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Small Farmer"s Guide to Raising Livestock and Poultry

Alistair Fraser

Small Farmer"s Guide to Raising Livestock and Poultry

by Alistair Fraser

  • 369 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Arco Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7629130M
ISBN 100668046872
ISBN 109780668046879
OCLC/WorldCa6222821

I've owned a book called "Keep Chickens" for the last few years, and it's aimed at people who want to keep a small flock of hens within the city limits to provide the family with fresh eggs. An excellent, honest reference book for anyone considering acquiring livestock, whether it be a 4/5(31). The business of poultry f arming There are many small farmers that are making money out of raising meat birds (broilers) in East New Britain (ENB). They buy day-old chicks from Lae and usually sell them live after weeks. They also buy their feed in from Lae and this means tha t it is expensive.

Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. Carol Ekarius is the coauthor of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and the author of several books including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle, and Pigs. She lives in the.

Fast Ship Poultry Diseases A Guide For Farmers And Poultry Professionals 2e. $ Poultry Book. Poultry Book - A Guide For Big Or Small Poultry Keepers, Beginners And Farmers. $ Poultry Book. Poultry Book - A Guide For Big Or Small Poultry Keepers, Beginners And Farmers. $ We are a small farm in Michigan that focuses on raising poultry on a corn free diet. What does that mean? We raise turkeys, chickens, and hens for eggs on our custom, ground, and mixed feed that has no corn. We can’t raise chickens, turkeys, and eggs for everyone that has a corn allergy, but we can do the next best thing.


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Small Farmer's Guide to Raising Livestock and Poultry Hardcover – April 1, by Alistair Fraser (Editor), Katie Thear (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratingsReviews: 2. Glenn Drowns, author of Showing Poultry and Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition, and his wife conserve and promote rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, and chickens at their Sand Hill Preservation Center in Calamus, Iowa.

Drowns, a highly respected poultry judge, has raised standard turkey varieties sinceand he received the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy /5(99).

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Alstair Fraser. Arco Publishing, New York. Hardcover w/ dust jacket, Seller Rating: % positive. Resource Guide for Beginning Farmers in Oklahoma 51 A Resource Guide for Beginning Farmers in Oklahoma E livestock (nutrition, health, genetics), marketing, general business management (accounting, 3 Poultry and Eggs 4 Winter Wheat 5 All Hay 6 Corn for Grain This book provides the details that every potential poultry breed needs to start creating detailed plans for purchasing, raising, and breeding their new small farm animals.

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Written by three experts from the Livestock Conservancy, this book includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, rabbits, pigs, sheep, goats, cattle, donkeys, and horses, detailing each breed's specific needs and characteristics so that you can select the one that's right for you.A guide for small-scale poultry producers and processors using a Massachusetts-inspected mobile poultry processing unit (MPPU) or stationary on-farm facility.

The guide was created by New Entry in partnership with the New England Small Farm Institute with input from Massachusetts state agencies, outlining the food safety and recordkeeping practices required of small-scale poultry processors .Raising livestock always has a learning curve but the more knowledgeable you are the better that curve will be to you and your farm animals.

1. Pekin Ducks. Pekin Ducks are the easiest farm animals to raise. They are a great source for meat and large eggs. They also require very little space.