Squab Raising. Metadata

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  • Main Title Squab Raising.
  • Series Title Farmers' bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture)
  • Added Title United States Department of Agriculture Bulletin 177


  • Author: United States. Department of Agriculture.
    Creator Type: Organization
  • Author: Rice, William E. (William Edward)
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 1905
  • Digitized: 2009-02-15


  • English


  • Content Description: Discusses squab raising in detail, including the varieties of pigeons, methods of breeding, feeding, management, housing, disease control, killing, dressing, and selling.
  • Physical Description: 31 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pigeons.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pigeons -- Housing -- Design and construction.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pigeons -- Breeding.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pigeons -- Processing.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Pigeons -- Diseases and pests.
  • Keyword: columbidae
  • Keyword: doves
  • Keyword: columba livia
  • Keyword: orninthology
  • Keyword: rock pigeons
  • Keyword: fowl
  • Keyword: domesticated pigeons
  • Keyword: raising fowl
  • Keyword: raising pigeons
  • Keyword: pigeon meat
  • Keyword: squabs
  • Keyword: pigeon varieties
  • Keyword: domesticated birds


  • Name: Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
    Code: ATOZ
  • Name: USDA Farmers' Bulletins
    Code: USDAFB


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • OCLC: 5634063
  • Government Documents No.: A 1.9:177/2 x
  • UNT Catalog No.: b3292674
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc6405


  • Display Note: Revised May 1904; printed 1905. Contents: Buildings -- Varieties of pigeons -- Breeding -- Feeds and feeding -- Other details of management -- Killing and dressing -- Diseases, parasites, and remedies -- Causes of chilled eggs and dead squabs -- Suggestions regarding the purchase of breeding stock -- Summary.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Omniscan creationAppVersion: 11 creationHardware: Zeutschel OS 10000