Katie Thear has been writing about poultry and animal husbandry for many years and is an acknowledged expert in the field. The latest book in her ‘Starting With’ series is Starting with Turkeys.
Well illustrated and with full colour photographs, this is the ideal book for anyone contemplating keeping turkeys on a small scale. Since Gordon Ramsey’s television series, the concept of raising your own bird for Christmas has entered the public mind, If you are going to keep one bird, then you may as well keep a few and supply some friends as well.
This book will take you as far as you want to go with discussions and advice about the merits of different breeds, housing and feeding your turkeys and breeding more turkeys. Keeping your turkeys healthy is covered and there is a comprehensive reference section.
So, if you are thinking of keeping turkeys on a small scale or even if you are already keeping turkeys you will find this book invaluable. More information can be found at Starting with Turkeys and there is a sample chapter from the book available to give you a taste. Breeding Turkeys