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Peacock
by: Jackson, Christine

The bird itself, as Christine E. Jackson notes in Peacock, appears to enjoy its audience, preening and strutting about within a few feet of humans. It is not surprising, then, that these vain birds and their distinctive feathers have been the prized possessions of kings for nearly three thousand years. Jackson here explores the peacock's beauty'and its apparent attitude - through fairy tales, fables, and superstitions in both Eastern and Western cultures. Peacock takes stock of the bird as it appears within art, from the earliest mosaics to medieval illuminated manuscripts to modern graphics, with a special emphasis on the peacock's symbolic value in the nineteenth-century arts and crafts and art nouveau movements. Jackson further details the peacock's colorful presence in hats, clothing, and even sports equipment. A sweeping combination of social and natural history, Peacock is the first book to bring together all the shimmering, colorful facets of these magnificent birds. B/W & Color photos. 192 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C...$19.95


Peacocks Past & Present (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Roberts, Michael
Peacocks thru the ages and in mythology, wild peacocks in India, types of peafowl, color mutations, general management & breeding, incubation, hatching, rearing, food & diseases. Color photos. 64 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C...$19.95


Pea Fowl Breeding & Management
by: Stromberg, Loyl

Contains information on pea fowl history, body & plumage features, breeding, incubation, feeding, breeds, pea fowl diseases & problems, selling & shipping pea fowl, sexing, pea fowl clubs. B/W & color photos. 80 pgs.
c.1985...S/C...$12.95


Peafowl: An Overview of These Beautiful Birds
by: Wortzenspeigel, Christopher

Peafowl are gorgeous animals. They live in Asia, Africa, and parts of the Americas. The males are known for their beautiful plumage. Read more about the types of peacocks and their habitats in this book. Project Webster represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, relevant, and informative books. To date, this content has been curated from Wikipedia articles and images under Creative Commons licensing, although as Project Webster continues to increase in scope and dimension, more licensed and public domain content is being added. We believe books such as this represent a new and exciting lexicon in the sharing of human knowledge. B/W photos. 150 pgs
c. 2011, S/C... $21.75


Peafowl Of The World
by: Bergmann, Josef

History, general description, species, management, in art. 16 color plates. 99 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Peafowls, Peacocks and Peahens: Facts and Information: The Complete Owner's Guide
by: Lang, Elliott
Guaranteed to answer every question, this guide is a must-have for anybody passionate about peafowls and peacocks. Writing in an easy-to-read and understandable style, based on years of experience of keeping peacocks, Lang covers all aspects and provides sound advice and answers. Includes information and facts about blue, white, Indian and green peacocks and peafowls. The must have guide for anyone passionate about breeding, owning, keeping, and raising peafowls or peacocks. B/W photos. 137 pgs
c. 2012, S/C... $19.99


Pet Birds For Home & Garden
by: Harper, Don

Choosing a bird, catching, handling, feeding, basic health care, breeding, cages, indoor flights, in the garden, outdoor flights, henhouses & dovecotes, enclosures for waterfowl. Covers: finch, parrot, softbill, pigeon, dove, poultry, pheasant, waterfowl. 35 artwork illustrations & 250 Color photos. 208 pgs.
c. 1986, H/C...$30.00


Pictorial Poultry-Keeping
by: Batty, J.
Covers poultry: (systems of poultry keeping, houses & appliances, utility breeds, cross-matings, hybrids, sexes, foods, poultry manure, egg production in winter, cleaning eggs, the moult, feather plucking & egg-eating, ailments & diseases, parasites), ducks: (breeds for eggs, housing, feeding, breeding), geese: popular breeds, housing & management, rearing), turkeys: (popular breeds, housing & runs, methods of feeding, breeding, rearing), guinea fowl & bantams. B/W photos throughout. 208 pgs.
c. 1988, 4th Ed, S/C...$19.95


Popular Ducks, Geese & Turkeys
by: Blake, James

Duck, geese, turkey
c.1988...H/C...$15.00


Poultry & Waterfowl Problems (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Roberts, Michael
A poultry keeper's & veterinary guide to diseases & complaints of hens, geese, ducks & turkeys. 96 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C...$19.95


Poultry At Home: A Guide To Poultry Health & Management (Video)
by: Roberts, Victoria

A beginner's guide to poultry health and management. Victoria Roberts illustrates the various points to consider when choosing a breed, then goes on to discuss housing, handling, feeding and general care, using over 50 pure breeds. 77 Minutes.
c.1993, VHS, 77 min...$34.95
On Sale $24.45


Poultry Colour Guide
by: Batty, Dr. J.

