This antiquarian volume comprises a comprehensive guide to keeping ducks, with information on breeding, diet, ailments, housing, and much more. Containing all the information a prospective or existing duck-keeper needs to know, this text constitutes an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in the subject. It is not to be missed by collectors of poultry-keeping literature. The chapters of this text include: 'Possibilities of the Duck'; 'For the Backyarder'; 'For the Small Poultry-keeper'; 'As an Adjunct to the General Farm'; 'The Breed of Duck to Keep'; 'How to Make a Start'; 'Hatching, Rearing, Sexing; Housing, Penning, and Trap-Nesting'; 'Feeding'; 'Marketing the Produce'; 'Duck Disorders'; etcetera. We are proud to republish this book, now complete with a new introduction on poultry farming.