Full of information and practical advice, this book is suitable for those thinking about keeping ducks and geese, those who have recently become duck and goose keepers and want to learn more, and for the more experienced keeper. With over 290 photographs, this book provides everything you need to know, including: legal requirements; land, fencing, housing, equipment and security. There is a comprehensive list, with accompanying photographs, of over eighty duck and goose breeds. Information is available to help decide what breeds will suit you best and acquiring your first birds. Further topics covered include: feeding and nutrition; health and welfare; breeding and rearing; raising for meat, slaughter, plucking and preparation for cooking, plus recipes.
Keeping Ducks and Geese by Debbie Kingsley
About the author
Debbie Kingsley has been keeping livestock for more than three decades and runs popular courses at her farm in Devon in all aspects of smallholding, including keeping ducks and geese. She has written for smallholding publications for many years and lectures in smallholding.
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