Gail Damerow 160 pp, pp Covers breed selection, housing, feeding, health care, understanding duck behavior and egg and meat protection

$14.00

 Chicken Health Handbook by Gail Damerow 496 p, pb One-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You’ll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.

$19.00

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.

$19.00

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.

$19.00

Introduction to Heritage Breeds by D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannett Beranger, Allison Martin, and the Livestock Conservancy  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, & other livestock.

$14.00

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.*** 3 copies left

$10.00

Poultry Breeds by  Carol Ekarius is a 272 page paper back field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird’s history, physical characteristics, and common uses, with specially noted fun facts sprinkled throughout. This pocket-size, browsable guide is easy to use,

 

$10.00

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.

$8.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks 2nd edition by Dave Holderread  368, pp  pp, pc, line drawings.  Covers  breed descriptions, how to raise and breed them, Color breeding chart ffor Muscovyw and Mallard-type ducks.  Written by one of the greatest breeders of domestic waterfowl in the US.

 

 

$15.00

ABA & APA Breed Books ABA & APA Breed Books

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

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Breeding and Showing Modern Game Bantams: Making it to Champion Row. Covers everything anyone new to Modern Game Bantams that you  want to know. Includes breeding strategies, housing, feeding, training for shows, over 200 color pictures. 91 pages. 8 1/2 x 11

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

Silkies  ABA Publication 36 pp, pb, b/w photos                                      

Contents: history, standard & color of male & female by variety & other info.

$8.00

Game Birds, Peafowl, Pigeon, & Wild Waterfowl Books

These titles are limited to those on our shelves. ***

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. ***

$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.***

$10.00

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.***

$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.*** 6 copies left

$10.00

A Pocket Guide to Pigeon Watching by Rosemary Mosco  229 pp, pb c & b/w illus.  Covers: Pigeonatomy, The History of Pigeons, Domestic Pigeon Breeds, Feral Plumages and Patterns, Decoding Pigeon Behavior, and Pigeon Troubleshooting (Health issues)

$12.00

 

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

$3.00

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. ***5 copies left

$15.00

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.*** 3 copies left

 

 

$5.00