Storey s Guide to Raising Poultry 4th Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Poultry  4th Edition
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Author: Glenn Drowns
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781603427685
Release: 2012-05-22
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Drowns provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you’ll be inspired to experiment with new breeds and add diversity to your poultry operation.

Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens 4th Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens  4th Edition
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Author: Gail Damerow
Pages: 424
ISBN: 9781612129303
Release: 2017-12-26
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication makes the sections on flock management truly authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity and information about chicken breeds, anatomy, and health.

Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens

Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens
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Author: Gail Damerow
Pages: 341
ISBN: 158017325X
Release: 1995
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Expert advice on selecting breeds, caring for chicks, producing eggs, raising broilers, feeding, troubleshooting, and much more.

Your Chickens

Your Chickens
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Author: Gail Damerow
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781603427579
Release: 2012-10-19
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Full of expert advice and plenty of encouragement for the youngest poultry farmers, this introductory guide is designed to show children ages 9 and up how to safely and successfully raise their own chickens. With age-appropriate language and clear diagrams, Gail Damerow provides everything kids need to know to choose, purchase, house, and show their own chickens. Whether they’re interested in raising chickens for pleasure or to make money, this easy-to-use guide will help children achieve their chicken-raising goals.

Storey s Guide to Raising Ducks 2nd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Ducks  2nd Edition
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Author: Dave Holderread
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781603427456
Release: 2011-01-19
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behavior, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you’re about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals.

Storey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Storey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
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Author: Carol Ekarius
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781612128436
Release: 2016-07-18
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.

The Beginner s Guide to Raising Chickens

The Beginner s Guide to Raising Chickens
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Author: Anne Kuo
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1641524057
Release: 2019-06-04
Editor: Rockridge Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The book new chicken keepers will crow about. The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens makes it simple and easy to start keeping these surprisingly smart birds right in your backyard. From constructing coops to rearing chicks, you'll learn everything you need to know to make sure your chickens stay happy and healthy all year round. Which breed of chicken is right for you? What's the best coop-bedding material? What sort of feed should you use? Let expert chicken keeper Anne Kuo answer these questions--and many others--in The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens. The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens includes: All cooped up--Create the perfect home for raising chickens using detailed backyard coop designs and construction guides. From chickens to eggs--Find out how to pick the right breed, raise chicks, collect eggs, keep your birds safe from predators, and more. Learn to speak bird--Start talking the talk thanks to an extensive glossary of common chicken-keeping terms. Get your own flock started in no time--The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens shows you how.

The Complete Idiot s Guide To Raising Chickens

The Complete Idiot s Guide To Raising Chickens
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Author: Jerome D. Belanger
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781101223710
Release: 2010-04-06
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

An eggcellent guide to raising backyard chickens! Raising chickens is a growing trend hitting urban and suburban areas, as well as the country as people look for ways to exert more control over their food supply in these uncertain times. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens is a true beginner's guide, covering every aspect of raising chickens, whether one lives in the country, suburb, or city. If you want your own supply of organic, additive-free, free-range eggs, and want to know exactly how to acquire and keep your chickens healthy and egg producing, this book shows you how. Learn how to: - Choose whether to start with chicks, pullets, or hens; and which breeds are best - Pick the right chicken coop for your needs - Feed, water, heat, and sanitize your chickens - Deal with common health and behavioral concerns - Preserve the eggs you want and sell off the excess So what the flock are you waiting for? Start raising chickens today!

Storey s Guide to Raising Turkeys 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Turkeys  3rd Edition
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Author: Don Schrider
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781603429092
Release: 2013-12-17
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Turkeys are an excellent source of succulent meat, rich eggs, and nutrient-dense manure, and raising them is a rewarding and profitable activity for many farmers. With helpful tips on acquiring organic certification, processing both meat and eggs, and marketing your products, you’ll have all the information you need to successfully raise your own healthy and productive turkeys.

A Kid s Guide to Cats

A Kid s Guide to Cats
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Author: Arden Moore
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781635861037
Release: 2020-03-31
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This fun and practical cat care book written just for kids will guide young cat lovers in how to provide a safe, healthy environment, deliver daily care, and ensure positive interactions and rewarding, long-term relationships with feline friends. Pet expert Arden Moore helps kids understand how cats think and what they need to be happy and healthy, whether socializing a spunky new kitten or welcoming an adult cat into a household. Along with essentials on topics such as how to read a cat’s body language and proper litter box protocol, fun and fascinating features cover the history of cat-human relationships, why and how cats purr, “ask the vet” Q&As, trivia, DIY cat toys, and even tips for training a cat to come when called (yes, you can!). Information-packed and filled with photography and colorful illustrations that infuse each page with feline energy, A Kid’s Guide to Cats equips kids with everything they need to know to be great cat caretakers and companions. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

Chicken Wisdom Frame Ups

Chicken Wisdom Frame Ups
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Author: Melissa Caughey
Pages: 100
ISBN: 1635862434
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: Storey Publishing, LLC

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chickens, with their natural beauty and big personalities, have a wide — and growing — audience appreciative of the humor and wisdom they bring to daily life. Few are better acquainted with chickens’ charm than Melissa Caughey, who has introduced the appeal of owning a flock and chronicled the lives and personalities of her own backyard birds in the best-selling books How to Speak Chicken and A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. In Chicken Wisdom Frame-Ups, pairs sage sentiments with delightful chicken photography on 50 individual cards. The clever Frame-Ups format includes a pull-out table-top frame, so you can display your favorite card for visual inspiration or easily swap it out for one that fits the mood or suits the moment. It’s an all-in-one package that delivers the joy of keeping chickens — without having to clean the coop!

