Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition: Breeds, Care, Health
With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behavior, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you're about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals.
From the Back Cover 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 essential advice and practical know-how you need to keep a thriving flock. The revised and updated second edition includes: *Expanded coverage of 23 domestic North American breeds *Preview of natural and artificial incubation *Revised and expanded guide to duck colors *Up-to-date information on disease prevention and treatment *Guidelines for showing *Tips on rare breed conservation