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Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl

Gail Damerow

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Product Details
Format:
Paperback
ISBN:
9781612120140
Published:
01 Mar 2013
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Dimensions:
240 pages - 278 x 216mm

If you want to incubate, hatch, and brood chicks yourself, rather than buying them from a hatchery, this is the guide you need. Poultry authority Gail Damerow explains exactly how to hatch healthy baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets, addressing everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to ensuring proper set-up and sanitary conditions, understanding embryo development, and feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder. This is an indispensable reference for any poultry raiser, whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred.

Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals 9781603429696, Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens 9781603424691, The Chicken Encyclopedia 9781603425612

Gail Damerow is the go-to chick gal. Her books have sold over 790,000 copies and include The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, and The Chicken Encyclopedia.

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