Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl
by Gail Damerow

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Gail Damerow shows you how to incubate, hatch, and brood baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets. With advice on everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder, this comprehensive guide also covers issues like embryo...
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Published By Storey Publishing, LLC

Format Paperback

Category

Number Of Pages 240

Publication Date 01/15/2013

ISBN 9781612120140

Dimensions 8.5 inches x 11 inches


"This know-all chicken manual could serve as a college textbook”

“Gail Damerow continues to educate, entertain, and astound us with her detailed coverage of all-things-chicken, this time with seldom-encountered facts and tips on hatching and brooding. ... Add this one to the already long list of Gail Damerow books that belong in every poultry lover’s library.”

“Background information, illustrations, and thorough instructions abound throughout this thoughtfully organized work. In addition to sections devoted to the selection, care, feeding, and development of eggs and chicks, this guide features a glossary and a comprehensive index. … for those seeking reliable instructions on brooding and hatching a variety of fowl, the book is outstanding.”