Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition

Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612129303

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 424

View: 728

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 Poultry, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612120003

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 849

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 Dairy Goats, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Dairy Goats, 4th Edition

Author: Jerry Belanger

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603427395

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 306

View: 777

A great choice for the small or backyard farmer, dairy goats require a smaller investment than cows and produce milk that makes delicious yogurt and cheese. This fourth edition includes more on pygmy goats, health care, breeding, and making dairy products. You’ll have everything you need to you need to know to successfully raise your own dairy goats.

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition

Author: Gail Damerow

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426961

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

View: 416

Gail Damerow shows you how to choose the right breeds for your needs, build efficient chicken coops, provide necessary medical attention for your animals, and much more. Whether you’re raising broilers for meat or preparing your chickens to win a blue ribbon at the next county fair, Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens will help you achieve your poultry-raising goals.

Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426879

Category: Pets

Page: 512

View: 316

Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.

Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Pigs, 3rd Edition

Author: Kelly Klober

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426862

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 385

View: 278

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 Rabbits, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Rabbits, 4th Edition

Author: Bob Bennett

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612122540

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 333

View: 249

Whether you’re interested in raising rabbits for show, meat, fur, or as pets, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to keep your animals healthy and productive. Offering expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, humane handling, routine medical care, and dealing with diseases, Bob Bennett also provides tips on how to make raising rabbits a financial lucrative endeavor. Storey’s Guide to Raising Rabbits will help both the commercial producer and the backyard fancier achieve their rabbit-raising goals.

Showing Poultry

Showing Poultry

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781612125305

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

View: 823

This addition to the Storey BASICS farming line is for the thousands of people raising chickens and other poultry who want to take the next challenge: exhibiting their birds in shows small and large, whether urban, suburban, or rural.