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BOOKS

Title: Barron's home farm handbook
Author: Peter Ford
Published: Hauppauge, New York : Barrons Educational Series , 2000 1st ed.

Summary: An illustrated guide to keeping livestock in your yard or on a larger plot of land. There are chapters on chickens, ducks, geese, goats and bees, providing information on specific breeds, animal care instructions on a daily and seasonal basis, health maintenance, disease prevention and animal products.

ISBN: 0764152122
Call Number: 70 FOR
Subjects: Beekeeping , Chickens , Ducks , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy

Title: Day range poultry : every chicken owner's guide to grazing chickens and improving pastures
Author: Andy Lee
Second Author: Patricia Foreman
Published: Montpelier, VE : Good Earth publications, llc , c2002 first edition

Summary: Low maintenance, high profit raising poultry on pasture. Includes information on management of breeder flocks, ehh handling and incubation, hatchery efficiency, soil regeneration, and human poultry processing.

ISBN: 0962464872
Call Number: 74.112 LEE
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Chickens, home processing , Poultry, pastured , Turkeys

Title: Diseases of free-range poultry : including hens, ducks, geese, turkeys,pheasants, guinea fowl, quail, and wild waterfowl
Author: Victoria Roberts
Contributors: Foreward by John Cooper
Published: Cotton, Stowmarket, Suffolk, UK : Whittet Books Ltd. , c2000

Summary: Even free-range poultry can suffer from disease. This book instructs on how to watch for signs of diseases and problems,gives a listing of some common problems and diseases, and discusses good management practices. A chart of common disorders allows you to discover from the symptoms what may be affecting your birds.

ISBN: 1873580533
Call Number: 74.112 ROB
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Chickens, parasites , Ducks , Geese , Guinea fowl , Livestock, diseases , Pheasants , Poultry, pastured , Quail , Turkeys

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: The family poultry flock
Contributors: Edited by Lee Schwanz; cover design, Al Jacobs ; book design, Robin Berens
Published: , : Farmers Digest , 1987, copyright 1979

Summary: Information on chicken breed selection, starting a flock, brooding, rearing pullets, egg and meat production, butchering, housing and health care. The last chapter discusses other types of poultry such as ducks and guineas.

ISBN: 0944079083
Call Number: 74.1 FAM
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, egg production , Chickens, home processing , Chickens, housing , Chickens, incubating , Chickens, meat , Poultry

Title: Foxfire8
Contributors: edited by Eliot Wigginton, Margie Bennett, and their students
Published: New York, NY : Anchor books , c1968

Summary: Southern folk pottery from pug mills, ash glazes, and groundhog kilns to face jugs, churns, and roosters; mule swapping and chicken fighting

ISBN: 0385177410
Call Number: 80.13 FOX
Subjects: Chickens , Handicrafts , Homesteading , Mules

Title: Free-range poultry
Author: Katie Thear
Published: Ipswitch, U.K. : Farming Press , 1997 2nd ed.

Summary: This book discusses both small and large-scale free-range management, tracing chicken history, breeds, egg production, table birds, show standards, animal welfare considerations, housing, feeding, breeding and rearing, diseases and other problems.

ISBN: 0852363680
Call Number: 74.1 THE
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, breeds , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, egg production , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Chickens, housing , Eggs , Poultry, pastured

Title: Organic poultry production : final report to MAFF
Contributors: Edited by Nic Lampkin
Published: Aberystwyth, Wales : Welsh Institute of Rural Studies, University of Wales , 1997

Summary: This study was undertaken to assess the potential for organic poultry production in England and Wales. There is information on production standards, production operations (housing, nutrition, health), factors affecting marketing and business planning.

Call Number: 74.1 ORG
Subjects: Chickens , Organic poultry production , Poultry

Title: Poultry house construction
Author: Michael Roberts
Contributors: Edited by Sara Roadnight
Published: Kennerleigh, England : The Domestic Fowl Research , c1997
Series: Gold cockerel series

Summary: An illustrated treatment of various kinds of poultry housing from nest boxes and feeders to runs and hen houses, including basic considerations and required tools.

