2 edition of How to raise poultry found in the catalog.
How to raise poultry
Paul Pomeroy Ives
|Statement||by Paul Ives, profusely illustrated by Franklane L. Sewell and others.|
|LC Classifications||SF487 .I9|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||96 p. incl. front., illus.|
|Number of Pages||96|
|LC Control Number||43009351|
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In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Poultry, fowl expert Christine Heinrichs offers her seasoned advice in raising 14 different poultry species: chickens, ducks, emus, geese /5(3). If you want to raise poultry—for feathers or eggs, beauty or meat, pleasure or profit--this book is the perfect place to begin.
Poultry expert Christine Heinrichs lays out the distinctions between waterfowl (ducks, geese, and swans), turkeys, gamebirds (peafowl, pheasants, quail, and others), ratites (ostriches, emus, and rheas), and pigeons.5/5(9).
Poultry expert Christine Heinrichs lays out the If you want to raise fowl—of whatever kind and for whatever reason—this book is the perfect place to begin. Poultry expert Christine Heinrichs lays out the distinctions between waterfowl (ducks, geese, and swans), turkeys, gamebirds (peafowl, pheasants, quail, and others), ratites (ostriches /5.
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WINTER WATERERS. Don’t leave waterers out overnight (remember, chickens don’t need a drink in the middle of the night). Refill them during the day, starting Use a larger black plastic tub, like a cement-mixing tub, or a rubber tub. Black absorbs heat, and a larger surface area will also help /5().
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Objectives: to learn about all aspects of raising poultry for their meat and eggs. Then to. We have found that many of the older books on poultry (written prior to about ) are excellent sources of information. Many are still available as reprints, and many are available to read for free online through Google Books.
Raising Chickens. Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens. Gail Damerow. How to Raise Chickens provides information on breed types, obtaining stock, housing, feeding, flock management, breeding programs, incubation and care of chicks, selection and culling, showing, health care, and the legal aspects of raising ed and approved by Dr.
Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this /5(40). To start a chicken farm business, decide if you want to focus on eggs, meat production, or another specialty niche, then obtain the necessary equipment.
Next, choose a chicken breed that matches your farming goals and set up coops or cages to keep them in. Feed and care for your chickens daily and be sure to separate any chickens that seem ill 96%().
Nest boxes: for every 2 chickens you raise, you need 1 nest box at the minimum size of 12’ x 12’ x 12’. This is where your hens will lay their eggs. Perches: Chickens don’t sleep on the floor; they sleep on a perch (also called roost).
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Layer poultry farming means raising egg laying poultry birds for the purpose of commercial egg production. Layer chickens are such a special species of hens, which need to.
It also discusses alternative options if you don’t want to process your own chickens. The book concludes with cooking tips and delicious tried and true farm-to-table recipes to impress even the most doubtful family member.
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By Jennifer Poindexter. Jennifer Poindexter. Jennifer is a full-time homesteader who started her journey in the foothills of North Carolina in Currently, she spends her days gardening, caring for her orchard and vineyard, raising chickens, ducks, goats, and bees.
Jennifer is an.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ives, Paul Pomeroy, How to raise poultry. New York, Crown publishers  (OCoLC) Document Type.