Incubation: A Guide To Hatching And Rearing By Katie Thear

Incubation A Guide To Hatching & Rearing By Katie Thear

Incubation: A Guide To Hatching And Rearing  By Katie Thear £6.95

Published in 2003 this book covers the use of small to medium sized incubators and brooders, as well as larger systems for more exotic species.

Species covered: chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, guinea fowl, quail, pheasants, partridges, peafowl, ostriches, emus, rheas and parrots.

Relevant to poultry keepers, waterfowl and game breeders, and anyone with an interest in domestic and exotic species of birds.

List of Contents

  • Introduction
  • History of incubation
  • The egg
  • The breeders
  • The incubation area
  • The incubator
  • Home made incubators
  • Rearing in a brooder
  • The broody hen
  • Home made brooders
  • Chick assessment
  • Different bird species
  • What went wrong?
  • References and further information
  • Index

Presented in a clear and concise way, with an emphasis on practical techniques and DIY tips.

Price £6.95 + P&P.