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Starting with Geese by Katie Thear

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The reference guide for those keeping geese

A new guide to keeping domestic breeds of geese and ornamental geese on a small or commercial scale. Housing, pasture and water access, feeding, care and management, breeding, selling and showing. All the domestic breeds and a selection of ornamentals shown in full colour.

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The reference guide for those keeping geese

A new guide to keeping domestic breeds of geese and ornamental geese on a small or commercial scale. Housing, pasture and water access, feeding, care and management, breeding, selling and showing. All the domestic breeds and a selection of ornamentals shown in full colour.

List of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Classification and development of breeds
  • Characteristics and behaviour
  • Choosing and buying stock
  • Breeds
  • Housing
  • Pasture and predators
  • Water
  • Feeding
  • Breeding, rearing and sexing
  • Table geese
  • Showing
  • Ornamental breeds
  • Health
  • Regulations
  • Daily and seasonal care
  • References and further information
  • Index

A5 format, paperback. 96pp 29 Colour photographs, 36 Mono photographs & numerous line drawings

This reference work is by Katie Thear who was a well known author and poultry keeper. She founded and edited Practical Self Sufficiency which became Home Farm and then Country Smallholding magazine for many years.

She also advised on waterfowl standards for RSPCA Freedom Foods as well as for the Poultry Organic Standards.

Comprehensive guide to keeping geese on a small or commercial scale

Domestic, utility, show and ornamental breeds in colour

Managing, breeding, rearing, selling and showing.

Full of practical tips & advice

 

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Starting with Geese by Katie Thear

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The reference guide for those keeping geese

A new guide to keeping domestic breeds of geese and ornamental geese on a small or commercial scale. Housing, pasture and water access, feeding, care and management, breeding, selling and showing. All the domestic breeds and a selection of ornamentals shown in full colour.

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