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      The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers

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      9781603582902
      Internet/Catalog:
      203674646

      The most comprehensive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry for the small-scale farmer, homesteader, and professional grower."The Small-Scale Poultry Flock" offers a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowl, based entirely on natural systems. Readers will find information on growing (and sourcing) feed on a small scale, brooding (and breeding) at home, and using poultry as insect and weed managers in the garden and orchard. Ussery's model presents an entirely sustainable system that can be adapted and utilized in a variety of scales, and will prove invaluable for beginner homesteaders, growers looking to incorporate poultry into their farm, or poultry farmers seeking to close their loop. No other book on raising poultry takes an entirely whole-systems approach, or discusses producing homegrown feed and breeding in such detail. This is a truly invaluable guide that will lead farmers and homesteaders into a new world of self-reliance and enjoyment.

      • Technology and engineering
      • Domestic animals
      • Agriculture
      • Animal husbandry
      • 394 pages
    • Specifications
      Binding :
      Softcover
      Home improvement topic :
      Outdoors
      Publisher :
      Chelsea Green Publishing Company
      Returnable :
      90-Day
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