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Smith Poultry & Game Bird Supply

Game Birds, Peafowl, Pigeon, & Wild Waterfowl Books

There is limited stock on some of the title. These titles are marked ***

10,001 Titillating Tidbits of Avian Trivia by Frank S. Todd 660 pp, pb.  To pass the time during 25 seasons spent in polar regions, Todd             scoured bird books and collected facts from fellow bird people.  Index of topics.  Fun book for the person who thinks he knows a lot about birds.  Questions appear in one section of the book and the answers appear at the end of the book.***   only 1 copy left.

$10.00

Handbook of Waterfowl Identification by Frank S. Todd 104 pp, pb, color drawings & b/w illus. Contents:  description of wild species, distribution maps, weights, clutch size, incubation, fledging period.  Good identification book.

$12.00

Keeping Quail 4th edition by Katie Thear 95 pp, pb b/w photos & illus.  Contents:  breeds, housing, feeding, management, breeding, rearing, practical tips.

$12.00

Modern Partridge Farming by Chris Hodgson  90 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers housing, breeding, incubation, hatching, rearing, partridge diseases. Info. on Hungarians & French Red-Leg partridges.***

$10.00

Modern Pheasant Rearing by Len Chappell 85 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers pen construction, breeding, incubation,         hatching, rearing, & diseases. Deals with Ringnecks or True Pheasants.***

$10.00

Peafowl Breeding and Management by Stromberg 88 pp, pc, c & b/w photos & illus.  Has general inf. on keeping & breeding peafowl.***

$10.00

Peacocks Past and Present by Michael Roberts 62 pp, pb, c & b/w photos & illus.  Covers history, pen construction, breeding, incubation, hatching, rearing, & diseases.*** 8 copies left

$12.00

Pheasants & Waterfowl, A Guide by Danny Brown 248 pp pb, c pict.  Covers management, housing, feeding, & breeding waterfowl & pheasants; fantastic pictures of some of the early peafowl mutations.***  Only 1 copy left.

$20.00

Raising Bobwhite Quail  Clemsen University pamphlet 42 pp, pb, b/w illus.  Practical info. on raising Bobwhites for hunting preserves.***

$3.00

Swan Breeding and Management by Stromberg 95 pp, pb, b/w pict.  General inf. on the various swans & how to care for & breed them.***

$8.00

Waterfowl, A Guide to Management & Propagation by Simon Tarsnane 176 p, pb, c photos.  Covers housing, nutrition, nesting requirements, incubation, rearing, sexing, pinioning, aliments, predator control, info. on wild waterfowl species. ***5 copies left

$12.00

Wildfowl at Home, A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ornamental Waterfowl by Alan Birkbeck 63 pp, pb, color photos, bw illus.  Contents: pen design, landscaping, setting up a collection, daily care, nesting requirement, compatibility chart, etc.*** 3 copies left

$5.00

 

 

Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books Poultry & Domestic Waterfowl Books

ABA Bantam Standard 2014 ed.  305 pp, hc, color photos & b/w illus   A new edition will be available fall, 2018.

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APA Standard of Perfection  44th ed. (2016), the latest edition     Hard cover, c plates of all standard & bantam poultry & domestic waterfowl breeds

$59.00

Call Duck Breed Book by Sheraw (revised 2nd ed.) - ABA pub. 144 p, pb, app. 100 c & b/w photos, illus. Contents: history, breeding, nutrition, hatching, brooding, conditioning, selecting for shows.

$20.00

Ducks & Geese at Home by Michael Roberts  55 pp, pb, bw photos, illust. & diagrams.  Guide to keeping ducks & geese for the hobbyist.  Covers breeding, hatching, rearing, processing, exhibiting, & diseases.***4 copies left

$3.00

Field Guide to Chickens by Pam Percy pb, 142 pp 60 detailed breed profiles with color pictures plus an interesting history of chickens.**** 5 copies left.

$10.00

Guinea Fowl by Stromberg 92 pp, pb, b/w illus.         Covers domestic breeds and their care.*** 5 copies left

$6.00

Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks by Gail Damerow    240 pp, pb, c photo & illus.  Contents: choosing an incubator, proper set-up & sanitary conditions, embryonic development, & brooding and caring for chicks.

