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Hatching & brooding your own chicks : chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, guinea fowl

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a guide to acquiring and brooding hatchlings, covering such topics as setting up a brooder; managing water, feed, and bedding; chick development and health issues; and managing and operating the incubator.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Damerow
ISBN: 9781612120140 1612120148
OCLC Number: 792889695
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The chicks. Acquiring your first chicks --
Setting up your brooder --
Managing water, feed, and bedding --
What to expect as they grow --
Hatchling health issues --
pt. 2. The eggs. The broody hen --
Selecting an incubator --
Eggs for hatching --
Operating an incubator --
What went wrong? --
Hatchling identification --
Appendix: Screwpot notions.
Other Titles: Hatching and brooding your own chicks
Responsibility: Gail Damerow.

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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  Read more...
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Background information, illustrations, and thorough instructions abound throughout this thoughtfully organized work. In addition to sections devoted to the selection, care, feeding, and development Read more...

 
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