This book is a standard reference for Australian poultry keepers. Written by an experienced poultry farmer, it gives detailed descriptions of the various breeds of fowls, ducks, turkeys and geese than can be bred in a domestic or farm environment.
The book contains clear, practical information about:
- housing, care, feeding and flock management
- breeding, hatching and showing poultry
- egg and meat production
- handling produce
- dealing with broody hens and "flighty" birds
- problems such as eggs without shells, cannibalism and disease
An up-to-date State-by-State directory lists government departments and independent organisations that can assist the poultry keeper. All readers will find 'A Guide To Keeping Poultry In Australia' an invaluable source of information whether they are interested in a few daily eggs for the family or production for profit.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 1990
- 154 x 230mm