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The Home Poultry Book

No doubt the experts whose eyes chance to fall on this book will say that it is elementary. It is, and purposely so. It is designed first and last for the amateur who has no time and inclination to read technical or semi-technical books on poultry keeping. It aims to tell the man with a few hens what to do and how to do it.

Fundamentals in Poultry Breeding

The breeding of poultry to high standards of productiveness and beauty is one of the most fascinating pursuits in which people of creative instincts and cultivated taste can engage. It is also the line of such work open to the greatest number of people.

In the nature of the case the work of systematic improvement of nearly all our domestic…

Incubators: Cyphers Brooders, Poultry Houses and Appliances, Poultry Foods, Clover and Alfalfa Products, Insecticides and Remedies

Among the pages of this Annual Catalogue and Guide will be found two chapters that are of special interest ; one tells of the remarkable growth and present magnitude of what today is known as, the Poultry Industry; the other describes and seeks to explain the rapid increase in the prices of market poultry and eggs during the last six years. The…

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The Feather

A National Journal Devoted to Poultry, Pigeons, Birds, Etc. We make our bow to the feather-loving public. The Feather is designed to meet the wants of those interested in the feathered tribes. It does not fill a long- felt want perhaps, but hope is expressed that it will at least prove a worthy adjunct to the many valuable publications of its kind…

American Poultry World

Devoted to the Upbuilding of the Poultry Industry in all its Branches. Whatever AMERICAN POULTRY WORLD can do, in its field of effort, to advance the common interests of the poultrymen and poultry organizations of Canada and of the United States will be done willingly, cheerfully — with loyalty to the welfare of the American Poultry Association…

The Eastern Poultryman

Devoted to practical poultry culture. Readers are invited to make any suggestions of changes or new features that would make the paper of greater value. The Eastern Poultryman is published in your interests and we want to hear from you.

The poultry business of to-day is one of the greatest of agricultural pursuits, and the utility side of…

Healthy Animals

Healthy Animals is an online compilation of animal health-related research news put out twice a year by the Information Staff of the Agricultural Research Service. ARS is the chief scientific agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Each issue profiles one aspect of ARS research. Links take readers to detailed stories on new findings…

National Agricultural Library Digital Collections

The National Agricultural Library Digital Collections (NALDC) offers an easy access to collection materials available in digital format. The NALDC offers rich searching, browsing and retrieval of digital materials and collections, and provides reliable, long-term online access to selected publications. NALDC includes historical publications, U. S.…

Agricultural Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's science magazine, published 10 times a year by the Agricultural Research Service in electronic format.

Poultry House Construction

Hens need a comfortable house, one that is dry and roomy, with plenty of fresh air and sunlight. It never pays to overcrowd them.

A plain shed-roof house is most economical, and most satisfactory. It should be so arranged that it will be easy to clean and for general convenience.

It is easier to keep the birds healthy, and to reproduce the…

Poultry Houses

Poultry houses or other buildings where fowls are kept should be dry, well ventilated, free from drafts, with plenty of sunshine and room enough to allow the birds to move about with freedom and comfort. These are necessary factors, in fact much more important than the kind or style of building used, if the fowls are to be kept healthy, vigorous,…

Poultry 2004 Part I: Reference of Health and Management of Backyard / Small Production Flocks in the United States, 2004

Poultry ’04 is NAHMS’ second study of the U.S. poultry industry. For Poultry ’04, NAHMS conducted a thorough assessment to determine the information needs of the poultry industry, researchers, and Federal and State governments. This needs assessment indicated a need for information regarding bird health, bird movement, and biosecurity…

Poultry 2004 Part IV: Reference of Health and Management of Backyard / Small Production Flocks and Gamefowl Breeder Flocks in the United States

For Poultry ’04, NAHMS conducted a thorough assessment to determine the information needs of the poultry industry, researchers, and Federal and State governments. This assessment indicated a need for information regarding bird health, bird movement, and biosecurity practices of nontraditional poultry industries, such as backyard flocks, gamefowl,…

Small Enterprise Chicken Study, 2007

The Small Enterprise Chicken Study, 2007 is NAHMS’ third study of the poultry industry. The study provides national information on biosecurity practices and bird movement on operations with 1,000 to 19,999 chickens. The study was conducted in August 2007 and was based upon a statistically selected sample of 2,511 operations.

Poultry 2010: Urban Chicken Ownership in Los Angeles County, California 2010

Raising chickens in urban environments is a growing phenomenon in the United States. Urban chicken flocks are not part of the commercial poultry industry; however, they sometimes provide chicken meat and eggs to local food systems such as farmers’ markets. Urban chickens represent an avian population for which very little information is…

Urban Chicken Ownership in Four U.S. Cities

Raising chickens in urban environments is a growing phenomenon in the United States. Urban chicken flocks are not part of the commercial poultry industry; however, they sometimes provide chicken meat and eggs to local food systems such as farmers’ markets. Urban chickens represent an avian population for which very little information is…

Effect of postchill deboning time on the texture profile of broiler breeder hen breast meat

Before any significant progress can be made in altering textural characteristics of a meat product, the basic profile of the meat and the possible alterations in that profile due to processing procedures must be known. A number of papers have been published addressing ways to optimize the textural characteristics of broiler breast meat. Changes in…