Success with Poultry: Raising Poultry for Profit and Pleasure (6th Edition)

Success with Poultry: Raising Poultry for Profit and Pleasure (6th Edition)
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Originally published in the 1900s, the classic Success with Poultry (Sixth Edition) contains valuable information on how to raise poultry for both profit and pleasure, especially how to run a successful poultry business.

Contents Covered:

  • Introduction
  • Leading Standard Breeds: Articles on the Best and Most Popular Varieties of Poultry in Existence, by Expert Breeders -- These Articles Not Only Set Forth the Characteristic of Each, but Also Give Valuable Inside Information on Mating for Best Results -- Do Not "Trust to Luck" -- Follow Good Advice
    • Barred Plymouth Rocks: A Clean-Cut and Comprehensive Descriptive Article on America's Best Production in Poultry
    • How to Breed Exhibition Barred Rocks: Detailed Instruction on Mating in Order to Produce Exhibition Males and Females -- The Double Mating System Advised
    • White Plymouth Rocks: An Article Descriptive of the White Plymouth Rocks, a Variety That Many Claim is "The Coming General Purpose Fowl" -- It Certainly Has No Superior
    • White Wyandottes: Rivals of the White Plymouth Rocks -- They Grow in Popularity Very Rapidly -- The Best Breeds for Broilers
    • Silver Laced Wyandottes: A Breed Which Grows in Popularity -- A Rival of the Barred Rocks as a General Purpose Fowl -- They Make First-Class Broilers -- Good Layers and Good Mothers
    • Light Brahmas: A Grand Breed -- Kind, Gentle, Productive, Profitable -- Their Proper Shape, Color, Markings -- Also How to Mate Them for Best Results
    • The Leghorns, Brown and White: The Egg Machine of Poultrydom -- An Article on Mating Single Comb Brown Leghorns -- Also White Leghorns -- The Rose Comb Variety
    • Black Langshans
    • Buff Cochins
    • New Buff Varieties of Standard Breeds: They Comprise the Buff Plymouth Rocks, the Buff Wyandottes and Buff Leghorns --Rapid Growth in Popularity
    • Black Minorcas
    • Mammoth Bronze Turkeys
    • Imperial Pekin Ducks: Unquestionably the Business Duck of the Age -- Handsome, Thrifty, Ease to Raise, Productive, Profitable -- Thousands Hatched and Reared by Artificial Means
    • Breeding Toulouse Geese: How to Manage Geese with Success and Profit -- Why the Toulouse Are Best -- Care of the Breeders -- Must Have Range
  • Practical Poultry Houses
    • Ideal New England Poultry House
    • Low-Cost, Practical Farmer's Poultry House
      • Double Open Shed Poultry House
      • Size of the House
      • The Materials Needed
      • Moderate Sized Windows
      • The Yard Fences
      • A Roost and Droppings Board That Can Be Used to Good Advantage in Any House
  • Model Brooding Houses: Several Styles of Practical Brood Houses Designed to Suit Poultry Plants of All Sizes -- Information on the Handling of Chicks in These Houses
  • The Incubator Cellar and the Next Best Place
  • Egyptian Incubatories
  • Best Breeds for Broilers: Valuable Points in Broiler Raising by a Man Who Achieved Success in This Line -- The Merits of the Light Brahmas, Leghorn-Bantams, Wyandotte-Brahmas, Barred and White Rocks and White Wyandottes Set Forth
  • United State Government: Now Taking an Interest in the Poultry Industry and Rendering Valuable Service -- Issues Practical Instructions on the Construction of Poultry Houses, Feed Dishes, the Selection of Breeds, Breeding, Feeding, the Use of Green Food, Grit, Meat Food, etc. -- Also the Feeding of Young Chicks, the Use of Incubators and Brooders, Treatment of Diseases, Dressing, Shipping, etc.
  • The Care of Adult Fowls: Allow Nature to Asset Itself -- Do Not Pamper Your Fowls -- Definite Instructions on Feeding for Winter Laying -- Special Winter Care of Adult Fowls -- Best Egg Rations -- Feeding for Eggs
