Originally published in 1946. This work has been compiled with the object of advising the beginner on all aspects of duck management for pleasure and profit. Contents Include Breeds of Ducks for Laying and Table Purposes Breeding Practices and Principles Hatching, Natural and Artificial Rearing, Natural and Artificial Feeding For Eggs and The "Table" Housing and Penning of Ducks Some Duck Diseases and Ailments A List of Technical Terms As Used by Duck Keepers General Management. Illustrated with photos. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.