Has descriptions and color photographs depicting a wide variety of poultry colors and feather patterns. Breed descriptions contain at least one full color photo, a description of its origin and characteristics, as well as a chart of information such as typical sizes of males and females, conservation status and any special qualities. Chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, and other domestic birds such as emus and guinea hens are covered. Provides many references to related websites and print materials as well.
This book succinctly covers the nutritional needs of a variety of poultry types as well as signs of deficiency and toxicity. The makeup of common feed items and an example of a typical diet is given. Provides many pages of references and relevant tables. Recommended for use with Livestock Feeds and Feeding (see General tab).