Back-yard poultry keeping.

One of 5 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Describes the advantages of keeping poultry at home; provides instructions for building, maintaining, and operating a poultry house.

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ii, 18 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.

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Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944 & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887 1924.

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Describes the advantages of keeping poultry at home; provides instructions for building, maintaining, and operating a poultry house.

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ii, 18 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm.

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Revision of Farmers' bulletin 889, which is superseded by this edition. The author, Rob Slocum, resigned from the USDA in 1921. This bulletin was revised by Alfred R. Lee and issued in May 1923.

The bulletin was reprinted with changes in 1924. The reprint is missing pages 19-22 of the original edition. The table of contents, however, does not reflect this change.

Listed in February 1924 Monthly Catalog, p. 419.

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  • 1924

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Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944 & Lee, Alfred R., b. 1887. Back-yard poultry keeping., pamphlet, 1924; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1787/: accessed May 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.