  • A Hen Catechism: Answers to Everyday Questions That Are Asked of Poultry Paper Editors, Poultry Lecturers and Poultry Raisers
  • Feeding Your Chickens: Poultry Men and Women of Experience Give Their Methods -- Valuable Advice to be Remembered -- Common Errors to be Avoided -- "A Stitch in Time"
  • Incubator Pointers, Thirty-Two of Them
  • Care of Brooder Chicks: The Brooder Chick from Egg to Maturity -- Ventilation, Moisture, Temperature and Floor Space Discussed by Breeders Who Know the Requirements of Brooder Chicks -- Brooding Houses and Coops -- Foods and Feeding -- General Advice on Management
  • Rules for Raising Chicks in Brooders
  • Marketing Poultry Products: Supplying Fresh Poultry throughout the Year to Private or Wholesale Customers -- How to Reach This Trade -- Dressing and Shipping Stock
  • Pekin Ducks for Profit: Wonderful Increase in the Business -- Poultry Raising is Now a Trade -- Operating Duck Egg Incubators -- Proper Care of Breeding Stock -- It Does Not Pay to Cross Pekins -- Formula for Feeding Laying Ducks and Young Ducks
  • Starting with Standard Bred Poultry: Opinions of Well-Known and Experienced Specialty Breeders on How Best to Start to Establish Oneself in the Standard-Bred Poultry Business -- "Buy Stock and Save Time" is the General Advice -- Follow One Line of Breeding and Place No Reliance on Haphazard Matings
  • Care and Management of Turkeys: From Shell to Market -- Care of Adults -- Setting the Hens -- Care of Poults -- Feeding for Market -- Preparing Fine Specimens for Exhibition
  • Capons and Caponizing: What Hon F. L. Washburn, of the Oregon Experiment Station, Says about Capons -- Actual Experiments in Caponizing, with Results -- Full and Explicit Directions in Caponizing with Illustrations
  • Commercial Duck Raising: Points on Breeding, Hatching, Feeding and Marketing
  • Poultry and Fruit Combined: Every Raiser of Poultry Should Consider the Matter of Growing Fruit in Connection Therewith -- Plums and Poultry -- Growing Plums
  • Diseases of Poultry: How to Prevent, How to Treat, How to Cure -- Remember the Old Adage, "An Ounce of Prevention Is Better Than a Pound of Cure."
    • Roup
    • Cholera
    • Crop Bound
    • Canker
    • Bumble Foot
    • Leg Weakness
    • Gapes
    • Douglas Mixture
    • Diarrhoea and Dysentery
    • Congestion of the Liver
    • Acute Rheumatism
    • Worms in Poultry
    • Colds
    • Consumption
    • Apoplexy, Vertigo, Epilepsy
    • Sore Eyes
    • Costiveness and Constipation
    • Bronchitis
    • Debility
    • Black Rot
    • Hernia
    • Soft Eggs
    • Bad Moulting
    • Chicken Pox
    • Frosted Comb and Wattles
    • Vermin
    • Contagious Diseases
    • Crowding
    • Dampness
    • Dropping Eggs
    • Dusting
    • Bone Dust
    • Hereditary Diseases and Evils
    • Hospital
    • Pullets Not Laying
    • Early Opening of Houses
    • To Prevent Laying
    • Slipped Wing
    • Fresh Blood
    • Feather Eating
    • Fighting
    • Handling Fowls
    • Washing Exhibition Birds
    • Feeding for Exhibition
    • Treatment After Exhibition
    • Ventilation
    • Treatment of Show Birds
    • General Treatment of Cockerels
  • Food for Chickens: Advantages of Dry Food -- Cooked Meal for Fowls -- Cooked Food -- A Use for Wheat Chaff -- Feeding Warm Food -- Amount of Food Required Daily -- Heating Poultry Houses -- Hens in Wet Weather
  • Artificial Incubation: General Remarks on Incubators and Brooders -- Good Machines Are Simple in Construction and Easy to Operate -- The "Old Reliable" Briefly Described -- Work Done with the Reliable, and Definite Information about How It Was Done
  • General Construction of the Reliable Incubators
  • Largest Thoroughbred Poultry Farm in the World
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 130
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 114 MB
Product Code SUCN7Z3V60