Raising Poultry the Modern Way

Raising Poultry the Modern Way

Book - 1990
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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:

* 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.

Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Communications, c1990.
Edition: Updated & rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780882665771
Branch Call Number: 636.5/MERC
Characteristics: 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.


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