The ABC of Poultry Raising: A Complete Guide for the Beginner or Expert

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Second, thoroughly revised (1977) edition of probably the finest guide available for successfully raising small flocks of chickens: how to get started, equipment needed, controlling diseases and parasites, how to expand, and more. Includes an additional chapter, "The Hobby Side of Poultry Raising," in which the author discusses poultry raising, shows, and more. 53 illustrations.

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Overview

Second, thoroughly revised (1977) edition of probably the finest guide available for successfully raising small flocks of chickens: how to get started, equipment needed, controlling diseases and parasites, how to expand, and more. Includes an additional chapter, "The Hobby Side of Poultry Raising," in which the author discusses poultry raising, shows, and more. 53 illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486232010
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1977
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 689,859
  • Product dimensions: 5.41 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

1 INTRODUCTION
2 HOW TO GET STARTED
3 EQUIPMENT NEEDED
4 BROODING AND REARING CHICKS
5 MANAGING THE LAYING FLOCK
6 CONTROLLING DISEASES AND PARASITES
7 BREEDING FOR IMPROVEMENT
8 PREPERATION OF POULTRY AND EGGS FOR USE
9 HOW TO EXPAND
10 THE HOBBY SIDE OF THE POULTRY INDUSTRY
  INDEX

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