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How to Raise Poultry: Everything You Need to Know, Updated & Revised (Ffa)

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The wondrous world of poultry encompasses chickens, ducks, geese, swans, turkeys, guinea fowl, peacocks, pheasants, quail, partridge, pigeons, ostriches, emus, and rheas. Whichever breed you choose, this book is for you. How to Raise Poultry clearly explains what you need to know to raise a healthy flock and how to go about getting what you want from your birds, be it eggs, meat, feathers, or simply beauty. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs, How to Raise Poultry guides you through the many steps and stages of poultry ownership.
 
With this indispensable guide you’ll be able to:
*Select breeds
*Feed and house your flock
*Keep your birds healthy
*Breed poultry
*Hatch eggs and raise young
*Harvest and sell products
 
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization—formerly known as Future Farmers of America—has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 550,000 members in 7,498 chapters in 50 states, as well as 5 million alumni.
 
Author Christine Heinrichs has won many awards over the course of her 30-year career as a writer. She is a member of the American Poultry Association, where she serves on the Heritage Breeds Committee; the American Bantam Association; and the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. She lives with her husband, chickens, and cat in Cambria, California. Find her books at www.qbookshop.com.

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Whether you raise your flock for pleasure, profit, or both, the freshly updated second edition of Christine Heinrichs’ How to Raise Poultry will quickly equip you to successfully manage any of 14 different fowl species.

Synopsis:

Christine Heinrichs, author of the critically acclaimed How to Raise Chickens, teaches you how to care for every type of feathered friend.
 
Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Poultry, fowl expert Christine Heinrichs offers her seasoned advice in raising 14 different poultry species: chickens, ducks, emus, geese, swans, turkeys, guinea fowl, peacocks, pheasants, quail, partridge, pigeons, ostriches, and rheas. From feeding and housing to husbandry and health, from showing and marketing to legal concerns, Heinrichs clearly details the differing requirements of each kind of poultry. With her comprehensive approach, fully illustrated with instructional photography, you’ll be well-equipped to select breeds, keep your birds healthy, harvest and sell products, and hatch new generations—whether you want eggs, meat, feathers, hides, or simple companionship. As you successfully raise your new flock for pleasure, profit, or both, you’ll quickly understand why Backyard Poultry magazine called the original edition of How to Raise Poultry “a book any bird lover could spend many delightful hours with.”

About the Author

Christine Heinrichs is the author of How to Raise Chickens (Voyageur Press, 2013) and has won many awards over the course of her 30-year writing career. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Environmental Journalists, the Northern California Science Writers Association, and Ten Spurs, the honorary society of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. She is also a member of the American Poultry Association, where she serves on the Heritage Breeds Committee, the American Bantam Association, and the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. She lives with her husband, chickens, and cat in Cambria, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760345672
Subtitle:
Everything You Need to Know, Updated and Revised
Author:
Heinrichs, Christine
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
about ducks
Subject:
how to farm
Subject:
about chickens
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
FFA
Publication Date:
20140115
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 color and 50 b/w photos
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7.25 in

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Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
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Whether you raise your flock for pleasure, profit, or both, the freshly updated second edition of Christine Heinrichs’ How to Raise Poultry will quickly equip you to successfully manage any of 14 different fowl species.
"Synopsis" by ,
Christine Heinrichs, author of the critically acclaimed How to Raise Chickens, teaches you how to care for every type of feathered friend.
 
Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Poultry, fowl expert Christine Heinrichs offers her seasoned advice in raising 14 different poultry species: chickens, ducks, emus, geese, swans, turkeys, guinea fowl, peacocks, pheasants, quail, partridge, pigeons, ostriches, and rheas. From feeding and housing to husbandry and health, from showing and marketing to legal concerns, Heinrichs clearly details the differing requirements of each kind of poultry. With her comprehensive approach, fully illustrated with instructional photography, you’ll be well-equipped to select breeds, keep your birds healthy, harvest and sell products, and hatch new generations—whether you want eggs, meat, feathers, hides, or simple companionship. As you successfully raise your new flock for pleasure, profit, or both, you’ll quickly understand why Backyard Poultry magazine called the original edition of How to Raise Poultry “a book any bird lover could spend many delightful hours with.”
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