File Size: 490 KB
Print Length: 128 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Outing Publishing Company (February 22, 2014)
Publication Date: February 22, 2014
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Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Best Sellers Rank: #354,301 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #63 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Animal Care & Pets > Birds #162 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Pets & Animal Care > Birds #1133 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Sustainable Living
Even though I'm giving this 48 page booklet five stars, it could be greatly improved by adding photographs and updating the cost/revenue information.I do appreciate that this book was made available and am grateful that the, apparently, scanned and OCR'd text was, almost entirely, cleaned up and edited, removing most errors and making for a quick and fun read.I highly recommend Pigeon Raising for anyone interested in producing squab meat for home or market.
A wealth of information, even if it's antiquated. I wish I could figure out what "Princess Brown" is/was. She mixes it with crude oil to create a wood preservative. Probably highly toxic now. ;-) Anyway, this book is like a journal of how to and how not to raise pigeons back at the turn of the century. As much as has changed since then, pigeons are still pigeons, so the information is very useful. Illustrations or photos of the different types of pigeons would indeed be awesome.
I really enjoyed the book. It was a good read, nothing difficult. I feel some of the advise has been revised by breeders since this book was based off experience gained around the turn of the 19th century. 1906-1913 roughly. Also focused a lot of commercial breeding, or mass breeding. which I doubt in this day and age too many people are terribly worried about.
Gave me some useful information. This book is better for those going into the commercial side of Pigeons rather than hobby.
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