Of the books on raising chickens, “Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry” is as authoritative and thorough as they come. This resource, written by heritage poultry expert Glenn Drowns, also walks you through raising turkeys, waterfowl and game birds.
“Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry” will get readers up to speed on raising chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas and game birds.
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Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry, updated for a fourth edition by renowned heritage-breeds conservationist Glenn Drowns, walks the reader through the ins and outs of raising chickens, turkeys, ducks and guineas. Drowns covers the full life span of the birds, from brooding to butchering. He even dives into less common fowl, including pigeons, emus, doves and ostriches. In addition to essential topics, such as shelters, feeders, medicine and predators, he also covers extrinsic matters, such as marketing, sales and growing your own poultry feed.
Drawing on Drowns’ decades of experience with myriad common and rare breeds, this book delivers excellent advice for all levels of interest. Writes Drowns, “Nearly everyone can identify with some facet of the poultry world and find valid reasons to raise these wonderful creatures.”
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