Book-The Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens, Duck, Geese & Turkeys
By Fred Harms. Lorenz Books: October 16, 2012 - Hardcover (256 Pages)
A Directory Of Poultry Breeds And How To Keep Them.
A practical manual on keeping poultry in the garden - from buying and rearing to breeding and exhibiting - with step-by-step techniques and 700 photographs.
Includes a comprehensive visual encyclopedia of the world's pure breeds of poultry, turkeys, ducks and geese, describing the key characteristics of each.
Helpful answers are provided to common everyday questions such as, what is involved in poultry keeping? What breed should I choose? Do chickens make suitable pets? How much work will it entail? What financial outlay should I expect?
All the day-to-day requirements are explained, such as housing your poultry, as well as hygiene, security, transporting and routine maintenance.
Features advice on preparing birds and eggs for competitive exhibition.
Includes instructions for making a poultry house.