Storeys Guide to Raising Poultry 4th Ed.

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Storeys Guide to Raising Poultry 4th Ed. / Glenn Drowns. One of the only books you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds -- even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves,


Storeys Guide to Raising Poultry 4th Ed. / Glenn Drowns. One of the only books you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds -- even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves, ostriches, peafowl, and swan.

Contents: Pt 1: Getting Started -- 1.Should I Raise Poultry? -- 2.Housing and Supplies -- 3.Poultry Biology -- 4.Baby Basics -- 5.Feeds and Feeding -- 6.Heritage Breeds -- pt. 2 Choosing the Right Chickens -- 7.Laying Chickens -- 8.Meat Chickens -- 9.Dual-Purpose Chickens -- 10.Bantams -- 11.Ornamental Chickens -- pt. 3 Turkeys, Waterfowl, Guineas, and More -- 12.Turkeys -- 13.Waterfowl -- 14.Guineas -- 15.Coturnix Quail -- 16.Game Birds -- 17.The "Uncommon" Poultry -- pt. 4 Fowl Practices -- 18.Incubation -- 19.Home Processing -- 20.So, You Want to Be a Breeder? -- 21.Marketing and Sales -- 22.Showing Poultry -- 23.Poultry as Pets -- pt. 5 The Bigger Picture -- 24.Growing Your Own Feed -- 25.Flock Health -- 26.Dealing with Predators -- 27.Government Regulation -- 28.Calendar Considerations -- Appendix -- A.Poultry Feed Requirements -- B.Characteristics Indicating High and Low Egg Production Characteristics of Layers and Nonlayers - Contents note continued: C.U.S. Weight Classes for Shell Eggs -- D.U.S. Standards for Quality of Individual Shell Eggs -- E.Incubation Troubleshooting Chart -- F.Poultry Ailments Checklist and Diagnostic Aids -- G.Using a Wet-Bulb System -- H.Types of Rodenticides -- I.Poultry Manure Information.

 

ISBN: 978-1-61212-000-3

4th edition - 2012 paperback.

Pages: 454; Illustrated.

Poultry Book, Chicken, Hen, Chook, Fowl, Bantam Healthcare.

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