Turkey Production at Home

This excerpt from Jack Widmer's 1949 book "Practical Animal Husbandry" covers breeds, feeding, brooding methods, sanitation, and other topics relevant to turkey production at home.

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The sun porch is one of the most practical approaches to producing disease-free turkeys. Add a small covered shed to the one in the photo—which is in a warm climate—and it becomes an ideal arrangement for almost any climate.
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