Ducks and Geese
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Ducks and Geese

By Rob R. (Rob Roy) Slocum, Harry M. Lamon
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Table of Contents
  • DUCKS AND GEESE
  • PREFACE
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • DUCKS PART I
    • CHAPTER I Present Extent of the Industry
    • CHAPTER II Breeds and Varieties—How to Mate to Produce Exhibition Specimens—Preparing Ducks for the Show—Catching and Handling
      • Classification of Breeds
      • Nomenclature
      • Size
      • Popularity of Breeds
      • Egg Production
      • Considerations in Making the Mating[1]
      • Breeds of Ducks
      • Catching and Handling Ducks
      • Packing and Shipping Hatching Eggs
    • Classification of Breeds
    • Nomenclature
    • Size
    • Popularity of Breeds
    • Egg Production
    • Considerations in Making the Mating[1]
    • Breeds of Ducks
    • Catching and Handling Ducks
    • Packing and Shipping Hatching Eggs
    • CHAPTER III Commercial Duck Farming—Location—Estimate of Equipment and Capital Necessary in Starting the Business
      • Making a Start in Duck Farming
    • Making a Start in Duck Farming
    • CHAPTER IV Commercial Duck Farming—Management of the Breeding Stock
      • Houses and Yards for Breeders
      • Egg Production
      • Time of Marketing Breeders
      • Diseases and Pests
    • Houses and Yards for Breeders
    • Egg Production
    • Time of Marketing Breeders
    • Diseases and Pests
    • CHAPTER V Commercial Duck Farming—Incubation
    • CHAPTER VI Commercial Duck Farming—Brooding and Rearing the Young Stock
      • Brooder House No. 1
      • Length of Time in Brooder
      • Brooder House No. 3
      • Yard Accommodations for Ducklings
      • Disease Prevention
      • Cooperative Feed Association
    • Brooder House No. 1
    • Length of Time in Brooder
    • Brooder House No. 3
    • Yard Accommodations for Ducklings
    • Disease Prevention
    • Cooperative Feed Association
    • CHAPTER VII Commercial Duck Farming—Marketing
      • Long Island Ducklings—Fresh Dressed
      • Long Island Spring Ducklings—Live.
      • Long Island Old Ducks or Breeders—Live
    • Long Island Ducklings—Fresh Dressed
    • Long Island Spring Ducklings—Live.
    • Long Island Old Ducks or Breeders—Live
    • CHAPTER VIII Duck Raising on the Farm
      • Management of Breeders.
    • Management of Breeders.
  • GEESE PART II.
    • CHAPTER IX Extent of the Industry—Opportunities
      • Objection to Geese
    • Objection to Geese
    • CHAPTER X Breeds and Varieties—How to Mate to Produce Exhibition Specimens—Preparing Geese for the Show—Catching and Handling
      • Egg Production
      • About Geese and Matings
      • Breeds of Geese[5]
      • Preparing Geese for the Show
      • Catching and Handling Geese
      • Packing and Shipping Hatching Eggs
      • Prices for Breeding Stock
    • Egg Production
    • About Geese and Matings
    • Breeds of Geese[5]
    • Preparing Geese for the Show
    • Catching and Handling Geese
    • Packing and Shipping Hatching Eggs
    • Prices for Breeding Stock
    • CHAPTER XI Management of Breeding Geese
    • CHAPTER XII Incubation
    • CHAPTER XIII Brooding and Rearing Goslings
      • General Care of Growing Goslings
    • General Care of Growing Goslings
    • CHAPTER XIV Fattening and Marketing Geese
      • Western Geese, Frozen
      • Fresh Dressed Geese
      • Fresh Dressed Geese
      • Live Geese—Via Freight
      • Live Geese—Via Express
      • Methods Used on Fattening Farms
    • Western Geese, Frozen
    • Fresh Dressed Geese
    • Fresh Dressed Geese
    • Live Geese—Via Freight
    • Live Geese—Via Express
    • Methods Used on Fattening Farms
    • INDEX
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