Selection and Care of Poultry Breeding Stock

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Report written for Boys' and Girls' Poultry Clubs that instructs members how to select birds for breeding a flock that is uniform in appearance and egg production. Uniformly bred flocks produce eggs which bring higher profits. Members are instructed to evaluate birds' ages, health, and appearances; consider objectives for the flock; and breeding and fertility practices.

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10 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944 1920.

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Report written for Boys' and Girls' Poultry Clubs that instructs members how to select birds for breeding a flock that is uniform in appearance and egg production. Uniformly bred flocks produce eggs which bring higher profits. Members are instructed to evaluate birds' ages, health, and appearances; consider objectives for the flock; and breeding and fertility practices.

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10 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued August 1920. Includes bibliographical references (p. 9-10).

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Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), 1883-1944. Selection and Care of Poultry Breeding Stock, pamphlet, 1920; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86003/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.