Contained within this book is a comprehensive treatise on the poultry industry in California, being a collection of plain hints for beginners in the rearing, housing, feeding, protecting from pests and diseases, and marketing of poultry products. Written with the aim of helping others avoid stumbling blocks in the poultry business, this is a text that will be of much value to those starting out in the industry and will also be of use to existing polity farmers as a reference book. The chapters of this text include: 'Some of the Advantages of California Poultry Raising', 'When and How to Start in the Poultry Business', 'Location', 'The Colony Plan', 'Open Front Houses', 'Large and Small Plants for Eggs', 'The Care and Management of Eggs', 'How to Build an Incubator Cellar', and much more. Originally published in 1915, we are proud to republish this antique book now complete with a new introduction on the subject.
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 9th October 2007
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61 x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.23