Raising Poultry the Modern Way

Raising Poultry the Modern Way

by Leonard S. Mercia, Eileen Powell
     
 

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This Garden Way Classic has been the single most useful reference to countless small flock raisers over the years, and this revised and updated edition answers the questions of a whole new generation of poultry growers.

For anyone interested in raising chickens, turkey, ducks, or geese, Raising Poultry the Modern Way covers all the essentials, including:

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Overview

This Garden Way Classic has been the single most useful reference to countless small flock raisers over the years, and this revised and updated edition answers the questions of a whole new generation of poultry growers.

For anyone interested in raising chickens, turkey, ducks, or geese, Raising Poultry the Modern Way covers all the essentials, including:

* selection of birds for meat or egg production

* hatching eggs from your own breeding flocks

* how to house, feed, and manage the birds

* disease, parasite, and predator control

* processing, packaging, and quality control of eggs and meat

* where to find supplies and equipment

This new edition also includes information on incubation and embryology, and a special section on exhibiting various breeds.

Those who want to raise poultry for home consumption or profit, on a small or intermediate scale, will find quick answers to their questions in this easy-to-read handbook. The author knows poultry, and his straightforward advice is sure to make the poultry growing experience easier and more enjoyable.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780882665771
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/04/1990
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.74(d)

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