Five Acres and Independence: A Handbook for Small Farm Management
Dover Publications, 1973 - 397 Seiten
Everyone who has ever dreamed of getting back to the soil will derive from Maurice Grenville Kains' practical and easy-to-understand discussions a more complete view of what small-scale farming means. Countless readers of Five Acres and Independence have come away with specific projects to begin and moved closer to the fulfillment of their dreams of independence on a small farm.
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Whether or not to keep a large enough flock to supply regular customers, or a
road stand, is a question which thousands of small farmers have decided
affirmatively to their profit. It must be said, however, that many failures have
resulted from ...
Only 8 of the 22 farm flocks investigated produced more than 48 eggs a year per
hen. The average cost in these cases was 25.4¢ a dozen. Eight other flocks,
whose hens ranged from 24 to 48 eggs did so at a cost of 32.4¢ a dozen; and the
"W'I'€“7\ZLqs~_\< .cu.-qnt .Q __ chicks are ordinarily raised. By thus maintaining
sanitary conditions they have not only had healthier flocks but increased the egg-
yield in at least one cooperative group of flocks by an average of 40 eggs to the ...
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973