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Aml~fiian i .ivesrock Br~s Go~- .~~';)l11q"" :for ': h,~ir ;]fLnu;],my l~pdJtoo list ofbreedees,

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dlllC neX .. ~ou~ry' and. ff,aRspor~(:d.;[ home i~ our pickup c-amp~t~ ,and. "fr n{_~C!f h~,d.

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'[0 ,find dle calf liI,wlfly pro~tf~ue WWo.m 1i1.eJ;~· :.1md dchydr.lt ~orL Aftr;r ~. ,~:ood .hos.~·~g . ~own with : ~old w~uer and ,~neraJl (J~~~o[n, orGa~ofJ·di~. I'he~~· ~f\!"T .. 1S fine' bur dlle indden t

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,AU h _"nl~ la,y' '~GG"J bur some br, eds I~y more ~I-"' rh 'n orh li ,,~'" 'he b, sr :~aymg h" n ,¥li~ [ }'m,~ld abou r 2· ; dD~1rni ~ggs ~ eli ye31r. Th e besr la.y~r,s 3!fe,m aUisb. b~d;s Iba't prillduce v hille--shd~ed leggs. ,11e£'t: b ree " ,od gJinl.lf\d, near ,the ~~erCD ter ranesn '<- ~ lh.e·ll1- _ 'f.hdirr Id,mif1,~(ion as : ~'~i~r:F~~~"" ,: xamp~~' ,ilr~' - . ~'ii'FlglilQl) - noonJ an," Leghorn,

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(0WJmS of'Antiona and I egh, rn (Li~onllo).,

,lfgh,orn i ' be 'bred u~-OO,-mmtl,' ~ill) to ,P',trI" U, it:' wh.~I[t eggs fur supt:cm_u\ke' "" L -Ohon11 run; il~l,e[endy n, rvous, Ojpl~ 'bird, I~I[, re u-'dikJei) eo lm d wml unk '. flO'll slll-~n.d. '3( ~(u of ti me ItaminG ,tht::'m,.. ., iii:I~' ,most. ,t, I, I ru,(i~,n'L le!.~~'n ~u·le Ciffi'S§iC "

hre th, '0'1"' ''U·''d.in-, " mthin "'U£d. The strajns IU eel to crear ,com_Mer-ciaJ ~a]i'i are

o~ len ik'e'p'[ seerer, bUI )lIOU GlJIil me ~,ure; a, t~ghor~IT)J ,~s ~lIJll', '01,\"led.

Mo, r I~fer. .I produce 'w,hi me ~", bur some I :J,Y 'b [l\ , , ~ ~1, It!gg,~ B:rn:~~n =~," ~~yl~ - are calm _ r lham ,-. e&h~,rrn.5 ,~um,d dl'~rr '~on~ mIQI~~' fun tQ raise',

,-: -er ,), ,,' Ii ~I nMO~ lb b~fli l' ': ,a.hlljr-y ~Ji,fhfn~ de "r.e3~es;o Unl ",',' ou. ~ c se so tee , yo ur ,SP(;'fU ens .. p" '! r1 e nest p,lac ' for ~ hem i' the, [C!\IV P D'[IO

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,of m!~a[~ ~ f }fO tID \~ ~,m _' chick{;W1 s m-ai n,~)~ '~Ol have homt:gFOWin, meat l' raise ,;I Ille3l[ breed,

, ,-,he v,ari,QIJ5 l~e'tllm5 FOr 1 hi, kt:n nl 'I d,e,p e,fii, d on dl,e "[;ge I~n lY~li h ehe ~Ii k.

b,u'r.ch ered, 8:roi IE'li"i 3 n,d I, r}'c-r,s \ve i,~h a --(Jut : ,VI pO'Ul'n,ds l,ruJ. 3.1' " S U il'[alb,h; folf' IITyii.lllltJ '01 b 'bec~~ w n:§r' ,Re; ~ilfJe \\~"t h· 1'0 6 : un IIi: nd: I !lJ!!MaUy ~ as ~ed in - hi,:' n.

