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Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Extension

1956

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Cc56-139 Poultry Profit Pointers: Marketing Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-139 Poultry Profit Pointers: Marketing Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The egg represents the marketable, finished produce from the laying flock. Poultry raisers should be familiar with eggs and do everything possible to maintain egg quality. Eggs are a valuable human food because they are rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. Like other important protein foods, eggs should be properly handled to protect their quality.

This campaign circular discusses what to look for in the size eggs and how to handle them before taking them market.


Cc56-137 Poultry Profit Pointers: Selection And Housing Pullets, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-137 Poultry Profit Pointers: Selection And Housing Pullets, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This campaign circular contains pointers on how the producer can raise the best flock for profit. It discusses what to look for in the selection of the laying flock; how to handle the pullets; what is required in housing the flock; feeding the flock; ventilating and watering the flock; the best type of nests and roosts; and placing litter.


Cc56-136 Poultry Profit Pointers: Health Maintenance, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-136 Poultry Profit Pointers: Health Maintenance, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The health of a poutlry flock can mean the difference between profit and loss. At least 15% of all chickens hatched in the United States die from disease before copmleting a laying year.

This campaign circular discusses the means rules for raising a healthy flock. This includes: sanitation, medication, vaccination, controlling lice, mites, and internal parasites, controlling cannibalism by debeaking.


Cc56-133 Poultry Profit Pointers: Quality Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-133 Poultry Profit Pointers: Quality Eggs, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Consumers are learning that eggs are a protective food, high in nutritive value, and essential in a good diet. As a result, they are buying more eggs. At the same time, housewives are becoming more egg-quality conscious. They are demanding better eggs. It is essential, therefore, that every egg producer take particular care of the eggs he produces and markets.

This campaign circulars discusses how a producer can deliver the best quality eggs to the market. It covers housing, feeding, producing clean eggs, cleaning eggs, cooling eggs, packaging eggs, and marketing.


Cc56-131 Poultry Profit Pointers: Raising Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-131 Poultry Profit Pointers: Raising Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Thie campaign circular discusses the best way for raising chicks. This circular covers housing, preparing, brooding, and feeding the chicks that you have purchased to raise.


Cc56-132 Poultry Profit Pointers: Range Management, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-132 Poultry Profit Pointers: Range Management, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This campaign circular discusses range management. The number of birds that can be ranged on an acre will depend upon the type of sod and the fertility of the land. On most land, 250 to 500 pullets can be ranged per acre.

Pullets should be reared on range after geing started in permanent or colony brooder houses. They should be hardened off by letting them run on wire sun porches or gravel yards in front of the brooding houses and then transferred to the shelters on the range.


Cc56-126 Poultry Profit Pointers: Feeding For Egg Production, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-126 Poultry Profit Pointers: Feeding For Egg Production, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Eggs are produced from the feed we give our hens. The number of eggs taht are produced depends upon the amount and quality of the ration. For a hen to lay profitabily she must have a full feed of a properly balanced ration.

This campaign circular discusses what is needed to get the best egg production from your hens.


Cc143 Poultry Profit Pointers: Choosing Your Baby Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc143 Poultry Profit Pointers: Choosing Your Baby Chicks, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The successful poultryman is very careful in buying chicks, and in selecting birds for his breeding or laying flock. Well-bred stock will do quite well even when conditions are poor, but poor stock will not pay under the best conditions.

This campaign circular discusses what to look for when purchasing chicks for your farm. This includes disease-free chicks, and the types and breeds. It also discusses how many to start with, when to start, keeping records, how to feed them, and preparing the brooder house for the arrival of new chicks.


Cc56-127 Profit Pointers For Poultry: A Management Program For Laying Hens, Elvin C. Schulte Jan 1956

Cc56-127 Profit Pointers For Poultry: A Management Program For Laying Hens, Elvin C. Schulte

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Building a profitable industry is a joint enterprise of farm producers, feed manufacturers, feed dealers, hatcherymen, educational institutions and allied industries.

This campaign circular discusses the selection, housing, equipment needed, water, feeding, health maintenance, ventilation, litter, lights, culling, record keeping, and marketing for raising poultry.