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Books on Companion Birds, Aviary and Wild Birds

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Bird Health book

A Guide to Pheasants and Waterfowl

  • Publisher: Australian Birdkeeper Publications
  • Author(s): Dr Danny Brown BSc(Hons), BVSc(Hons), MACVSc (Avian Health)
  • Pages: 248
  • Price: AUD $52.75
  • Format: Bird Books - Softcover (Paperback)
  • ISBN: 978 0958710237

Item Description

Author of the highly regarded A Guide to Pigeons, Doves & Quail, Dr Danny Brown has produced this superlative title on pheasants and waterfowl. The informative, easy-to-read text is lavishly supported with beautiful colour images throughout. Covering all aspects of caring, housing, management and breeding of these unique birds, this title is a credit to the author and an ideal reference source.

CONTENTS

Housing - Aviaries; Construction; Pens; Yards; Vermin; Water Facilities; Perches; Floor Material
Compatibility and Hybridisation
Restraint and Handling
Flight Restriction
Nesting Facilities
Reproductive Manipulation and Sexing - Vent Sexing; Artificial Incubation; Candling; Brooding; Identification
Incubation Troubleshooting
Nutrition - Feeding
Making the Most of your Avian Veterinarian
Choosing your Stock - Quarantine
Common Diseases and Disorders - Parasitic Diseases; Bacterial Infections; Fungal Infections; Viral Diseases; Trauma; Egg Binding; Nutritional and Skeletal Disorders; Administration of Medications
Species

  • Waterfowl
  • Magpie Goose
  • Black Swan
  • Mute Swan
  • Canada Goose
  • Cape Barren Goose
  • Grass Whistling Duck
  • Water Whistling Duck
  • Burdekin Duck
  • Ruddy Shelduck
  • Australian Shelduck
  • New Zealand Shelduck
  • Egyptian Goose
  • Grey Teal
  • Chestnut Teal
  • Pacific Black Duck
  • Australasian Shoveler
  • Pink-eared Duck
  • Freckled Duck
  • Australian Wood Duck
  • Green Pygmy-goose
  • White Pygmy-goose
  • Mandarin Duck
  • Carolina Duck
  • White-eyed Duck
  • New Zealand Scaup
  • Australian Blue-billed Duck
  • Musk Duck

Pheasants

  • Silver Pheasant
  • Swinhoe's Pheasant
  • Siamese Fireback Pheasant
  • Nepal Kalij Pheasant
  • Golden Pheasant
  • Lady Amherst's Pheasant
  • Reeve's Pheasant
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Red Junglefowl
  • Blue Peafowl
  • Green Peafowl
  • Guineafowl
  • Chukar Partridge

 

Keywords

native waterfowl care, pheasant care, waterfowl, pheasants, pheasant breeding, ornamental pheasants, keeping pheasants, pheasants in aviaries