Turkeys are a rewarding choice for many farmers: they are an excellent source of succulent meat, rich eggs, and nutrient-dense manure, as well as curious, social and friendly animals. Don Schrider brings his hands-on experience to this one-stop reference for humanely raising healthy turkeys. This book includes everything you need to know to raise turkeys successfully, from selecting the right breeds to housing, feeding, breeding, health care, marketing, and much more. This all-new edition of the bestselling classic covers a wide range of breeds, humane raising practices, pastured feeding methods, organic certification standards, disease prevention and protection from predators, and on-farm processing guidelines. Copyright 2013, softcover, 320 pages.
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