The Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens, Ducks, Geese & Turkeys

A Directory of Poultry Breeds and how to Keep Them, with Step-by-step Techniques and More Than 650 Colour Photographs

Author: Fred Hams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780754823520

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 9982

Discusses what features to look for when purchasing poultry and provides information on feeding, hygiene, treating illness, and good husbandry practices.
Posted in Nature

Keeping Chickens in Your Garden

A Practical Guide to Raising Chickens, Ducks, Geese and Turkeys in Your Backyard, with Over 400 Photographs

Author: Fred Hams

Publisher: Southwater

ISBN: 9781780193090

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 2333

An expert manual on keeping poultry in the garden complements instructions for building a coop with essential guidelines on everything from rearing and breeding to housing and maintaining poultry health. Original.
Posted in Nature

The Practical Guide to Buying and Running a Smallholding in Wales

Author: Liz Shankland

Publisher: University of Wales Press

ISBN: 1783162813

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 9612

Offers guidance to buying and running a smallholding in Wales, aimed at would-be downshifters, wherever they may live.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Poultry-fattening

A Practical Guide to the Fattening, Killing, Shaping, Dressing, and Marketing of Chickens, Ducks, Geese, and Turkeys

Author: Edward Brown

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 102

View: 3113

Posted in Poultry

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 4683

Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Drowns provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you’ll be inspired to experiment with new breeds and add diversity to your poultry operation.
Posted in Technology & Engineering

Poultry

A Practical Guide to the Choice, Breeding, Rearing, and Management of All Descriptions of Fowls, Turkeys, Guinea-fowls, Ducks, and Geese, for Profit and Exhibition

Author: Hugh Piper

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 152

View: 7436

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Five Acres and Independence - A Practical Guide to the Selection and Management of the Small Farm

Author: Maurice G. Kains

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312833068

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 418

View: 5319

PEOPLE who think they "would like to have a little farm" naturally fall into two groups; those who are sure to fail and those likely to succeed. This book is written to help both! Its presentation of advantages and disadvantages, essential farming principles and practices should enable you to decide in which class you belong and whether or not you would be foolish or wise to risk making the plunge. In either case it should be worth many times its price because, on the one hand it should prevent fore-doomed failure, and on the other, show you how to avoid delay, disappointment, perhaps disaster, but attain the satisfaction that characterizes personal and well directed efforts in farming. (From the Introduction) This classic bestseller became that way because of it's very practical and honest appraisal of how a person can get from crowded, noisy, dangerous city life to a peaceful, calm, satisfaction-filled lifestyle in a rural or even suburban setting. Get Your Copy Today!
Posted in Business & Economics

The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl

How To Choose Them - How To Keep Them

Author: Celia Lewis

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472906462

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 3645

With just a little land and available water, you can raise a variety of domestic fowl, from friendly ducks and characterful geese to guineafowl, dainty quail, placid turkeys or even peafowl. Illustrated with the author's charming watercolour paintings, this book is packed with practical tips on keeping domestic fowl and selecting the right breed for your circumstances. Covering 65 domestic breeds of ducks, geese, guineafowl, quail, turkeys and peafowl, the book gives an insight into the individual personalities and attributes of each kind of bird. The breed profiles are written in engaging text and include the history and place of origin, colour combinations, differences between male and female birds, the appearance of hatchlings and the numbers of eggs to expect. As well as selecting an appropriate breed, you need to consider your neighbours, the kinds of bird you can and should keep, whether you want them for eggs or as pets, and whether you want to breed them. The book offers helpful advice on all these issues and also on housing, the provision of water, feeding and the noise and impact your birds will have, as well as preventing and treating common ailments. Whether you are starting out as a smallholder, are interested in raising a few ducks or geese in a suburban or rural setting, or are simply a devotee of domestic fowl there is plenty to captivate you in this book.
Posted in Nature

Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

View: 4621

Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
Posted in House & Home

Ducks, Show and Utility

A Treatise on the Breeding, Rearing and General Management of Ducks for Show, for the Table, and for Egg Production, with a Chapter on Geese

Author: Charles Arthur House

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Ducks

Page: 113

View: 6475

Posted in Ducks

Backgarden Chickens and Other Poultry

Author: John Harrison

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0716022761

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 4086

A practical and indispensable guide which covers all you need to know about keeping poultry in your own back garden. Find out: What housing and basic equipment you need. How to choose and obtain the right poultry for the space you have available. Which are the best breeds of chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and quail for your circumstances. How to help your poultry settle into their new homes. How to feed and care for your poultry. How to breed your ownHow to store eggs and increase production. And even how to cull your birds.
Posted in Nature

The Complete Book of Raising Livestock and Poultry

Author: Katie Thear

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 9780330301589

Category: Animal industry

Page: 224

View: 4888

Backyard farmers interested in having a readily available source of eggs and meat are provided with nontechnical information on housing, feeding, raising and butchering chickens.
Posted in Animal industry

Collier's Encyclopedia

With Bibliography and Index

Author: Frank Webster Price

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

View: 1806

Posted in Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Collier's Encyclopedia

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

View: 8420

Posted in Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Will Hooley's Practical Poultry Culture

A Complete and Most Practical Treatise on Modern Poultry Culture ... with Special Chapter on "the Intensive System" ...

Author: Will Hooley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 156

View: 2347

Posted in Poultry

The Breeder's Gazette

A Weekly Publication Devoted ... to the Interests of Live-stock Breeders

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Livestock

Page: N.A

View: 3697

Posted in Livestock