This book outlines the biology of the domestic duck providing quantitative descriptions of nutritional and environmental effects on growing and breeding ducks.
This paperback version of the su Ducks are kept for profit in a great diversity of circumstances in both temperate and tropical climates. Outlining the biology of the domestic duck, this book also combines the authors' considerable practical and scientific experience to provide quantitative descriptions of nutritional and environmental effects on growing and breeding ducks, as well as practical advice on husbandry, housing and management. It is an essential resource for duck industry practitioners, researchers, and students.
Peter Cherry worked as Development Manager for a major duck producer before assuming a world-wide role as a consultant. Trevor Morris was a world-renowned poultry scientist who had also worked as a duck consultant. Their combined knowledge of the duck and the duck industry is thus unparalleled.
SECTION ONE: History and biology of the domestic duck
SECTION TWO: Systems of production
SECTION THREE: Housing and environment
SECTION FOUR: Husbandry of table duckling
SECTION FIVE: Nutrition and factors affecting body composition
SECTION SIX: Rearing of parent stock
SECTION SEVEN: Management of breeding ducks
SECTION EIGHT: Fertility and hatchability
SECTION NINE: Genetic improvement
This book weighs: 200g
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