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  1. 1978-01-01 Ducks are the easiest domestic birds to raise. They'll forage for much of their food, and they don;t need to be parpered with expensive housing. You don't need a pond for them either, although these friendly birds certainly look beautiful swimming on a pond. Ducks will eat Japanese beetles,...
  2. Better Farming Series booklets are designed as handbooks for intermediate-level agricultural education and training courses. This book discusses how to begin, breeds of ducks, growing your own baby ducks and taking care of your ducks.
  3. What follows is an attempt to provide a practical handbook for both the commercial and the exhibition breeder of every signifcant breed and variety of waterfowl.
  4. Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country...
  5. Agromisa and CTA have produced this Agrodok in order to support people in improving their daily livelihood. This can be done either through income generation from a small-scale duck keeping enterprise or through improving the daily diet with duck eggs and meat.
  6. 1976-01-09 Information from the US Dept of Agriculuture on different duck: breeds, incubation, brooding & rearing, nutritrition, marketing, and diseases.
  7. 12 pages
  8. Fundamentals of raising and caring for domestic waterfowl as pets and for meat including starting the whole process with explanations of breeds, temperament, diseases, feeding practices, incubation and pond construction
  9. Oklahoma State University Department of Animal Science Poultry Chicken Ducks Geese Turkeys Other
  10. 1983-01-19 The Muscovy is a heavy bird, suitable mainly for meat production. Under good management, with proper feeding, the drakes (male ducks) will reach 4.0-4.5 kg and the ducks 2.0-2.5 kg at 16 weeks, which is usually the age at which the birds are sold to be eaten. Most of the Muscovys are pure white...