This antiquarian book comprises a detailed guide to the methods and equipment of livestock keeping, with information on the breeding, rearing, and management of poultry. Complete with detailed illustrations, handy tables, and a wealth of useful and interesting information on breeding poultry, this text constitutes a must-have for discerning farmers. It would make for a great addition to collections of poultry-farming literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Domestic Fowls'; 'Imports of Eggs into the United Kingdom'; 'The Breeds of Poultry, and their Characteristics'; 'Table Varieties'; 'Waterfowl and Turkeys'; 'Housing of Poultry'; 'Hatching and Breeding'; 'The Rearing of Chickens'; 'Feeding and Fattening'; etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage text, now complete with a new and specially commissioned introduction on poultry farming.