Color illustrations of all main colors of poultry with brief descriptions of large fowl, bantams, ducks, geese, turkey, & guinea fowl. 80 pgs.
c. 2001, H/C, 6th Ed...$37.95


Poultry For Anyone
by: Victoria Roberts

This book describes 44 breeds of poultry, giving the colors of plumage available, the history of the breed, what makes a good specimen, utility and special requirements in terms of husbandry, and its character. It not only describes the breeds, but also lists their egg production and practical uses, gives hints on preparation for showing plus a section on housing and management, all based on the author's lifelong practical experience. 90 full color photographs. 142 pages.
c. 1998...H/C...$38.95


Poultry Health & Management: Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Geeses, Quail
by: Sainsbury, David
Health, diseases, feeding, environmental requirements of poultry, the poultry house & ventilation, hygeine, systems of management, breeding & hatching, management of poultry in hot climates, organic poultry production. B/W photos & illustrations. 204 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C, 4th Ed...$83.99


Poultry House & Game Bird Shelter Plans
by: Environmental Concepts

A complete set of plans to help you build and operate your own poultry house. This house is designed to support all varieties of game birds and is perfect for the small-scale poultry hobbyist. The plans include helpful notes on raising poultry and caring for the eggs and birds. Includes a complete material list as well as details on how to make neccessary poultry house equipment. 5 Sheet Detailed Plan Set on 11" X 17" Paper.
Detailed Plans...$12.95


Poultry House Construction (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Roberts, Michael
A Do-It-Yourself (DIY) guide to building poultry houses & allied equipment. Duck nest boxes, internal nest boxes, Boody-Bantam-Rabbit coop, trap nest box, show box, bantam house, etc. 92 pgs.
c. 1997, S/C...$19.95


Poultry Houses & Appliances: A DIY Guide
Edited by: Batty, Joseph
A practical Do-It-Yourself (DIY) guide for making poultry houses & related requirements at a great saving on ready made sheds, which often have to be adapted. Chapters include: building of poultry houses, troughs & fountains, inside nest boxes & trap nests, coops, special pens & scratching sheds, hurdles & fences, various poultry houses described in detail, intensive system poultry houses described in detail, principles in poultry house construction, heated outdoor brooders or chick rearers, grain distributor for poultry. Filled with illustrations & diagrams. 154 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C...$19.95


Poultry Of The World
by: Stromberg, Loyl

Chapters include: history of poultry, myths of domestic poultry, the egg in fact and fantasy, historical poultry researchers, fighting cock and geese, Long-Crowing chickens of the world, poultry tips, exhibition, scientific facts, folklore, and a representation of poultry by country in full color (includes guineas, chickens, ducks, geese.) Hundreds of color photos. 397 pgs.
c.1996...H/C...$80.00


Practical Poultry Keeping (9th Ed)
by: Batty J.

Natural & artificial incubation, chick rearing, feeding, housing, health.
c.1991, 9th Ed, S/C...$30.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Practical Poultry Keeping (11th Ed)
by: Batty, Dr. Joesph

This edition (11th) has been revised to give more emphasis to the recommended methods of management, giving special attention to the phasing out of battery cages. Covers: layers, table birds, ducks, geese, turkeys & guniea fowl. Chapters on: breeding, incubation, chick brooding & rearing, nutrition & feeding, managemnt of laying stock, table duckling production, marketing poultry, egg quality, cost of prodcution, hygiene & santitaion, diseases & parasites. B/W photos. B/W & Color illustrations. 207 pgs.
c. 2000, 11th Ed, S/C...$30.00


Practical Poultry Keeping
by: Bland, David
Poultry breeds & uses, housing, equipping the poultry house, breeding, sexing, common problems with eggs and how to avoid them, natural and artificial incubation and rearing, nutrition, diet, rearing birds for the table, effective planning and marketing, common diseases. Fully illustarted with photos and explanatory line drawings. 159 pgs.
c. 1996, H/C...$35.00


Pure Breed Poultry Raising
by: Kemp, Rick

Gives both the novice & beginner a sensible formula for success. Published in Australia.
c.1994, S/C...$12.95


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