Six hens could provide you with 1000 eggs a year, while ducks lay still more.
Poultry keeping, as a hobby or as part of a self-sufficiency programme, makes a rewarding and interesting domestic activity.
This work is based on the lessons of many years of poultry keeping.
It describes the principles of success, with details of recommended breeds, feeding, construction of a poultry house, and hatching chicks.
Egg preservation is explained, along with remedies to the problems and diseases which might be encountered.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 80 pages, c. 100 photographs/line drawings
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 30/09/2002
- Category: Animal husbandry
- ISBN: 9780713663198