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Nutrition for Backyard Chicken Flocks
John P. Blake, Joseph B. Hess, Kenneth S. Macklin
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Pages / Length: 7
Publication Date: 04/10/2007

For the homeowner who may keep a small flock of backyard chickens, this publication will provide the basics for feeding egg- and meat-producing chickens. Feed management programs for light, heavy, and dual purpose chickens that are common for small-flock production of eggs and meat are discussed.