Day Range Poultry: Every Chicken Owner's Guide to Grazing Gardens and Improving Pastures

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Good Earth Publications, 2002 - 308 oldal
Day Range Poultry - ISBN 0-9624648-7-2 by best selling authors Andy Lee and Patricia Foreman, 265pp. The subtitle describes it all: Every Chicken Owner's Guide to Grazing Gardens and Improving Pastures, Including the Management of Breeder Flocks, Egg Handling, Incubating, Hatchery Management, Building Shelters, Marketing,Advertising, Soils Regeneration, Compost Creation, Processing Poultry Humanely and Efficiently, and much, much more! This is the book that tells you just about everything you need to know to raise poultry on pasture from the egg up through processing. Based on years of hands-on experiences,success and failures, the authors hold back nothing about the realities, advantages and disadvantages and the rewards of small-scale poultry production systems for income and community food self-sufficiency. Hard to find information on raising turkeys and small-scale breeder flocks and incubation production. Foreword by everybody's favorite contrary farmer,Gene Logsdon. View the table of contents and download a free Day Range Poultry Primer at: www.GoodEarthPublications.com.
 

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Recipe for Day Range Poultry
14
Introduction by Tim Shell
20
Why Raise Poultry on Pasture?
28
How Day Ranging Was Started
45
Day Range Poultry as a Business
54
Consider a Poultry Producers Cooperative
77
Designing Day Range Shelters
83
Eggribusiness
89
Ordering Brooding Chicks
206
Feeds Feeding and Water
217
Pasture Forage Management
231
What You Dont Know About Electric Fence
240
Processing Poultry
249
Predator Prevention Control
272
Turkey Breeds versus Varieties
278
Resource Guide
293

Day Range Fencing the Flock Not the Field
105
Flock Management
146
An OnFarm Hatchery
175

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