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The complete bird owner's handbook, Gary A. Gallerstein with Heather Acker

Label
The complete bird owner's handbook
Title
The complete bird owner's handbook
Statement of responsibility
Gary A. Gallerstein with Heather Acker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
636.6/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF461
LC item number
.G35 1994
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SF461.G35
NAL item number
1994
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The complete bird owner's handbook, Gary A. Gallerstein with Heather Acker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-311) and indexes
Contents
Getting started -- Buying your bird -- Suggestions for selecting the right bird for you -- Your new bird -- Do's and don't's -- Health care -- Creating a happy environment -- Home safety, proper caging and travel tips -- Nutrition -- Feeding for health, vitality and longevity -- Baby birds -- Housing, feeding and weaning / Mike and Deb Morrison -- Well-mannered parrot / Christine Davis -- Restraint -- Catching and holding safely -- Grooming -- Feathers, nails and beak -- Medicine -- Anatomy and physiology -- Basics -- Home physicals -- In sickness and in health -- Emergencies -- Spills, thrills 'n' oops -- Diseases -- Aches, pains and problems -- Veterinary care -- Bird doctors, diagnostic testing and therapeutics -- Home care for the sick bird -- Basic first-aid measures -- Loss of a pet -- When the bond is broken -- Everything you always wanted to know about ...: a species guide / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Bird breeding -- Before getting started / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Environmentally friendly bird keeping -- Bird organizations and publications -- Avian research: the pet bird owner's role -- Weights and measures
Control code
28336639
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xxiv, 320 p.
Isbn
9780876059036
Lccn
93002621
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
The complete bird owner's handbook, Gary A. Gallerstein with Heather Acker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-311) and indexes
Contents
Getting started -- Buying your bird -- Suggestions for selecting the right bird for you -- Your new bird -- Do's and don't's -- Health care -- Creating a happy environment -- Home safety, proper caging and travel tips -- Nutrition -- Feeding for health, vitality and longevity -- Baby birds -- Housing, feeding and weaning / Mike and Deb Morrison -- Well-mannered parrot / Christine Davis -- Restraint -- Catching and holding safely -- Grooming -- Feathers, nails and beak -- Medicine -- Anatomy and physiology -- Basics -- Home physicals -- In sickness and in health -- Emergencies -- Spills, thrills 'n' oops -- Diseases -- Aches, pains and problems -- Veterinary care -- Bird doctors, diagnostic testing and therapeutics -- Home care for the sick bird -- Basic first-aid measures -- Loss of a pet -- When the bond is broken -- Everything you always wanted to know about ...: a species guide / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Bird breeding -- Before getting started / Betty Byers Schmidt -- Environmentally friendly bird keeping -- Bird organizations and publications -- Avian research: the pet bird owner's role -- Weights and measures
Control code
28336639
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
xxiv, 320 p.
Isbn
9780876059036
Lccn
93002621
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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