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Home  >  Livestock & Pasture  >   Poultry: Equipment for Alternative Production (Summary)

Poultry: Equipment for Alternative Production



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By Robert Plamondon

Published 2006

Updated 2006



24 pages

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This publication describes some of the basic equipment needed for small-scale chicken flocks, especially flocks on range. Major topics are addressed in detail, including watering and feeding equipment, fencing considerations, and roosting and nesting boxes. References and resources are embedded in the narrative.

Table of Contents

General Issues
Types of Watering Systems
Water Sources for Piped-Water Systems
    Types of Waterers
    How Many Waterers?
    Issues With Feeders on Range     Kinds of Feeders
    How Many Feeders?
Predator Issues
Nest Boxes
    Types of Nest Box
    Collecting the Eggs

Note: Digital downloads are in full color. Printed, mailed copies are only available in black & white.


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