How to Raise Profitable Poultry

How to Raise Profitable Poultry (Paperback)

By Clifford Norman Perkins 
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Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115296156X
EAN: 9781152961562
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 60
Publish Date: 2010-01-31
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ... the chicks to die. If the heat is supplied from underneath, instead of from the top downward, the chicks will get "weak legs" and this will kill a great many. If insufficient heat is supplied in the brooder, the chicks will huddle together to get warm. To keep from being trampled upon, they will have to stand, and no chick can sleep while standing. A chick that does not get proper sleep will not grow. Or the lamp in the brooder may go out some windy night, and the chicks will become chilled, which will probably so lower their vitality that they will be unable to overcome the handicap. Impure air in the brooder or under the hover will not afford sufficient oxygen for the growing chick. Chickens of all ages are rapidbreathing fowls, and must be supplied with a sufficient quantity of pure air to enable them to live. If the fumes of the brooder lamp are allowed to seep into the hover or brooder proper, or if the brooder coop does not have sufficient ventilation to admit a good supply of fresh air at all times, the chicks will suffer in consequence. A lack of sunlight will kill chicks almost as quickly as improper feeding or breeding. It is impossible to raise chicks in a cellar or anywhere below ground, where no sunlight penetrates. In summer, however, too muchsunlight makes the coop (and chicks) too hot, and mortality will ensue. Shade positively must be provided in summer for fowls of all ages. A very prominent cause of chick mortality is unclean coops. This applies especially to very young chicks, but it is also applicable to chicks that may even be over the more dangerous stages of their growth. Unclean coops will work havoc in the best flock in the land. The droppings of chicks quickly become foul, and many...
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Title: How to Raise Profitable Poultry
Publisher: General Books
Author: Clifford Norman Perkins
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 115296156X
EAN: 9781152961562
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 60
Publish Date: 2010-01-31
Binding: Paperback

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