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This Garden Way Classic has been the single most useful reference to countless small flock raisers over the years, and this revised and updated edition answers the questions of a whole new generation of poultry growers. For anyone interested in raising chickens, turkey, ducks, or geese, Raising Poultry the Modern Way covers all the essentials, including: * selection of birds for meat or egg production * hatching eggs from your own breeding flocks * how to house, feed, and manage the birds * disease, parasite, and predator control * processing, packaging, and quality control of eggs and meat * where to find supplies and equipment This new edition also includes information on incubation and embryology, and a special section on exhibiting various breeds. Those who want to raise poultry for home consumption or profit, on a small or intermediate scale, will find quick answers to their questions in this easy-to-read handbook. The author knows poultry, and his straightforward advice is sure to make the poultry growing experience easier and more enjoyable.

Publication Details

  • Publisher: Storey Communications
  • ISBN-10: 0882665774
  • ISBN-13: 978-0882665771
  • Dewey Decimal: 636.5
  • ECHO Library: 636.5 MER
  • ECHO Asia Library: AB.040