A Guide to Gouldian Finches—Revised Edition

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A Guide to Gouldian Finches (Revised Edition) Contributing authors—Dr Rob Marshall, Dr Milton Lewis, Ron Tristram and Dr Terry Martin have presented their combined knowledge in this definitive book on...
9780975081713
Dr Rob Marshall, Dr Milton Lewis, Dr Terry Martin & Ron Tristram
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Softcover
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A Guide to Gouldian Finches (Revised Edition)

Contributing authors—Dr Rob Marshall, Dr Milton Lewis, Ron Tristram and Dr Terry Martin have presented their combined knowledge in this definitive book on the Gouldian Finch, their management, breeding, health and mutations in captivity. Featuring over 300 colour photographs and including an extensive description of all mutations this book contains all the information that any breeder or keeper requires.

CONTENTS

In The Wild

    Taxonomy

    Distribution

    Field Description

Housing

    Regions

    Structures

    Materials

    Nesting

    Temperature Control

    Transportation

    Carry Boxes

    Quarantine

Nutrition

    Diets

    Supplements

    Softfoods

    Sprouted Seeds

    Dry Seed

Breeding

    Stock Selection

    Pairs

    Preparation

    Egg Laying and Incubation

    Nestlings

    Breeding Mutations

Mutations

    Various Mutations

    Recessive Inheritance Table

    Colour Mutations    

    Genetic Inheritance

    Gene Action

    Pigmentation and Colour Production

    Head Colours

    Body Colour

    Rare Mutations

    Colour Combinations

Health and Disease

    Natural Behaviour

    Disease

    Prevention

    Diagnosis

    Diseases and Disorders