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A Guide to Incubation and Handraising Parrots

R445.00

  • Hatching Details
  • development
  • Egg Weighing
  • Feeding the Newly Hatched
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Product Description

Written by aviculturist, Phil Digney, this 104-page title covers all the necessary requirements needed to successfully take an egg through incubation, hatching, brooding and development into a fully weaned chick

Beautifully illustrated with colour images, charts and diagrams supporting the informative text

An invaluable reference for any serious bird breeder

CONTENTS

Incubation
Artificial Incubation
Meet the Egg!
Shell
Albumen
Yolk
Germinal Disc
Choosing an Incubator/Hatcher
Hand-turn
Auto-turn
Fan Forced
Still Air
Hatchers
Equipment
Handling the Egg
Hygiene
Candling
Incubation
Temperature
Humidity
Turning
Fertility
Development
Hatching Details
Records
Internal and External Pip
Problems and Troubleshooting
Damaged Eggs
Death
Overdue
Hatch
Egg Weighing

Handraising Parrots
The Goal
Fundamentals
Weighing
Records
Hygiene
Brooders and Brooding
Brooders
Brooding
Containers
Bedding
Formulas
Commercial
Homemade
Additives
Feeding Instruments
Spoon
Syringe
Crop Tube
Feeding the Newly Hatched
Rehydration
Crop Stretching
First Feed
Formula
Weight Gain
Temperature
Growth Phase
Feed Instrument
Crop Stretching
Formula
Feeding
Weight Gain
Leg Bands
Peak/Weaning Phase
Feeding
Regurgiation
Weight Loss
Weaning Cage
Foods
Weaning Black Cockatoos
Pulling Chicks
Inspection
Nest Problems
Consequences
Troubleshooting
Weight
Underfeeding
Slow Crop
Crop Stasis
Infections
Regurgitation
Overstretched Crops
Splayed Legs

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