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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by TamTurkey, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    That looks like a scam to me. I'd stay clear.

    I'd buy books on Amazon. Would not buy anything like that.
     
  3. 3 NH reds

    3 NH reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Read storey's book on chickens it is good. This stinks of a scam. Clean out your cookies after that site, they stink rotten.
     
  4. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Don't bother buying anything.

    Here are some references (all can be downloaded - Internet Archive references in multiple formats):

    ALBC Turkey Manual (focuses on pastured turkeys but concise info on most subjects): http://albc-usa.org/downloads.html#turkey

    Internet archive sources (though the treatments of certain diseases/feed choices have changed, the info in these older references is otherwise thorough). There is more turkey info in the archive so try searching!

    Turkey fertility (UC Davis): Good explanations of what causes various problems observed in newly hatched poults/very complete guide to artificial insemination (though no info on vent sexing of poults):

    http://archive.org/details/turkeyfertility472lore

    Turkey Diseases (UC/USDA): http://archive.org/details/turkeydiseases03hins

    Turkey Raising: Lots of detail/ancillary info: http://archive.org/details/turkeyraising00lamorich

    If the need arises for in depth info on emergency med/etc.: Harrison's Principles and Applications can still be downloaded by chapter at his new business:

    http://www.harrisonsbirdfoods.com/avmed/ampa.html

    (this used to be available as a single download. It's very good and, though focused on parrots, fairly comprehensive - don't know how long he'll continue to allow downloads by chapter - get it all if you have a fast connection).
     
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  5. 3 NH reds

    3 NH reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking Storeys guide to Turkeys, not chickens. I got it out of the Library. This site is of course a great source of information.
     
  6. LeslieDJoyce

    LeslieDJoyce Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you for the excellent links!
     
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