The Poultry-Keeper's Text Book

Author: E. Brown

Publisher: Whitaker Press

ISBN: 1445515032

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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This early work on poultry husbandry is a fascinating read for any poultry enthusiast, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It will prove of much interest to the amateur poultry keeper as well as those in the field of agriculture. With 75 Illustrations and Large-scale Diagrammatic Plans. Contents Include: Origin of Breeds; Classification of Breeds; Breeding; Systems of Poultry-Keeping; Housing; Feeding; Hatching; Rearing; Day-old Chicks and Conveyance of Live Poultry; The Egg Trade; Fattening; Marketing Table Poultry; Ducks, Geese and Turkeys; General Information-Artificial Lighting for Laying Houses, Etc.; Diseases; Soils Characteristics and Land Drainage; Measuring Land; Poultry Manure; Weights and Measures; Glossary of Terms; Agricultural Colleges and Farms; and Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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The poultry-keeper's text book

Author: Edward Thomas Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 271

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Poultry Craft

A Text Book for Poultry Keepers

Author: John H. Robinson

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781721819287

Category:

Page: 282

View: 8912

This special re-print of John H Robinson's "Poultry Craft" contains a treasure trove of information on all types of backyard poultry. Written in 1904, this classic text includes all the basics needed to get started in poultry, be it for a hobby, home production of meat and eggs, or as a business proposition. Chapters include Poultry Keeping and Poultry Keepers, Locations and Situations, Poultry Fixtures, Fowls Described, Choosing a Breed - Buying Breeding Stock, The Science of Poultry Feeding, Egg Production, Principles of Breeding Poultry, Hatching and Rearing Chicks, Selling Poultry and Eggs, Exhibiting Poultry, Bantams, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese and more. A must read for those interested in Poultry of all types. One of the more informative books on poultry keeping, in our opinion. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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Poultry-craft

A Text-book for Poultry Keepers ... What to Do. How to Do it

Author: John Henry Robinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 265

View: 4285

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Ward Lock's Poultry Book - A Guide for Small Or Big Poultry Keepers, Beginners and Farmers

Author: Harry Roberts

Publisher: Speath Press

ISBN: 1445511762

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 7757

This early work on poultry husbandry is a fascinating read for any poultry enthusiast, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It will prove of much interest to the amateur poultry keeper as well as those in the field of agriculture. Extensively illustrated with text and full page photographs. Contents Include: The Beginner; Breeds and Strains; Houses and Appliances; Foods and Feeding; Hatching; Rearing; Domestic Poultry Keeping; Intensive Poultry Keeping; Winter Egg-Production; Day-Old Chicks; Ducks; Turkeys; Geese; Guinea Fowls; Diseases of Poultry; Enemies of Poultry; Egg-Preserving; Killing and Shaping; Marketing; Accounts; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Egg Incubation for the Poultry Keeper - A Collection of Articles on the Methods and Equipment of Natural and Artificial Incubation

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473391075

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 302

View: 1906

"Egg Incubation for the Poultry Keeper" is a complete guide for poultry keepers, containing information on the methods, equipment, general management, housing, health and ailments, and much more. It is intended to illustrate the main aspects of egg incubation and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. With simple instructions and a wealth of invaluable information, “Egg Incubation for the Poultry Keeper" is highly recommended for farmers and amateur poultry keepers alike. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on poultry farming.
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Miscellaneous Publication

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: 351

View: 7652

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Poultry Book - A Guide for Big Or Small Poultry Keepers, Beginners and Farmers

Author: Harry Roberts

Publisher: Read Country Books

ISBN: 1846641039

Category: Pets

Page: 228

View: 7101

Originally published in the early 1930s, this extremely scarce early work on poultry keeping is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. We are now republishing it, using the original text and photographs. Two hundred and thirty three pages deal with every aspect of poultry keeping from egg to table, and will prove invaluable to both the backyard beginner and the larger commercial enterprise. Twenty detailed chapters contain much expert advise on: The Beginner; Breeds and Strains; Houses and Appliances; Foods and Feeding; Hatching; Rearing; Backyard Poultry Keeping; Intensive Poultry Keeping; Winter Egg Production; Day Old Chicks; Ducks; Turkeys; Geese; Guinea Fowls; Diseases of Poultry; Vermin; Egg Preserving; Killing and Shaping; Plucking, Drawing, Trussing; Marketing; Accounts. Etc. The book is well illustrated with photos of breeds and equipment. This is a fascinating read for any poultry enthusiast, and contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Many of the early farming books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Bee-keeper's Magazine

A Monthly Journal Devoted Exclusively to Bee Culture

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bees

Page: N.A

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Poultry Culling - A Collection of Articles on the Methods, Equipment and Selection of the Poultry Keeper

Author: Various

Publisher: Carruthers Press

ISBN: 1446535061

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 128

View: 4360

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "Poultry Culling" contains information on the methods and equipment of the poultry keeper. It is intended to illustrate the main aspects of culling poultry and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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The Cider Makers' Hand Book

A Complete Guide for Making and Keeping Pure Cider

Author: J. M. Trowbridge

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cider

Page: 119

View: 6388

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Poultry Houses and Fixtures

How to Lay Out Poultry Plants ...

Author: Reliable Poultry Journal Publishing Company

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Farm buildings

Page: 110

View: 6061

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Poultry Success

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 2935

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Poultry Herald

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

View: 9270

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Modern Poultry Management

Author: Herbert Howes

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473347599

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 7574

First published in 1939, this is a vintage handbook on poultry farming, with chapters on selection, breeding, feeding, housing, and more. 'Modern Poultry Management' contains a wealth of timeless, practical information and is highly recommended for modern poultry farmers and keepers. Contents include: 'important Branches of the Industry', 'Up-to-Date Methods of Poultry-keeping', 'Breeds and Crosses for General Poultry-keepers and Backyarders', 'General Management of Stock for Laying and Breeding Purposes', 'Incubation', 'Artificial and Natural', 'Rearing the Chicks', 'Feeding and General Management of Chicks from Shell to Maturity', etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition complete with the original text and images.
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The Hygiene and Sanitation of Poultry Keeping - A Collection of Articles on the Methods and Equipment of the Poultry Keeper

Author: Various

Publisher: Bowen Press

ISBN: 1446535347

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 36

View: 2737

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "The Hygiene and Sanitation of Poultry Keeping" contains information on the methods and equipment of the poultry keeper. It is intended to illustrate the main aspects of poultry keeping and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Housing Chickens and Other Poultry - A Large Collection of Articles on the Construction of Various Types of Runs, Coops and Houses

Author: Various

Publisher: Codman Press

ISBN: 1446535274

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 582

View: 6831

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience. Each publication has been professionally curated and includes all details on the original source material. This particular instalment, "Housing Chickens and Other Poultry" contains information on the methods and equipment of the poultry keeper. It is intended to illustrate the main forms of poultry housing and serves as a guide for anyone wishing to obtain a general knowledge of the subject and understand the field in its historical context. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Finding List of Books Except Fiction

... with Author & Subject Indexes

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Library catalogs

Page: 608

View: 5489

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