Raising Ducks - Provides all of the information you need to raise ducks successfully, covering everything from choosing the right breeds to breeding and rearing practices, feeding, housing, health care, duckling care and much more.
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Availability date: 01/01/1970
Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks. By Dave Holderread - 358 Pages - Revised 2nd Edition
Dave Holderread provides all of the information you need to raise ducks successfully, covering everything from choosing the right breeds (including rare breeds and hybrid ducks) to breeding and rearing practices, feeding, housing, health care, butchering, and much more. This thoroughly revised and updated second edition includes coverage of more breeds plus expanded information on facilities for ducklings, health and disease treatment, marketing, record keeping, colour genetics and rare breed conservation.
A perfect choice for many farmers, ducks produce eggs and meat efficiently, thrive in inclement weather, help control insect and snail populations, and they’re also entertaining and beautiful. From selecting the breed that’s right for you to rearing, housing, and caring for your birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks provides the essential advice and practical know-how you need to keep a thriving flock.
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