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Title: Barron's home farm handbook
Author: Peter Ford
Published: Hauppauge, New York : Barrons Educational Series , 2000 1st ed.

Summary: An illustrated guide to keeping livestock in your yard or on a larger plot of land. There are chapters on chickens, ducks, geese, goats and bees, providing information on specific breeds, animal care instructions on a daily and seasonal basis, health maintenance, disease prevention and animal products.

ISBN: 0764152122
Call Number: 70 FOR
Subjects: Beekeeping , Chickens , Ducks , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy

Title: Diseases of free-range poultry : including hens, ducks, geese, turkeys,pheasants, guinea fowl, quail, and wild waterfowl
Author: Victoria Roberts
Contributors: Foreward by John Cooper
Published: Cotton, Stowmarket, Suffolk, UK : Whittet Books Ltd. , c2000

Summary: Even free-range poultry can suffer from disease. This book instructs on how to watch for signs of diseases and problems,gives a listing of some common problems and diseases, and discusses good management practices. A chart of common disorders allows you to discover from the symptoms what may be affecting your birds.

ISBN: 1873580533
Call Number: 74.112 ROB
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Chickens, parasites , Ducks , Geese , Guinea fowl , Livestock, diseases , Pheasants , Poultry, pastured , Quail , Turkeys

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Practical poultry keeping
Contributors: Compiled by the advisory staff of Poultry World
Published: London, U.K. : Poultry World, Ltd. , [1946] 3rd ed.

Summary: Chapters include coverage of housing and equipment, feeding, breeding, incubation, chick rearing, sexing chicks, ailments and parasites, and additional chapters for ducks, geese and turkeys.

Call Number: 74 PRA
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, housing , Chickens, incubating , Ducks , Geese , Poultry , Turkeys

Title: Raising game birds : an authoritative, practical guide to producing pheasants, quail, grouse, chukars, ducks, geese and other game birds for pleasure and profit
Author: Dan W. Scheid
Published: Brookfield , WI : Farmer's Digest , c1986 7th ed.

Summary: The chapters cover propagating game birds in open areas, raising game birds in captivity, pheasant propagation, raising grouse, partridge, and quail, waterfowl management, and developing a game bird preserve.

Call Number: 74.8 SCH
Subjects: Ducks , Game birds , Geese , Grouse , Partridges , Pheasants , Quail , Wildlife, attracting and care

Title: Raising poultry the modern way
Author: Leonard S. Mercia
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1990 Revised ed.

Summary: Chapters include coverage of bird, selection, housing and equipment, starting a laying flock, brooding and rearing, production of fertile eggs, production of meat birds, turkeys, geese and ducks, flock health, and home processing of eggs and poultry meat.

ISBN: 0882665774
Call Number: 75 MER
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, egg production , Chickens, housing , Chickens, meat , Ducks , Eggs , Geese , Poultry , Poultry meats , Poultry, housing , Poultry, rearing , Turkeys

Title: Raising the home duck flock : a complete guide
Author: Dave Holderread
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1978

Summary: Intended for beginners, the book explains how to determine the number of ducks to keep, which breeds to select, and where and how to buy them. Also covered are egg incubation, rearing of ducklings, managing adults, health problems, the butchering of ducks, recipes for the meat and eggs, and uses of down and feathers.

ISBN: 0882661698
Call Number: 74.3 HOL
Subjects: Ducks


Title: Raising ducks & geese
Author: John M. Vivian
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1991, 2nd ed.
Series: Storey Publishing bulletin A-18

Summary: There are brief sections on breeds of ducks and geese, shelters, sanitation, waterers, feed, starting a flock, incubating eggs, brooding, controlling ducks, breeding, culling, slaughtering and dressing, cooking, and ponds.

Call Number: 74.3 VIV
Subjects: Ducks , Geese


Raising Waterfowl (University of Wisconsin)
Raising Ducks in Small Flocks (University of California)
Raising Ducks (University of Minnesota)
Poultry Breeds (Oklahoma State University)
Management Requirements for Waterfowl (Virginia Tech University)
A Management Program for Raising Breeder Duck Flocks (North Carolina State University)
Feeding Ducks (North Carolina State University)
Brooding and Rearing Ducklings and Goslings (University of Missouri)

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