Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks provides vital information for anyone wanting to keep ducks.
With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behaviour, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you’re about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals.
It covers everything — choosing the right breed, including rare breeds and hybrid ducks; breeding and rearing practices; feeding; butchering; and a comprehensive resource section for both the novice and the veteran farmer.
2nd edition, now with 107,000 copies in print
New and expanded features:
- Expanded breed section
- More information on facilities for ducklings, health, and disease treatment
- A compendium on marketing and record-keeping
- Section on colour genetics
- New information on rare breed conservation