17.5cm x 25cm
What's the difference between a Frizzle and a Fav? A Pekin and a Polish? A Welsummer and a Wyandotte? How do you successfully determine the sex of day-old chickens? What natural products can be used to treat lice infestation? And what should you do if a broody hen won't get off the nest to feed? Backyard Poultry Naturally answers all these questions and more. From housing to feeding, from selection to breeding, from pets to production, and from the best lookers to the best layers, the book covers everything the backyard farmer needs to know about poultry husbandry including preventative and curative herbal medicines and homeopathics. Backyard Poultry Naturally is an excellent resource. It is entertaining and informative, and will appeal to amateur and avid poultry farmers alike. Alanna Moore has taken her own extensive experience of herbal medicine and backyard poultry farming and used it to produce a very compact and readable reference.