Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry
Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Game Birds
By Glenn Drowns
(Storey Publishing, Paperback, 9781612120003, 454pp.)
Publication Date: May 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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"Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry "is the only book you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds -- even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves, ostriches, peafowl, and swans. Whether you're running a farm or raising a few birds in the backyard, Glenn Drowns tells you everything you need to know about breed selection, housing, space requirements, behavior, breeding, hatching, feeding, health care, and the business of processing meat and eggs. This revised edition includes new and updated information on health and disease, raising birds on pasture, growing your own feed, housing, breeding, slaughtering, and marketing.