International Crane Foundation



Crane Husbandry Manual

Crane Husbandry Manual
Ellis DH, Gee GF, Mirande CM, eds. 1996. Cranes: their biology, husbandry and conservation. Washington, D.C.: Dept of the Interior, National Biological Service, International Crane Foundation.

Information on topics such as reproduction physiology, artificial insemination, incubation, rearing and behavior management, as well as essential priorities for the long term, including genetic management and record keeping. There are sections dealing with the status of all 15 species in the wild, with useful distribution maps and sections dealing with re-introductions.