The Complete Pet Bird Owner's Handbook
The Complete Pet Bird Owner's
Covers all aspects of pet bird ownership, including selection, nutrition, behavior, home physicals, emergency medical care, preventative medicine, and much more. This book provides guidance on getting started, achieving optimum health, and understanding what your bird needs for a healthy life. Includes an index of health and illness signs, general index, bibliography of additional resources, and photos and illustrations to support the detailed text.
- Brand: Brand: Avian Publications
- ASIN: 1895270251
Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) DIY Home Electrical Installations & Repairs from New Switches to Indoor & Outdoor Lighting with Step-by-Step Photos (Ultimate Guides)
Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner)
Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Edition demystifies residential electrical systems with easy-to-understand language, step-by-step photography, and detailed illustrations. Learn how to:Make common electrical repairsAdd new switches and receptaclesInstall lighting fixtures, appliances, & outdoor lightingRun wiring from room to roomAdd new circuits & service panelsAs a homeowner, you'll learn how your house's electrical system works and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Projects guide you through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems.You'll also learn how outdoor lighting, including security and low-voltage systems, can help improve and illuminate the exterior areas around your home.The eighth edition has been updated with the latest information on everything from big screen TVs to 3-way switches required by the National Electrical Code.Ultimate Guide to Wiring explains residential electrical systems in easy-to-understand terms to help you learn how to work with electric wiring and repair, replace, and install typical electrical-system elements. Learn how to work like a professional electr...
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 1580117872
The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition: A Complete Guide to Maximizing Flock Health and Dealing with Disease
The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition: A Complete
Healthy chickens are happy chickens. This one-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You’ll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 161212013X
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition: Breed Selection, Facilities, Feeding, Health Care, Managing Layers & Meat Birds
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition: Breed
Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication makes the sections on flock management truly authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity and information about chicken breeds, anatomy, and health.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 1612129307
The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens: Simple Steps for Healthy, Happy Hens
The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens: Simple
The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens covers all aspects of keeping pet chickens in a beautifully illustrated, no-nonsense format. Kathy addresses everything needed to keep chickens simply, including coops, chick care, breed selection, chicken health, and beyond! Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, The-Chicken-Chick.com. Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care—from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.
- ASIN: 0760352429
The Cockatiel Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)
The Cockatiel Handbook (Barron's Pet
These attractive members of the parrot family come in a variety of colors. This handbook offers detailed information on purchasing the right bird, building a bond, caging, nutrition, health care and much more. Titles in Barron's popular series of Pet Handbooks present comprehensive information and helpful advice from breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts. These photo-illustrated books instruct on housing, feeding, health care, and where applicable, grooming and training. Barron's Pet Handbooks resemble Barron's alternate series, the Complete Pet Owner's Manuals, but the Handbooks have a larger page count and contain more detailed information, advice, and instruction. Color photos throughout.
- Brand: Barron's Educational Series
- ASIN: 0764142925
The Complete Book of Woodworking: Step-by-Step Guide to Essential Woodworking Skills, Techniques and Tips (Landauer) More Than 40 Projects with Detailed, Easy-to-Follow Plans and Over 200 Photos
The Complete Book of Woodworking: Step-by-Step Guide to
The ultimate step-by-step guide to essential woodworking skills, techniques, tools, tips and tricks.Comprehensive guide filled with information for woodworkers of all levelsMore than 40 projects, with detailed plans and materials lists for both indoor and outdoor furnishingsOver 1,200 photographs, step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams, and illustrations throughout 480 pagesExpert advice on setting up shop, safety, using tools, making jigs & joints, applying finishes, and moreProjects include chairs, sun loungers, picture frames, mantel clocks, and moreThe Complete Guide to Woodworking features detailed plans for 40 stunning projects for woodworkers of all levels, plus more than 1,200 step-by-step illustrations across 480 pages. For beginners and experienced woodworkers alike, this is the ultimate step-by-step guide.New woodworkers will learn how to set up shop, understand the tools, learn the principles of basic design, and practice essential woodworking techniques while creating home accessories, furnishings, outdoor projects, workshop projects, and more. Experienced crafters will enjoy enhancing their skills and learning something new.From the principles of basic design to techniques to a gallery of 40 complete plans for fabulous woodworking projects, this thorough and at...
- Brand: Design Originals
- ASIN: 0980068878
- UPC: 748628112308
Lovebirds (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
Lovebirds (Complete Pet Owner's
Lovebirds are found in a variety of vivid colors in their native tropical habitats. Though they are often kept as pairs, lovebirds also thrive when kept alone. Heavily illustrated with vivid color photos and instructive line art, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals show and inform pet owners regarding proper care of dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, small caged animals--virtually every creature that is kept as a pet. The books give advice on purchasing and otherwise acquiring a pet, feeding it nutritiously, keeping it in good health, and where applicable, grooming and training it. Each book in this large series is individually written by a specialist, and though the information is authoritative, the text is clear and straightforward, easy for every pet owner to understand.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0764130625
African Grey Parrots (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
African Grey Parrots (Complete Pet Owner's
Among all parrot species, the African Grey is noted for its ability to speak following simple coaching. This book, an updated addition to Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series, advises on all aspects of African Grey health care, caging, training, nutrition, behavior, and more. Written primarily for prospective and inexperienced pet owners, as well as for older children who are learning about responsible pet care, Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals present basic pet care information. The many titles in this series cover all popular dog and cat breeds, bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, aquarium fish varieties, terrarium pets, and even reptiles, amphibians, and exotics. Each title features approximately 70 color photos and advises on acquiring an animal, housing, feeding, health care--and, where applicable, grooming and training.
