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Domestic Geese

By Dr Chris Ashton

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ISBN: 9781847972156
PUBLISHED: 05/01/2011
PAGES: 200
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 140 black & white photographs 20 colour photographs

Domestic Geese is a comprehensive book for pet keepers, breeders and exhibitors. Written from years of first hand experience with these delightful birds, this revised paperback edition gives a special insight into their behaviour. Pure breeds of geese, hand reared, are tame, responsive and intelligent. Reared well, they will give hours of interest and pleasure for life.

Topics covered include:

  • Breeds: their origins and characteristics
  • Why keep geese? - as garden pets, for exhibition, for table birds and eggs
  • Management of adult stock: transport, housing, feeding, fencing, goose behaviour
  • Breeding, incubation and rearing the goslings
  • Common ailments

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" An excellent starter for the novice or the more experienced breeder, an entertaining read or a valuable reference work. Domestic Geese is a worthy addition to any fancier's library. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Feathered World

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