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Practical Encyclopedia of Chicken Keeping

Fred Hams

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Lorenz Books
01 September 2017
Reference works; Poultry farming; Farm & working animals; Birds, including cage birds, as pets
This visually appealing guide provides all the informationthat you need in order to start keeping poultry. A buyer'sguide shows what features to look for in healthy poultry,and essential information is provided on good poultryhusbandry to ensure optimum welfare. A beautifullyillustrated guide to poultry breeds of the world follows.

Each breed is illustrated with a lavish photograph, andcomprehensive text describes the breed type andcharacteristics. A final chapter looks at popular goose,duck and turkey breeds. If you are interested in keepingchickens in the back yard, selling eggs for profit, orexhibiting pure breeds, this is the perfect book for you.
By:   Fred Hams
Imprint:   Lorenz Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 280mm,  Width: 216mm, 
ISBN:   9780754833666
ISBN 10:   0754833666
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   01 September 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Fred Hams started his own poultryfarm in 1960. He has served on the Ministry ofAgriculture's Genetic Resources Committee and is afounding member of the Rare Poultry Society. He is aNational Championship Judge, helped start the poultryfanciers magazine Fancy Fowl, and is a consultant to thebest-selling Practical Poultry magazine.

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