- Brand: imusti
- ASIN: 0764147412
The Backyard Bird-Lover's Guide: Attracting, Nesting, Feeding
The Backyard Bird-Lover's Guide: Attracting, Nesting,
Whether you’d like to wake up to a cheery robin’s birdsong or see hummingbirds in your garden, Jan Mahnken has you covered. In this colorful reference book, you’ll find simple tips to attract, feed, and observe 135 American bird species. Mahnken provides information on territory, courtship, nesting, parenting, and much more, while Jeffrey C. Domm brings each species to life with stunningly detailed paintings.
- Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
- ASIN: 0882669273
- UPC: 037038009279
Sally Blanchard's Companion Parrot Handbook: Using Nurturing Guidance to Create the Best Companion Parrot Possible: Aka, the Happy Bappy Fun Book
Sally Blanchard's Companion Parrot Handbook: Using Nurturing Guidance
The Companion Parrot Handbook is a remarkably complete, up-to-date guide for the parrot owner, including information on everything from the fundamentals of successful parrot keeping to valuable advice on preventing and solving behavioral problems. A sampling of topics covered include choosing a parrot, skills to teach a parrot, converting parrots to a healthier diet, what to do if a parrot flies away, and how to travel with a parrot. Ms. Blanchard provides excellent guidance, gained from over 20 years as an avian behavior consultant, regarding basic behavioral concepts and the methods that can be used to live long and happily with a companion parrot. Specifically, her information and techniques serve to build trust between parrots and their owners. Illustrations, done by both Sally Blanchard and Jeff Riebe, serve to help create an exceptionally humorous and insightful publication. This book is written so that it can be read in one of two ways. It can be read from start to finish or used as a reference to look up specific topics, such as "First Aid for Broken Blood Feathers", "Towel Training", or "Excessive Screaming". It is a "must have" for anyone who has a parrot in the home or who may be thinking of adopting a first parrot.
- Brand: Brand: Pet Bird Report
- ASIN: 096712980X
Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens...Naturally
Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy
More than ever, Americans care about the quality and safety of the food they eat. They're bringing back an American tradition: raising their own backyard chickens for eggs and companionship. And they care about the quality of life of their chickens. Fresh Eggs Daily is an authoritative, accessible guide to coops, nesting boxes, runs, feed, and natural health care with time-tested remedies. The author promotes the benefits of keeping chickens happy and well-occupied, and in optimal health, free of chemicals and antibiotics. She emphasizes the therapeutic value of herbs and natural supplements to maintaining a healthy environment for your chickens. Includes many "recipes" and 8 easy DIY projects for the coop and run. Full color photos throughout. The USDA's new study of urban chicken raising sees a 400% increase in backyard chickens over the next 5 years, driven by younger adults.
- Brand: St Lynn s Press
- ASIN: 0985562250
The Conure Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)
The Conure Handbook (Barron's Pet
Titles in Barron's popular series of Pet Handbooks present comprehensive information and helpful advice from breeders, veterinarians, and other pet experts. These full-color books instruct on housing, feeding, healthcare, and more. In The Conure Handbook, prospective and current conure owners can learn about the proper way to care and interact with this small, intelligent, and sociable member of the parrot family.
- ASIN: 1438004885
The Parakeet Handbook (Barron's Pet Handbooks)
The Parakeet Handbook (Barron's Pet
These fascinating birds are green as they are found in their native Australian environment, but selective breeding in captivity has resulted in a stunning variety of colors. Here is virtually everything a prospective parakeet owner needs to know about keeping one or more of these birds. Titles in Barron's popular Pet Handbooks series instruct pet owners on health care, proper feeding and housing, and other facts important to owners and their pets. All books in this series have high quality, full-color photos, instructive line drawings, and run to an average of approximately 140 pages or more.
- Brand: Barrons
- ASIN: 0764110187
- UPC: 027011010187
Budgerigars (Complete Pet Owner's Manual)
Budgerigars (Complete Pet Owner's
Better known in America as the parakeet, the budgerigar is one of the most popular birds kept as a pet. Here's sound advice on caging, feeding, health care, and much more. Barron's extensive line of Complete Pet Owner's Manuals presents information for non-specialist animal owners and prospective owners, with facts about each animal's origins and traits, as well as advice on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care, and much more. Each book is individually written by a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. Titles in this series cover every popular breed of dog and cat, freshwater and marine fish, many bird varieties, and virtually all other animals that are kept as pets. All books are filled with handsome color photos and instructive line illustrations.
- Brand: Barron's Educational Series
- ASIN: 0764138979
- UPC: 027011038976