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By Chris Ashton

retaining ducks is an entire consultant to the domesticated goose. It indicates how this clever poultry has been absorbed into varied cultures all through historical past, from the taming of the Greylag and the Swan goose to the exhibition of the amazing Toulouse. Written from thirty years of first-hand adventure of maintaining, breeding and showing those birds, holding ducks provides an perception into their behavior and behavior. natural breeds of ducks, hand-reared, are tame, responsive and clever and reared good, they are going to provide hours of curiosity and delight for all times. Illustrated with over a hundred and sixty photos and diagrams, this entire research of ducks covers the next and masses extra: domestication of the goose from the wild, and improvement of the breeds; why preserve ducks - as backyard pets, eggs, exhibition, desk birds; getting began with ducks; knowing ducks - breeds, body structure and behavior; administration of grownup inventory; breeding, incubation and rearing goslings; spotting and treating ailments.

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