$18.00

Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds by Carol Ekarius   224 pages with info about 128 birds photos of poultry, domestic waterfowl,       turkeys, guinea fowl, &  other birds. Contents:  brief breed history , description, identifying physical characteristics, and informa tion about common feather patterns makes this a must-have book.

$18.00

Introduction to Heritage Breeds by the Livestock Conservancy D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, Jeannetter Beranger, & Allison Martin. PB, 239 pp color photos. Information about saving and raising rare-breed livestock and poultry, the art and science of breeding,& choosing a heritage breed project. Breeds at a Glance section covers rabbits, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, goats, sheep, pigs, cattle, horses, and donkeys.***

$12.00

Keeping Chickens by Liz Wright 256 pp, pb, c photos & illus.  Contents: hints & practical advise on raising chickens,  breed information, tips on egg collection, recipes.  Tables & charts make for easy reading.*** 3 copies left

$10.00

Showing Poultry by Glenn Drowns 88 pp. pb bw illus.  Gives info about what judges look for at shows as well as cage taming, diet, care, & grooming.

$8.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens 3rd edition by Gail Damerow 341 pp, pb, b/w illus, photos. Contents:  best breeds for eggs or meat, caring for chicks, feeding, housing, health care, showing, egg             collection & storage.

 

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry by Leonard S. Mercia 342 pp, pc, line drawings.  Covers:  eggs & meat birds, brooding & rearing, poultry house plans, flock health and home processing  of chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, & guineas.

$10.95

Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry by Glenn Drowns 443 pp, pc, line drawings.  This new edition covers:  choosing the right chickens,  expanded breed coverage, complete daily care and feeding instructions, a 2-year cycle with chickens,  brooding & rearing, flock health, home processing; also has information on ducks, geese, turkeys, guineas & game birds.

$15.00

Storey’s Guide to Raising Turkeys by Leonard S. Mercia 199 pp, pc, illus.   Covers: selecting the right turkey, hatching & rearing poults, breeding & management, flock health, feeding, housing, processing,

$12.00

ABA & APA Breed Books ABA & APA Breed Books

Baldwin’s American Breed Book of Old English & Modern Game Bantams by John P. Baldwin. 64 pp, pb, b/w illus. Types & color description; matings to obtain those colors.

$7.00

Cochin Bantams ABA 2014 Revised  98 pages, pb, color photos of varieties.  Contents:  history, descriptions & standard for the recognized varieties plus articles by noted breeders on mating, culling, markings, care, conditioning, & exhibiting.

$10.00

Cornish Bantams  ABA 2012 Revision 76 pp, pb 4 color photos Contents:  breed history, descriptions & standard for recognized varieties plus comments on breeding Cornish by various breeders.

$12.00

Modern Games   by John S. Garrett. 35 pp, pb,  b/w photos & illus.  breeding to type, conditioning, showing, the standard

$7.00

Old English Game Bantams by Dave B. Sherrill, Jr.  35 pp  pb, b/w photos. Contents:  breeding O. E. varieties & selecting birds for showing

$7.00

Old English Game Bantams As Bred & Shown in the US by Fred Jeffrey & William Richardson  126 pp, pb Must-have book covers breeding & showing OE.  Inf. on color varieties. Good color photos of many varieties bred by top breeders and their comments on breeding that variety.

$17.00

The Rosecomb Bantam APA pub. 39 pp, pb, b/w photos & illus.Types, breeding, conditioning & showing, the Rosecomb standard.

$7.00

 

Silkies  ABA Publication 36 pp, pb, b/w photos (wt. 8 oz.)                     

            Contents: history, standard & color of male & female by variety & other info.

$8.00

Wyandotte Bantams  2018 ed. edited & updated by Matthew a Lhamon      $15.00

            pp, b/w, c pict. Contents: breed history, selecting birds for breeding pens, Wyandotte             varieties, characteristics of the true Wyandotte type.

$15.00

Animal Books

Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep  by Paula Simmons & Carol Ekarius 389 pp., pc, illus.              Covers most breeds, feeding, housing, diseases, health care, breeding & lambing, herding dogs. 3 copies left

$12.00

Trap Building, Modern & Primitive by Stromberg & others,  58 pp., pb, b/w illus. Inf. & diagrams for building traps to eliminate predators. 1 copy left

 

$8.95