ISBN: 0947870210
Call Number: 74.03 ROB
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, housing , Poultry , Poultry, housing

Title: Practical poultry keeping
Contributors: Compiled by the advisory staff of Poultry World
Published: London, U.K. : Poultry World, Ltd. , [1946] 3rd ed.

Summary: Chapters include coverage of housing and equipment, feeding, breeding, incubation, chick rearing, sexing chicks, ailments and parasites, and additional chapters for ducks, geese and turkeys.

Call Number: 74 PRA
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, housing , Chickens, incubating , Ducks , Geese , Poultry , Turkeys

Title: Prairie farmer's poultry book
Author: William Osburn
Published: Chicago, IL : Prairie Farmer Publishing Company , 1922 1st ed.

Summary: "How to make the farm flock pay. Full information about feeding, management, disease, housing, marketing and other information that will help any farmer to increase his poultry profits."--Subtitle.

Call Number: 74.1 OSB
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, breeds , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, housing , Chickens, incubating , Chickens, parasites , Poultry , Poultry, housing

Title: Raising poultry the modern way
Author: Leonard S. Mercia
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1990 Revised ed.

Summary: Chapters include coverage of bird, selection, housing and equipment, starting a laying flock, brooding and rearing, production of fertile eggs, production of meat birds, turkeys, geese and ducks, flock health, and home processing of eggs and poultry meat.

ISBN: 0882665774
Call Number: 75 MER
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, egg production , Chickens, housing , Chickens, meat , Ducks , Eggs , Geese , Poultry , Poultry meats , Poultry, housing , Poultry, rearing , Turkeys

BOOKLETS

Title: Eggs and chickens : in least space on home-grown food
Author: John Vivian
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1978
Series: Storey/Garden Way publishing A-17

ISBN: 0882661914
Call Number: 74.1 VIV
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, egg production , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, home processing , Chickens, incubating , Eggs

Title: Human-amimal relationship : stockmanship and housing in organic livestock systems
Contributors: edited by Malla Hovi and Michel Bouihol
Published: University of Reading , 2001

Summary: proceedings of the thrird Network for Animal Health and Welfare in Organic Agriculture Workshop, Clermont-Ferrand, 21-24 October 2000

ISBN: 0 7049 1094 2
Call Number: 70 HUM
Subjects: Aquaculture , Cattle , Cattle, dairy , Chickens , Chickens, housing , Game birds , Goats , Goats, dairy , Livestock , Livestock, alternative medicine , Livestock, herbal medicine , Livestock, homoepathic veterinary medicine , Livestock, housing and equipment , Organic dairy farming , Organic farming , Organic poultry production , Ostrich , Pigeons and squabs , Rabbits

Title: Modern free range
Author: Michael Roberts
Contributors: Edited and illustrated by Sara Roadnight
Published: Kennerleigh?, England : Domestic Fowl Research , 1988
Series: Gold cockerel series

Summary: This booklet provides details of location, housing, fencing, feeding, routines of management and health concerns for a free-range chicken operation.

ISBN: 0947870059
Call Number: 74.1 ROB
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Poultry, pastured

Title: Pastured poultry : a Heifer Project International case study booklet
Author: Anne Fanatico
Published: Little Rock, AR : Heifer Project International ; Fayetteville, AR : National Center for Appropriate Technology , 1999

Summary: This booklet summarizes the experiences of Southern farm families who took up the raising of pastured poultry as a farm enterprise.

Call Number: 74.1 FAN
Subjects: Alternative enterprises , Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Poultry, pastured

VIDEOS

Title: The chicken health handbook
Author: Gail Damerow
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1994

Summary: Topics include nutrition, chicken anatomy, parasites, infectious diseases, disorders, diagnosis, postmortem examination, therapy, enhancing immunity, incubation and brooding, and chickens and human health

ISBN: 0882666118
Call Number: 74.108 DAM
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, brooding , Chickens, diseases , Chickens, feeding and nutrition , Chickens, incubating , Chickens, parasites

Title: Free-range poultry production and marketing
Published: Creola, OH : Resilience Inc. , c1999

Call Number: 74.1 FRE
Subjects: Chickens , Chickens, free-range, pastured, organic , Poultry , Poultry, pastured


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