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Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks

Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guinea Fowl


by Gail Damerow



Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks



If you want to incubate, hatch, and brood chicks yourself, rather than buying them from a hatchery, this is the guide you need. Poultry authority Gail Damerow 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 proper set-up and sanitary conditions, understanding embryo development, and feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder.


This is an indispensable reference for any poultry raiser, whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred.

Hatching & Brooding Your

Own Chicks
1-61212-014-8 240 pages $24.95
  





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