Fattening Poultry for Meat Purposes (Paperback)
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This special re-print edition of the US Dept. of Agriculture's book "Fattening Poultry" is a guide to raising chickens and other poultry for meat purposes. Written in 1911 utilizing the best government sources of the day, this classic guide provides insights into the production of broiler and other meat chickens on the backyard or commercial scale. Chapters include The Best Breeds of Poultry For Fattening or Meat Purposes, The Feeding Season, Methods of Fattening Poultry, Milk Fattening, Rations for Meat Chickens, Mixing Feeds, Daily Feeding, Feeding Experiments, Fattening Old Hens, Shrinkage in Dressing, Cleaning Facilities, Record Keeping and more. A valuable resource for those interested in raising meat chickens. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.