A diverse flock of poultry can provide free-range meat, a rainbow of eggs, and endless entertainment-all delivered from the confines of your backyard or small farm.
Glenn Drowns, an expert on rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, chickens, and other birds, delivers everything you need to know to raise healthy, safe poultry.
The revised and updated fourth edition includes:
- Expanded breed coverage, including heritage and rare breeds
- Complete daily care and feeding instructions
- Emphasis on providing birds with room to roam and peck
- Tips on growing your own feed Information on less common species-pigeons, doves, emus, ostriches, peafowl, and swans