Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks

Pure Poultry: Living Well with Heritage Chickens, Turkeys and Ducks


Houdan. Nankin. Indian Runner. Naragansett. those may possibly sound like unique position names or strange types of produce, yet each one truly refers to 1 of the various enormous quantities of lesser-known bird breeds that tempt the cattle proprietor who is ready to enterprise into much less known territory. delivering a substitute for advertisement breeds and hybrids, background breeds every one boast their very own specified set of features and character qualities, and are a worthy (and exciting) addition to a sustainable foodstuff system.

Pure Poultry is the 1st booklet in approximately 100 years to concentration particularly on history breeds of chickens, turkeys, and geese and their function in a self-reliant way of life. This well timed, superbly illustrated source includes:

  • Detailed guidance on every thing from housing, breeding, and day by day care, to processing, cooking, and preserving
  • Much-needed details on utilizing historical past breeds for egg and meat production
  • Tips, thought, prompt analyzing, and extra assets
  • A precise making plans worksheet that simplifies the method of beginning out with poultry

Brimming with quiet humor, Pure Poultry is an immensely readable "how-to and why-to" established solely on own experience—including lots of classes discovered the not easy approach. Pure Poultry exhibits how heritage-breed chicken can improve and deepen anyone's caliber of lifestyles, no matter if you've a farm, a small yard, or a neighbor with house to share.

Victoria Redhed Miller is a author, photographer, and off-grid homesteader who increases history chicken within the foothills of Washington's Olympic Mountains. Miller blogs approximately her stories at potpiesandeggmoney.blogspot.com and canyoncreekfarms.blogspot.com.

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