How to Raise Poultry
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By Christine Heinrichs. 2nd Edition.
Backed by the National FFA Organization, this resource has helped countless first-time animal owners confidently care for their new companions. The author offers advice in raising 14 different poultry species, chickens, ducks, emus, geese, swans, turkeys, guinea fowl, peacocks, pheasants, quail, partridge, pigeons, ostriches, and rheas. From feeding and housing to husbandry and health, from showing and marketing to legal concerns, the author clearly details the differing requirements of each kind of poultry. With the comprehensive approach, fully illustrated with instructional photography, you will be well-equipped to select breeds, keep your birds healthy, harvest and sell products, and hatch new generations - whether you want eggs, meat, feathers, hides, or simple companionship. 176 pages, 8-1/4 in. x 10-5/8 in. Softcover. Copyright 2014.