Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds-Glenn Drowns

  • Title: Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds
  • Author: Glenn Drowns
  • Released: 2012-05-22
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  • Pages: 464
  • ISBN: 1612120008
  • ISBN13: 978-1612120003
  • ASIN: 1612120008

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From the Back Cover A diverse flock of poultry can provide free-range meat, a rainbow of eggs, and endless entertainment---all delivered from the confines of your backyard or small farm. Glenn Drowns, an expert on rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, chickens, and other birds, delivers everything you need to know to raise healthy, safe poultry.

The revised and updated fourth edition includes:
*Expanded breed coverage, including heritage and rare breeds
*Complete daily care and feeding instructions
*Emphasis on providing birds with room to roam and peck
*Tips on growing your own feed
*Information on less common species---pigeons, doves, emus, ostriches, peafowl, and swans


About the Author

Glenn Drowns and his wife conserve and promote rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, and chickens at their Sand Hill Preservation Center in Calamus, Iowa. Glenn has raised standard turkey varieties since 1989, and he received the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy’s Breed Conservation Award in 1999 for his contributions to the identification and survival of rare turkeys.

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