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Starting with Turkeys by Katie Thear

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The reference guide for those keeping turkeys

The ideal introduction to keeping turkeys! This is a well illustrated and readable book covering all aspects of keeping, breeding, raising and showing turkeys on a small scale.

It describes the traditional breeds and how to cater for the free-range and organic Christmas markets. It is particularly useful for those who wish to produce free-range and organic turkeys for Christmas either for themselves or to an increasingly discriminating public at the farmgate.

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The reference guide for those keeping turkeys

The ideal introduction to keeping turkeys! This is a well illustrated and readable book covering all aspects of keeping, breeding, raising and showing turkeys on a small scale.

It describes the traditional breeds and how to cater for the free-range and organic Christmas markets. It is particularly useful for those who wish to produce free-range and organic turkeys for Christmas either for themselves or to an increasingly discriminating public at the farmgate.

  • Turkeys on a small scale
  • Traditional Breeds
  • Where to begin
  • What you need to know
  • Full of practical tips
  • Well illustrated
  • The ideal way to start

List of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • About the Turkey
  • Breeds
  • Housing
  • Feeding
  • Breeding
  • Christmas Turkeys
  • Organic Turkeys
  • Showing Turkeys
  • Health
  • The Turkey Year
  • Reference Section
  • Glossary
  • Index

 

A5 format, paperback. 96pp 29 Colour photographs, 36 Mono photographs & numerous line drawings

 

This reference work is by Katie Thear who was a well known author and poultry keeper with many years experience of keeping and breeding turkeys.

She founded and edited Practical Self Sufficiency which became Home Farm and then Country Smallholding magazine for many years.

She also advised on waterfowl standards for RSPCA Freedom Foods as well as for the Poultry Organic Standards.

 

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Starting with Turkeys by Katie Thear

Starting with Turkeys by Katie Thear

The reference guide for those keeping turkeys

The ideal introduction to keeping turkeys! This is a well illustrated and readable book covering all aspects of keeping, breeding, raising and showing turkeys on a small scale.

It describes the traditional breeds and how to cater for the free-range and organic Christmas markets. It is particularly useful for those who wish to produce free-range and organic turkeys for Christmas either for themselves or to an increasingly discriminating public at the farmgate.

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