Hentopia

Hentopia
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Author: Frank Hyman
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781612129952
Release: 2018-12-11
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

More eggs, less work! And more enjoyment for both the chickens and their keeper! That’s the promise of Frank Hyman’s Hentopia. From the Vending Machine Feeder to the Refilling Rainwaterer, Hyman’s innovative building projects are designed to save time and money while keeping chickens safe, healthy, clean, and well fed. Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and colorful photos, the 21 projects for the chicken yard range from creative doorways, nest boxes, fencing, and roosts to a predator-proof pen, a “Chunnel” chicken run, and a sturdy but inexpensive coop made from wooden pallets. With a lively, humorous voice, Hyman generously shares his expert advice on all aspects of chicken-keeping. Requiring minimal previous carpentry experience and using many salvaged or found materials, Hentopia is within reach of every aspiring chicken-keeper.

The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens

The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens
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Author: Kathy Shea Mormino
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780760359792
Release: 2017-10-01
Editor: Voyageur Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens covers all aspects of keeping pet chickens in a beautifully illustrated, no-nonsense format. Kathy addresses everything needed to keep chickens simply, including coops, chick care, breed selection, chicken health, and beyond! Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, The-Chicken-Chick.com. Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care—from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.

Chick Days

Chick Days
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Author: Jenna Woginrich
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9781603427432
Release: 2011-01-19
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Jenna Woginrich chronicles the life journey of three chickens (Amelia, Honey, and Tilda) from fluffy, newly hatched bundles to grown hens laying eggs of their own. As you watch these chickens grow, you’ll learn everything you need to know about chicken behavior, feeding, housing, and health care. This playfully informative guide will inspire you to confidently raise your own feathered flock.

Hatching Brooding Your Own Chicks

Hatching   Brooding Your Own Chicks
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Author: Gail Damerow
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781603428781
Release: 2013-04-12
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Gail Damerow shows you how to incubate, hatch, and brood baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets. With advice on everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder, this comprehensive guide also covers issues like embryo development, panting chicks, and a variety of common birth defects. Whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred, you’ll find all the information you need to make your poultry-raising operation a success.

The Chicken Encyclopedia

The Chicken Encyclopedia
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Author: Gail Damerow
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781603427760
Release: 2012-03-01
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, breeding, molting, communication, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these fascinating birds.

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Pigs  3rd Edition
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Author: Kelly Klober
Pages: 374
ISBN: 9781603426862
Release: 2010-01-27
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Learn how to successfully raise your own pigs. Stressing the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly farming practices, Kelly Klober provides expert tips on making your hog operation more efficient and profitable. Storey’s Guide to Raising Pigs will give beginners the confidence they need to succeed, while inspiring experienced farmers to try new techniques and experiment with new breeds.

Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats 2nd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Meat Goats  2nd Edition
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Author: Maggie Sayer
Pages: 344
ISBN: 9781603422390
Release: 2010-12-08
Editor: Storey Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.

The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens

The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens
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Author: Tara Layman Williams
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781601383747
Release: 2010-11-15
Editor: Atlantic Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Properly raised chickens can be a major boon to any household looking to save money on eggs and poultry. The average hen lays 260 eggs per year, which means that with just six chickens, your family could have 1,560, or 130 dozen, eggs a year. Not only can this save your family significant money on groceries, but you can also harvest and sell eggs at farmers markets or local supermarkets. Additionally, you can raise poultry for meat, saving you a weekly trip to your grocer s deli counter. Raising chickens is relatively inexpensive, and they are easy to maintain if you are equipped with the right knowledge. Plus, your family will love having these quirky and fun birds around. With The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, you can have a happy and healthy flock that provides your family with countless benefits. In this book, you will find comprehensive information on understanding how to raise your new flock, no matter if you live in the city or on a small farm. Starting with the basics, this book begins describing the different goals and reasons you may want to have these birds, whether for eggs, meat, breeding, selling, showing, or just to have them as pets. You will learn how to understand chickens and how to decide which breed to purchase depending on your needs, as well as where to purchase your chickens and handle them. After reading this book, you will know what your chickens will need and how to take care of them so you can meet your goals for the birds. You will learn what kind of housing your chickens need, including everything from runs and bedding to lighting, perches, and nesting boxes. Once you are an expert on chicken coops, you will explore the proper methods and forms of feed each breed needs. This book provides details on how to breed chickens for egg production and how to collect and store the eggs, while additional information is included on how to manage your breeders and hatch eggs. This book covers the entire lifespan of the chicken, including hatching, egg cultivation, mating, and slaughter. Additionally, you will rarely have to call the vet with this book s information on chicken health and anatomy. We interviewed top chicken farms and experts for this book, and their expertise and experience is compiled in this book to provide practical information on maintaining chicken health, how different seasons affect chicken care, and how to raise chickens for meat. The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens is the perfect guide for any new chicken farmer to have in hand. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

Choosing Raising Chickens

Choosing   Raising Chickens
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Author: Celia Lewis
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0715333100
Release: 2009-08-31
Editor: David & Charles

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is a practical and comprehensive everything-you-need-to-know guide to chicken breeds for anyone who keeps chickens, is considering keeping chickens or aspires to keep chickens. Comprehensive content features over 70 breeds which reveals how, as well as being useful, chickens are interesting and colourful characters. This guide includes essential practical information on feeding, housing and welfare as well as easy-to-use keys to selecting the most suitable breeds. Chickens make great pets -- they are low maintenance living on the scraps that you throw away, and are easy-going, plus they thrive in small urban areas and backyards.