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Poultry: Equipment for Alternative Production



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By Robert Plamondon

Published: 2006

Updated: 2006

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IP295

24 pages


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Introduction

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

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

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