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Poultry House Construction

Author : Michael Roberts
ISBN : CORNELL:31924073255352
Genre : Poultry
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This is a do-it-yourself guide to building poultry houses and allied equipment. It discusses the needs of the various types of fowl, and gives detailed plans and material lists for building coops, nest boxes, runs, arks, folds, a show box and a poultry palace.
Category: Poultry

Poultry House Construction With General And Detailed Plans Classic Reprint

Author : F. C. Elford
ISBN : 1527788318
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Excerpt from Poultry House Construction With General and Detailed Plans The poultry plant, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa. In the immediate foreground is a group of poultry houses of the Farmer's House type (16 by 32.feet) of both shed and gable roof designs; also a long breeding house of the same type divided into twenty-four breeding pens. To the right of the central road are a commercial heated house, colony brooder houses, a continuous brooder house, and the offices of the Poultry Division. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Poultry House Construction

Author : James Garfield Halpin
ISBN : UIUC:30112019930889
Genre : Poultry
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Category: Poultry

Poultry Houses Coops And Equipment

Author : H. A. Nourse
ISBN : 1537546600
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This special re-print edition of H.A. Nourse's book "Poultry Houses, Coops and Equipment" is a short guide to the design and construction of housing for chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, gamebirds, pigeons and other domestic birds. Written in 1906, this classic text contains information on how to plan, design and build a wide range of functional poultry houses, ranging from the most simple of coops, on up to fully functioning houses. No starting chicken keeper should be without the knowledge contained in this small book. Chapters include Poultry House Construction, Colony Houses, A Combination Colony House, A Chicken House With Roosts Near The Front, A Cheap Poultry Coop, A Two Pen Colony House, A Colony House For A City Lot, Protected Roosts, A Convenient Poultry House, A Scratching Shed House, A Rat Proof Poultry House, A Shed Roof House, A Curtain Front House, A Chicken House With Alley, Chicken House With Feed Room and more. Each chicken coop style is not only explained in detail, but includes details and floor plans explaining their construction. One of the best books of its kind. 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.
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Farmers Bulletin

Author : Fred Corry Bishopp
ISBN : UIUC:30112019279519
Genre : Agriculture
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Category: Agriculture

Fresh Air Poultry Houses

Author : Prince T Woods, M.D.
ISBN : 9780972177061
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Open-Front Chicken Coops Are Healthier, Summer and Winter To stay healthy, your chickens need plenty of ventilation–probably more than they’re getting today. This was discovered over 100 years ago, but has been largely forgotten. Today’s small-flock chicken coops tends to be dank, dark, and smelly. Chickens, like miners’ canaries, are easily harmed by poor air quality. Wet litter breeds disease. Darkness forces chickens, like parrots, to be artificially inactive. “Dank, dark, and smelly” is a deadly combination! Closed chicken houses are so harmful that knocking out a wall can cause an immediate improvement, even in winter (there’s an interesting case study of this in Chapter 2). Chickens, after all, have a thick coat of feathers to keep them warm, but are vulnerable to poor air quality and pathogens in the litter; and their unwillingness to eat in the dark means they can starve in the midst of plenty. An open-front coop during a Canadian winter. Note the snow on the ground. And in summer! Poor air circulation and a thick coat of feathers is hard on the chickens. It can easily kill them. Chickens are far more vulnerable to heat than cold. Fresh-Air Poultry Houses was written by Dr. Prince T. Woods, a noted poultry health expert. Dr. Woods describes not only his own poultry houses, but those of many of his clients, giving the book a breadth of experience that makes it a unique resource. This 1924 book is old-fashioned and a little eccentric, but in a good way. The Fresh-Air Revolution The principles Woods describes in his book achieved total victory at the time. Open-front poultry houses were not only the dominant type, they were the only type for many years (until the industry moved to the use of gigantic fans at the ends of poultry houses to provide even more ventilation than open-front housing!). The principles of open-front housing were taken to extremes in some parts of the country, with surprisingly good results. In California, chicken houses were so open that they didn’t have walls at all! Just a roof. This method was used as far north as Oregon in the Fifties, and worked at least as well as conventional houses. The improved air quality made up for the increased wind chill. While the large producers have consistently embraced the benefits of fresh air, small-flock owners gradually reverted to the kind of under-ventilated chicken coops that was common in the Nineteenth century. The need to keep baby chicks warm trains all of us to be obsess over providing warmth and exclude drafts, and it’s hard to do the opposite when the chicks are older. Even during the heyday of open-front housing, there was a saying that “the best chicks come out of the sorriest houses,” meaning that even experienced farmers couldn’t resist shutting up their houses too tightly, and that only a drafty, dilapidated house could prevent this from doing harm. Things are even worse now, since most people have never even heard of the benefits of fresh air for poultry. We’re proud to be able to bring the Fresh-Air Revolution into the Twenty-First Century.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Poultry Production In Hot Climates

Author : Nuhad Joseph Daghir
ISBN : 9781845934170
Genre : Business & Economics
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The poultry industry continues to expand in the warm regions of the world at a much faster rate than in temperate zones. Not only can it be quickly and easily developed in these hot climates but poultry meat and eggs can serve as important sources of animal protein in those areas of the world that have protein insufficiency. Fully revised and updated, this new edition describes how the detrimental effects of heat stress can be reduced through the manipulation of housing, breeding, nutrition and management, and includes new contributions on controlled-environment housing, waterfowl, and breeding fast-growing broilers.
Category: Business & Economics

Poultry Houses And Fixtures

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781473352247
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This early work is a fascinating read for any poultry keeper or historian of the breed. Thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of any smallholder or hen keeping enthusiast. Detailed information on how to build poultry houses is given, so that anyone handy with tools can build them. Extensively illustrated with text and full page drawings, diagrams and photographs forming a complete how-to guide. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Poultry Houses

Author : Alfred R. Lee
ISBN : HARVARD:32044107221012
Genre : Poultry
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Category: Poultry

Poultry Houses And Fixtures

Author : Reliable Poultry Journal Publishing Company
ISBN : CORNELL:31924003139734
Genre : Farm buildings
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Category: Farm buildings