For m,rt;3:E ,pU~pO!les[l most p, Q ple p,rtfer co hUSC' \~,hite-.re.a(_h_e[ed b reeds, _ ecaus '

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r.lle.r I(J O'K. "leaner 1f.~l,aI!W [!lilT. ,'-~Jell, eire, [;l!1~ w a . rerpJ;'UCU w; ,I" . ne Ill', .11' t:u', 1:0 r

fit],Clt gfO¥V plump K_~'~i ,hie' lion -~rr a chic'ken rakes I[!l) ,g£~ b~g enough ~o bu" ch r, the mere li,[ t..'3.'U. 1,ih.~ m@:R:·h: I rs, dl~' ,mo,re ilf .' [ 10 'leed.. ~O' = ", ,~ i-I' '~lll,iler 'H'ifl,' ~ fore wsrc'S mo re pe II pDIU mlI!d I[ h in a '~I~' ,gnJ\'Vf;;-r;.

: 10 i[ m _ f' breeds I ,in I[_h!, ·n Ush eli ,h:C~1 ind ude _ U' [ 1 rpl! 11"1 k~ _: OH1 i aLh d ornish, Of these ehe m'05 (' pop ul a r Ii ,I [II m is:hlll '~"~ h ich origru n (l'ted in I,rn \'fJ.~ ~ !

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d, J" , n ~r~li r d c(lmp3-ri~(ln~ J~Olln 'thci r ~f d h corn I ,iffic1o.d r. Lnd~c;dJ!

o R11~ limes more V3.ri~ rio n 0 ~ IrS -, 0 n g r -- ins rh an amo n g b - cd s, To fi.lr. thief complicate matters, me 'the a s 111 g from i ~. rc h mol' i rna ! cho. n~~~ b~ __ use rhe new bre ... ~~r ma~ nDJU: shan: rhe vision J rhe - li'igi-

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,gj,nod th~ t t':1J r h wi I ~ ~t..:lccrj \-c 1) b r~u:i ~ n :) d i , l:fc n t d i rent (J n urn tJ I th ~ or. ,. 11 Jtrai n i _ m',d r ~o ni~blc.

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l n ma.king roUi unaJ sdee ~ tu n I rIH~' 1 naiu ~ h l u~ [0 lo~k. [o,r is gm~ I ~(:'dl till. (:. h ~~,Iks s hu u ld ~ b Fight ~ l"rcd and pl"rl~~r~ '~f 'rh t'~' co me 'by 'm~,i I, t (rp(;irn rhe hflX in frun.r ,~f f h c mail carrier, i~n cue somerhing has 'gon~ wrong and you need [01 file a claim I'll grown

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• :Lt.IP:. nar a re sm oo~ h ':- n d: Ic~eal!il 'I not ru~gh a [1 d, d ~'11)'"

• (Almbs that are '1111 :RJnd 'br:~:gh['j ]1(1( shrunken 3Jnd dull

• Soundless brearhi n,g~ no c[lughiIlg~ SI11I~ezillg~ or- lJ'I-,ing sounds

'«1. en you \ .. is,ru I ~J, St;II~~ ~ 'wbw &~ 1 · 10' s YULl lapp rna' h I[ he f1~ n:k~ .. "he ch i d\)~n ~ \~. i ~ I pa~ ~S-{' u~ listen, 1~,ctfi,nG -ruu ("';Ui:J!,r htl1Jf ;],IIrn,r 'tnUSIJ3,~ brcarhing sounds", Be: -0 e raki'ng home "~!ll- ,I ~'Ill I,ll.,. mder _L l!.' - .. '~-, !V'i ,-.....!II, ,.,J -II.. Y -'i'~" -. ail .. :' \ I J L C ret 0 , OOfll. IJ -,ue_ eat~~l ~:n, _.0 ens .... ~ U1P' ~Ilu a ll''OU nU. ~He _ ,eru un.u.f ~ _~ 1311 U)

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mJilke ;SU_~ it, ISI1~[ cl'J,w'li'l1g' ,li [h body parasites.

How man y chi L kt='FUi Y'U Ml ~,a . ~' ~'IO,~~U;' d~~~nds ~ aga i n ~ o III yo U r '~l urpose i n keep- 1 n g f-~ C n1; '[ f r0!l~ arc i nre rested i n ~-~ rnod uc;;[J 0 D ~ dele rm i ne ho~~1' ,Ina n~ CiJ'~~ '~:o U

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~:'::3 111 P e, , Ul, egg..: ~ I er 3} ~ ) u!t~ nee I a e!idJ."i f run e en S., I n~e en s 0 fit t a~ ~l ~ , ~.

same ran~ aJJ '~·C'3r Ii()n'!~, sometimes ~toujll h3~,'e mere eggs d~,::1n vou !Can use, ~ndj other

