Exhibition Poultry Keeping

Author(s): David Scrivener

World Natural History

Exhibiting pure-bred chickens at officially organised shows is a hobby pursued by thousands of enthusiasts throughout the world. Exhibition Poultry Keeping provides a detailed, informative and wide-ranging guide to the techniques needed to keep pure-bred poultry successfully. Considers housing, equipment, nutrition, the management of broody hens, incubation and chick-rearing, poultry genetics and breeding systems and examines show-bird training and preparation as well as show-judging. Written by an acknowledged expert with many years of poultry-keeping experience, Exhibition Poultry Keeping contains over 120 photographs, some in full colour, as well as diagrams and drawings.

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David Scrivener has a passion for pure-breed poultry keeping and showing. Although has kept many varieties over the years, he has specialized in White Faced Spanish. He gained a National Diploma in Poultry [NDP] at Harper Adams Agricultural College in Shropshire. He is a 'Panel A' poultry judge and Chairman of the Rare Poultry Society.

General Fields

  • : 9781861267399
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : April 2005
  • : 254mm X 198mm X 15mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David Scrivener
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 636.50811
  • : 168
  • : 75 black & white photos, 20 drawings, 8 colour section