A comprehensive guide to whole-systems, mixed-flock poultry husbandry. Lively, thoughtful, and engaging, it is filled with essential information on basic care, housing, pasturing the flock and putting it to work, holistic health, poultry in the kitchen, and creative strategies for more home-produced feeds, including cultivated earthworms and soldier grubs.
Contains detailed butchering instructions with dozens of photographs and the best guide to working with broody hens available anywhere.
Author Harvey Ussery is a frequent contributor to Backyard Poultry and Countryside magazines.
|The Small-Scale Poultry Flock