With just a little land and available water, you can raise a variety of domestic fowl, from friendly ducks and spirited geese to dainty quail, placid turkeys, or even resplendent (if noisy) peafowl. Illustrated with the author's own charming watercolors, this book describes 65 domestic breeds of domestic birds and is packed with practical tips on selecting and keeping them.
"Any potential smallholder will find sage advice within the pages of Celia Lewis's helpful and diverting book."—Good Book Guide
"Everything you need to know, including how to catch a peacock.... Absolutely delightful."—Round & About