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Bird of Prey Management Series 6 disc Set

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This special offer set of features the following titles from our acclaimed Bird of Prey Management Series:

Behaviour and Learning
Nutrition
Basic Training
Anatomy
Healthcare
Fitness Training

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Format: DVD PAL English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)
Price: £135.00
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Bird of Prey Management Series Captive Breeding Set DVD

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The complete set of Bird of Prey Management Series Captive Breeding

This 4 DVD set covers Preperation for Breeding, Imprints and insemination, Incubation and Hatching and Rearing.

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Format: DVD PAL English and Spanish.
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Behaviour and Learning DVD

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To successfully train a hawk or falcon, the falconer needs to know why a hawk acts as it does and how it learns to respond to the various stimuli it receives in adolescence and maturity. Includes 34 page handbook.
Running time: 60 mins

Format: DVD PAL English (No Spanish language version).
Region: Global (PAL)
Price: £27.50
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Nutrition DVD

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Nutrition is Module 1 in the Bird of Prey Management Series. Film length is 53 minutes accompanied by a 36 page technical Handbook in English. Nutrition covers diets of wild raptors, choices of diets for captive raptors, digestion, measuring the crop, rangle, casting, washed meat, supplements, diets for baby raptors, feeding invalids, risks in feeding wild food and much more. It is designed by experts in their own fields with additional material from specialist advisors. Although comprehensible for beginners, it will also be of use to experienced practitioners.
Running time: 53 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)

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Basic Training DVD

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This is Module 2 in the Bird of Prey Management Series run by Faraway Film Productions. The film** follows the training of a Saker, a Peregrine and a Harris Hawk, from the point of taking up to flying free for the first time. It covers sources of birds, hacking, fitting of anklets, tail-bells and transmitter mounts, taming, calling to the fist and lure and early flights loose. The emphasis is on developing safe routines and techniques which form the groundwork for further progress. It is designed for both expert and inexperienced falconers. Most of it was filmed in Northumberland, home of the Northumberland Crow Falcons. The Arab sequences, including stone curlew hawking, were filmed in Abu Dhabi, and a short sequence on training goshawks was filmed in southern China. Several films, which are currently being filmed, lead on from Basic Training. These include Advanced Training and Fitness Training.
Running time: 52 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)

** - Edited by P. Wood-Walker.

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Anatomy DVD

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Module 3 Anatomy is written and edited by a panel of raptor specialists from the UK. This is the third part of the Falcon Management series run by the Faraway Film Productions. The film is a complete course on all aspects of raptor raptor anatomy. A knowledge of form and function in raptors is a pre-requisite to understanding aspects of health care, management and training. An essential study for all levels of experience. Excellent information for veterinary students, zoologists, biologists and rehabilitators. Any raptor course will find it a useful teaching aid. Learn about the respiratory and immune systems, the function of air sacs, how the different body organs function and where they are located. Excellent footage from around the world. Packed with information.
Running time: 67 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Complete with English booklet.
Region: Global (PAL)

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Health Care DVD

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Health Care How to recognise the signs of ill health, what course of action to take and how to look after your bird once the problem has been diagnosed. It looks in detail at hygiene, the immune system, viruses and vaccination. Covering disease prevention during early training, parasites, respiratory problems and lead poisoning. We learn where diseases come from, how to avoid them and how to give medication. We join some avian veterinarians in surgery to show you some of the treatment procedures. Includes 34 page handbook.
Running time 85 minutes

Format: DVD PAL-English.

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Captive Breeding 1: Preparations for Breeding DVD

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Covers how to learn more about your chosen species in the wild by taking you on a field study of wild New Zealand Falcons. Examines in detail the design of pens for breeding using natural pairs and imprints. Looks at the different types of nests used by different species of raptors. Looks at the facilities you will need, such as an incubator room, and brooders, the selection of breeding stock and preparations to be made before the breeding season. Filmed mainly at Hunting Falcons International, UK, New Zealand and Mongolia. There is one technical Handbook covering the four Captive Breeding Modules and in addition the course text for this is the book Understanding the Bird of Prey.
Running time: 67 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)

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Captive Breeding 2: Imprints and insemination DVD

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Covers how to rear imprints for future breeding and how to train them as voluntary semen donors and layers. Covers the anatomy of the female reproductive tract, and how to manage forced inseminations. Looks at all aspects of semen quality, storage and handling.
Running time: 71 mins
Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.

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Captive Breeding 3: Incubation and Hatching DVD

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This module covers egg laying, natural and artificial incubation, using bantams to incubate, egg structure and development, monitoring eggs during incubation, weight loss, temperature and humidity, extended clutches and transportation of eggs, egg problems and hatching difficulties, health and hygiene. It shows in detail all phases of incubation and hatching and how to recognise abnormalities. It follows the egg throughout embryonic development. Close up footage of normal and assisted hatching, processing the chick at hatch and what to do during the first few hours after hatch.
Running time: 81 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)
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Captive Breeding 4: Rearing DVD

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This Module is the final part of the CAPTIVE BREEDING series. We have looked at the breeding facility, natural pairs and imprints, egg production and incubation. In this module we show how to rear healthy, good quality chicks from the time they hatch to when they are ready to begin training. Topics include the first 72 hours after hatch, brooders, temperature and humidity, dealing with unretracted yolk sacs, rearing junior chicks, DNA sexing, diets, problem chicks, identification and ringing, breeding records and pedigrees. We explain how and when to foster chicks on to imprint parents, placing chicks with natural pairs, multiple broods and feeding regimes.
Running time: 85 mins

Format: DVD PAL-English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)
Also available NTSC-Spanish (L3) and PAL-Spanish (L4). Click here for contact details
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Fitness Training DVD

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Covers the many aspects of preparing falcons, hawks and eagles for the hunting field, for display and for rehabilitation. You will understand what fitness means in biological terms before moving onto the various methods (and their variations) used to obtain peak physical fitness such as lures, kites, high jumps and general exercises such as calling off. Once again this video combines science and technique with actual examples of falcons and hawks hunting so as to demonstrate the visible benefits of a really fit bird of prey.
Running time: 90 mins

Format: DVD PAL English and Spanish.
Region: Global (PAL)

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