Poultry World Volume 13-14

Poultry World Volume 13-14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... taken care of. I book orders for eggs on receipt of cash, and deliver them in rotation, or when desired. The selection, packing, and cooping of both eggs and fowls, and all work connected with my yards, are superintended by me in person. I coop light, and see that the express agent does not bill too high." Thus for our friend; and knowing him quite well we believe he docs what he says, and how much satisfaction a dealer must feel in looking back upon a series of transactions carried on in conformity with the Golden Kulel This is worth more than dollars and cents. Make your customers happy and your fowls happy and you will be happy yourself. There is not much happiness in the life of ffiwls, if they are badly treated, and there is no pleasure nor profit in keeping them, if left to shift for themselves, yonie fowls, no doubt, enjoy life much like the higher order of bipeds; some are well fed, well housed, kindly treated and fondly petted, some get their living by "hard scratching," supplemented with a cold, filthy and cheerless lodging place; and some have the life of a lazy man's dog, "hunger and ease." Fowls attached to well regulated farmhouses usually lead a happy life. They have ample range around the yard, the corn crib, the granary, and the pig-pen. They visit the garden and orchard, picking up insects and their larva;. They go to the straw stacks and scratch chaff for recreation. They wander into the meadows to chase "hoppers." They troop along the lawns and highways to procure gravel and calcareous matter; they enjoy the pure air, and have a good time genererally. Now if you shut them up in limited quarters they are at once under very artificial conditions unless you continuously supply them with...show more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 726g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236936248
  • 9781236936240