Title: Turkey Farming
Author: Ray Feltwell
Description: First Edition. Boards in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Corners slightly pushed. A bit musty. Light staining on endpapers, else interior is clean and unmarked. One leaf has a short closed tear in its bottom margin. Dust jacket is edgeworn, showing some edge chipping and heavy rubbing; spine faded; not price clipped (36s net). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 48 illustrations (mostly from photographs) on plates plus eight diagrams. Index. 333 pages. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.
This is the first book of its kind to be published in Britain, covering every aspect of the turkey industry from both a practical and a scientific angle. Written to appeal to both those who keep a few turkeys at home and to those with large commercial interests or with interests in research.
(I) The Growth of the Turkey Industry.
(II) Structure and Make-Up [turkey physiology and anatomy].
(III) Varieties of Turkeys.
(IV) Nutrition and Balancing the Diet.
(VI) Brooding and Rearing.
(VII) Principles of Breeding.
(VIII) Management of the Breeding Stock.
(IX) The Motley System [of commercial production, developed by William Motley of Hampshire in 1928].
(XI) Ailments and Diseases.
(XII) Appendices: Marketing; Standards of Perfection; Incubation and Embryology; Nutrition. Index.
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Keywords: poultry, instruction, homesteading, animal husbandry
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