1. This booklet reports on the effects of dietary additions of 10 and 20% velvet beans on growth, organ size, and blood chemistry of 0-3 week old male broiler chickens.
  2. This book covers all the basics in a light and nontechnical guide, from housing and feeding through incubating, bringing up chicks, butchering, and raising chickens for show.
  3. The purpose of this technote is to help families in the tropics alleviate hunger and poverty by improving small-farm chick production and health.
  4. This Agrodok booklet describes two hatching systems and the possibility to hatch without a thermostat. 2 Copies
  5. It covers what you need to know to raise chickens. It has a section on chicken breeds, as not all chickens are alike. Information on brooding and early care of the young chicks is provided. There is information on henhouse furniture, or what to have in the henhouse for the chickens. Feeding is...
  6. A couple working six months per year for 50 hours per week on 20 acres can net $25,000-$30,000 per year with an investment equivalent to the price of one new medium-sized tractor. Seldom has agriculture held out such a plum. In a day when main-line farm experts predict the continued demise of the...
  7. 2010-01-20 Whether you are raising a couple of backyard chickens or a flock of one hundred, here is the only book you need to keep your birds healthy and safe. Filled with useful advice and practical know-how, Gail Damerow's trusted reference will guide you through every chicken situation, from hatching...
  8. Seven helminth species were detected withHeterakisgallinarum(10.2%) andAscaridia galli(6.0%) been the most prevalent, whileCapillariaspecies was the least prevalent (0.8%). Physiological status, bird type, production purpose, farm age (years), presence of other animals in the farm, flock size...
  9. 1980-01-01 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.
  10. 1990-01-01 This booklet is intended to serve as a manual for small-scale poultry raising in the tropics. This manual can be of use to both beginning and experienced poultry raisers when confronted with problems which arise. The manual focuses on keeping laying chickens.