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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 ***

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

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.***

$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.*** 8 copies left

$12.00

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

$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.*** 3 copies left

$5.00

 

 

Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books

ABA Bantam Standard 2014 ed.  305 pp, hc, color photos & b/w illus   A The release date for the new edition has not been announced.

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

$59.00

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

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.***4 copies left

$3.00

Field Guide to Chickens by Pam Percy pb, 142 pp 60 detailed breed profiles with color pictures plus an interesting history of chickens.**** 5 copies left.

$10.00

Guinea Fowl by Stromberg 92 pp, pb, b/w illus.         Covers domestic breeds and their care.*** 5 copies left

$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.

$18.00

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.

$18.00

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.*** 3 copies left

$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 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 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

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

 

Silkies  ABA Publication 36 pp, pb, b/w photos (wt. 8 oz.)                     

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

$8.00

Wyandotte Bantams  2018 ed. edited & updated by Matthew a Lhamon      $15.00

            pp, b/w, c pict. Contents: breed history, selecting birds for breeding pens, Wyandotte             varieties, characteristics of the true Wyandotte type.

$15.00

Animal Books

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. 3 copies left

$12.00