Hatching & Brooding your Own ChicksBook - 2013
Gail Damerow shows you how to incubate, hatch, and brood baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets. With advice on everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder, this comprehensive guide also covers issues like embryo development, panting chicks, and a variety of common birth defects. Whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred, you'll find all the information you need to make your poultry-raising operation a success.
Publisher: North Adams, Mass. : Storey Pub., 2013.
Characteristics: 239 p. :,col. ill.
Alternative Title: Hatching and brooding your own chicks