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"Chicken Tractors"

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"Chicken Tractors"

Hello, I'm a brand new member, thanks for having me here. We are planning a tree change in a few years time and are doing research now on some business models for different animals and crops. I've been watching videos on You Tube from the US/Canada showing Chicken Tractors - from 50-100 chickens at a time per moveable coop. Looks like a great model, and something a relative novice at farming could try. I'm interested though in finding out if this is a legal way to grow Poultry in Australia, if the purpose is a small scale commercial operation - i.e.

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Ducks keep dying

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Last seen: 04/11/2021 - 21:40
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Ducks keep dying

Hi,

We are new to raising ducks and need help since we've started loosing 1 every month or two.

We have 2 flocks of about 8 birds each and are only loosing them from one.

First the duck will have trouble walking, then can't walk much, then not at all, then dies. Still eats and drinks water till the end. Sometimes pure white secretion from the eyes, looks like foam.

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Building the Poultry Penthouse

$24.00

This book includes information on how to design and build a backyard poultry house. It includes:

  • costings
  • plans
  • specifications
  • assembly instructions.

The Poultry 'Penthouse' was designed and popularised by Gerry Bolla, Poultry Officer with NSW DPI at Gosford for many years. When Gerry retired from the department, there was a need to update the plans and keep them current.

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073130604
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Poultry AgSkills

$37.00

Poultry Agskills provides a basic guide to some of the skills and practices of poultry production. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour pictures.

Some of the skills included are: breed, rear or buy poultry, provide housing, collect and handle eggs, feed poultry and maintain poultry health.

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PAS
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