Download The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens by Jerome D. Belanger PDF

By Jerome D. Belanger

Raising chickens is a starting to be development hitting city and suburban parts, in addition to the rustic. 'The entire Idiot's consultant® to elevating Chickens', covers each point of elevating chickens, even if one lives within the nation, suburb, or urban. humans in need of their very own provide of natural, additive-free, free-range eggs need to know tips to hold their chickens fit and egg producing.

? how one can select what first of all: chicks, pullets, or hens
? How most sensible to feed and water
? assurance of the preferred breeds
? every thing approximately eggs, together with tips on how to promote them

Show description

Read or Download The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens PDF

Similar animal husbandry books

Mosby's Review Questions & Answers For Veterinary Boards: Large Animal Medicine & Surgery

The 5 volumes of overview Questions & solutions For Veterinary forums include over 8,000 multiple-choice questions overlaying approximately each element of veterinary drugs. The sequence comprises volumes on simple Sciences, medical Sciences, Small Animal medication and surgical procedure, huge Animal medication and surgical procedure, and Ancillary themes.

Livestock production and society

The target of this e-book is to supply a scientific-based, multidisciplinary viewpoint to the discussion among society and the stakeholders inside farm animals creation. matters and difficulties regarding meals protection, animal welfare and rural setting are mentioned inside a holistic method. This new angle has an added-value in comparison to different books which disguise those issues from a consultant perspective.

How to Build Chicken Coops: Everything You Need to Know

Plan, customise, and construct the right domestic in your flock, brood, or snatch. sponsored by way of the nationwide FFA association, our acclaimed sequence of the way to elevate courses has helped numerous first-time animal proprietors optimistically take care of their new partners. tips on how to construct fowl Coops presents whole, thorough, and easy-to-follow directions on construction a coop.

Feed and Feeding Practices in Aquaculture

Feed and fertilizer are major bills in aquaculture operations and play an incredible position within the profitable creation of fish and different seafood for human intake. This publication studies the foremost houses of feeds, advances in feed formula and aspect offerings and the practicalities of feeding platforms and techniques.

Additional info for The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens

Sample text

Many people who are not only chicken lovers but are also against factory farming and in favor of diversity, naturally feel compelled to take one of these rare breeds under their wing to help preserve the genetics. Diversified genetics, in both plants and animals, are of great importance for economic as well as aesthetic reasons. org. The Least You Need to Know ♦ The American Poultry Association divides chickens into 11 classes. ♦ There are an estimated 350 different chicken breeds in the world.

This is a case where more is better, up to a point, but you don’t need an estate or acreage to enjoy keeping a few hens. How Do I Get Started? Dozens of stories exist about how people got their first chickens. Over the years, many backyard flocks have been started with chicks adopted from school science projects. A few weeks later these, along with dyed Easter chicks that have also outgrown their cuteness, are foisted on somebody who lives in the country, “has room” for a few chickens, and doesn’t have the guts to refuse a gift.

Anyone who knows a tad about language might be excused for assuming that La Fleche has something to do with feathers; in reality, it’s the name of a town in the La Sarthe Valley of France, where these birds have been raised for many years and have earned a reputation for their fine meat. Several breeds feature crests, including the Polish, Houdan, and Crevecour. This is a White Polish Bantam. (Photo: Brenda Ernst, Hamersville, Ohio) You’d think this would be enough variety to satisfy anybody, but we’re not even close to being finished.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 44 votes