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

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

  • Author: Fred Hams
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books
  • ISBN: 9780754823520
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 256
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Discusses what features to look for when purchasing poultry and provides information on feeding, hygiene, treating illness, and good husbandry practices.

Keeping Chickens in Your Garden

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
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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.

Poultry

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
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Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

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
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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.

The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl

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: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 160
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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.

The Practical Guide to Buying and Running a Smallholding in Wales

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

Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans

  • Author: Carol Ekarius
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing
  • ISBN: 1612128432
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 288
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More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.

Ducks, Geese and Turkeys - A Collection of Articles on the Methods and Equipment of Poultry Keeping

Ducks, Geese and Turkeys - A Collection of Articles on the Methods and Equipment of Poultry Keeping

  • Author: Various Authors
  • Publisher: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1473354536
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 94
  • View: 1966
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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, "Ducks, Geese and Turkeys - A Collection of Articles on the Methods and Equipment of Poultry Keeping" contains information on the poultry business. It is intended to illustrate aspects of poultry farming 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.

Storey's Basic Country Skills

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
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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.

Rearing and Feeding Chickens, Ducklings, Turkeys & Goslings

Rearing and Feeding Chickens, Ducklings, Turkeys & Goslings

A Valuable and Practical Handbook

  • Author: Will Hooley
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Poultry
  • Page: 26
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