Backyard Chickens' Guide to Coops and Tractors

Backyard Chickens' Guide to Coops and Tractors

Author: Members of Backyard Chickens.com

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440317002

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

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Keeping chickens isn't just for farms! The backyard chicken revolution has coops popping up in neighborhoods all over. Home-raised chickens provide a great source of superior, organic eggs that are as close as your backyard. Chickens also make good pets and provide free fertilizer—and lots of fun. Backyard Chickens Guide offers plans and photos for 16 custom coops built by real chicken owners, (including three portable designs known as tractors). Read their stories and learn from their experiences, then head out to the backyard to start your own flock.

A Basic Chicken Guide For The Small Flock Owner

A Basic Chicken Guide For The Small Flock Owner

Author: Roy Jones

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781528762731

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 214

View: 898

This early work on poultry husbandry is a fascinating read for any poultry enthusiast, but also contains much information that is still useful and practical today. It will prove of much interest to the amateur poultry keeper as well as those in the field of agriculture. Extensively illustrated with text and full page photographs. Contents Include: Should I Keep Poultry?; What Size Flock?; Poultry Houses and Fixtures; Selecting High Quality Stock; When and How to Start; Brooding Chicks; Rearing; Management and Selection of Growing Stock; Laying Flock Management; Culling and Selection; Candling, Grading and Preserving Eggs; Growing Meat Chickens; Killing and Dressing Poultry; Marketing Poultry; Cleaning and Sanitation; Poultry Diseases; Poultry Breeding; Keep Poultry Accounts; Home-Grown Crops for Poultry; Basic Ways to Cook Poultry and Eggs; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Management in Small Poultry Farms

Management in Small Poultry Farms

Author: D. P. Mathur

Publisher: Abhinav Publications

ISBN: 9788170170921

Category: Farm management

Page: 127

View: 494

During The Last Few Years, Small Commercial Poultry Farms Were Concerned Over The Bullish Trend In Feed Prices, Unfavourable Egg Feed-Price Ratio, Choice Of Technology And Lack Of Proper Infrastructural Facilities For Egg Production And Marketing. This Study Highlights Some Of The Important Structural Characteristics Of Small Poultry Farms And Suggests Ways And Means Of Improving Economics Of These As Well As Areas Of Intervention By The Government. Professor V.K. Gupta (B. December 6, 1930), Chairman, Centre For Management In Agriculture (Cma), Indian Institute Of Management, Ahmedabad Is A Post-Graduate From The University Of Lucknow. Subsequently, He Studied At The Institute Of Social Studies. The Hague, And Harvard University Specializing In Agricultural Business. Professor V.K. Gupta Has Written Extensively And Taught Courses On Agri-Input And Output And Cooperative Organisation. He Has Been Consultant To Several World Organizations Like Fao, Rome, International Rice Research Institute, Manila. He Was Coordinator Of Several International Management Development Programmes In Fisheries, Paddy-Rice System, And Dairy. He Has Been A Consultant To Many Organizations In Government, Cooperative And Private Sector Connected With Dairy, Paddy-Rice, Fertilizers, Pesticides, Farm Power, And Rural Electrification For Several Years. As Chairman Of Cma, He Is Responsible For A Faculty Of Fifteen Members Engaged In A Mix Of Activities Such As Teaching, Research And Consultancy, And A Large Number Of Research Staff.

Willing's Press Guide

Willing's Press Guide

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015067277957

Category: English newspapers

Page: 536

View: 873

"A guide to the press of the United Kingdom and to the principal publications of Europe, Australia, the Far East, Gulf States, and the U.S.A.