This early guide to poultry husbandry is a fascinating read for any poultry keeper or historian of the breed and contains much information and anecdote that is still useful today. Contents Include: How chickens use their feed; General principles of feeding chickens; Nutritive requirements of chickens; Effect of feed on flesh and eggs; Deficiency diseases and vices; Selecting feedstuffs; Practical points in feeding chickens; Use of milk and home-grown grain. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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|Size: ||975 KB|
|Publisher: ||Crawford Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473352261 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|