what is the best peafowl book to purchase?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by farmgal2, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. farmgal2

    farmgal2 Out Of The Brooder

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    looking at peafowl books, one only has 74 pages. Dont seem they can put everything I need to know in that few pages.

    What peafowl breeding and managing book do you recommened? or combination of books? I want to know everything...lol

    Thanks
    Marie
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  3. Pavo Royale

    Pavo Royale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Deerman hasn't written it yet.
     
  4. featherhead

    featherhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are several books that cover a few topics, but I've only found one that is fairly comprehensive. It's the UPA Reader's Choice Guide of articles printed over the past 10 years. It covers housing, feeding, health & meds and breeding. The only thing it does not specify is the % of protein to feed birds at different ages. There are many schools of thought on that ideal protein percentage, and birds might have different requirements based on climate and environment. A professional animal nutritionist has finally done a study on peafowl, and her series of articles should appear in Peafowl Today during 2010.

    Meanwhile, here's a link to buy the book.
    http://peafowl.org/publications/books.htm

    It's a lot of information for $20.
     
  5. farmgal2

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    thank you featherhead.
     

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