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~imes rnu~n have roo :C\V • .11'15 [he narure of rhe game~

l'f"~iU W,3nr J duru-p~Urrii'@1S~ breedias Aocli-J 5~ ,chj(krr:u~ isa ~uod ntulllhcr-'~,f) h;n~!C~

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If ),POU w,i~h (0 aise ~hlckt:n'S fn' s'hll1w nUi a'\ I'~:t~, a trio (one ~ "k and 1["\\10 hens)

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I ime you come nea r aren 'f' 'much fU n., 'P~ rt of A igh I)" b~hJl'lio[ is g~ne ric in rh ~~. 50 ~"m" e

b rCt;-.d~· a re mnrc eas i I f frigh I.~ til ed d)~1jJ~] () rhers j bur ill~ c,h~idtens ,rna,,, be' 't3111gh ~ u.) ~lc {{II m, TIl C secrer is (or yo LW UJjI ["'D- . IC~ I [n lv,nen),'o U ~ re a [-OU n d rh t: m.

"~en~'Vt:'lr' you, ,~.lppr.o~h your ch ;(.~cn~ t. wh i~t,le or s,~ ng, so dl~l~ I heal' ,!iO:Dll oo! n~ 'i ng'

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_ollli ~l~ d~IF! hOUl~ rag ~ divide 'he vcud, orou d li~'e, coop wljlih '.'e:rncing. 111Si~QI~ Q ch ickern-sized dOlor ~,eadln,Q froml ~he coop -0 each [D'W 'I'r,le \$marll Ie" S'.' Keep t~,e doors _0 the' fiots. ' ,-:0" eren'l being

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Chickens i ~,_' n:niror'[tt "rhey nnc,~)~' rtl'~m ~_ 'during [the' d-:;~~~ ~u!ld (hey' (;um,[~ Mflt::It

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'Even rom e modern ,ell c~n~ PlTCft;i to 'ro~s t' in t rees _, b u~, ~ tree-s' ,gj ~'f lhern no pro lCC-

1If"-llI'rii l".m' -,ttl" in '"-~,<l!I1~' . H,I' ''II','' earher or 1L"1Ii"'~'!j;m: owl .... , a ·In=J other p'I"~.J~tiOf~ Ftur t'll'lliili" reason. IIL[Oilllll, 1.1 1,11.1" ~h.. .wf',U,," '~ ro..u, ,!!Or V. [[~ ILl! _ . _ Ib 'I,'11ll v IrJlt;; . ~gl!l. iJ. . _ ~1~!!I,o.- ~

ell ickens should be p rov ~ del, I 'with p rotect i we' h.~IUS ins 3llilld c_ ~ cou ra goo: Q slccll ~ hl~t( a,r night"

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exisri ng :f~,( iii ries, ava lh~ b I,IC ~P'3(C'l a m,d th c amn u n.~ ta.f ri me Y' ~ Ii..Il ~·is h l(jJr d,ev£} ne lID rnai ·le'n.ElJmL~e. Porillal~l,e heusine is ideal [or chickens, because rhev are ~eriQ;~'·11~311v

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'mo,\1cd 'ff) 'n~ gfOltilln'd.~ either in rhe ,Ia~,den or OUlJJ~, 'in. a, p3S~ure,. bur such , i}~t'f~~

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broom .0 scrub [he ~ ~~Ide' (l'r rhe (UOp w~.Fh the bl~.t,'h""w!IFC·I1"- .cn~c .. he' clnn1i~ ;. nd W~] dows Uf,lCtl ~{~, rl .. t! COI:P wi ll dry t~ISI .. \\Xfh i ~~ (he' bui I. 'i n,g is drrin~1 _~(lfub ,111 the 'i.tClrn,~ f( ~u fern ~ we·J 'Vl. it'h ·[ri;sh. b i ~JLh -'~~ 1D! fJ lE'tr' an d. .~t'~,~tc ~ ~c~ em in I h~ SU ~l h ~ d.r~-. Wh t n.

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Ill.~gnl u~ eem peeo (0 ear, R·~-m,o'ile ~ -1Jj.y 5Cf'JJ P I U rln ~:_H~![ 0 r [0, .. s of f:e m1Jicing: rn at p ro\i' .~

~lI,id i ng, ldll,~t'i:~~' ~u ~jd~n'r_' and ~ aa .... ~~~ ,a nd ~t: [ r. i d uf I( ~Id 'r. i I~. and urhr:r ~ CCIU S (ha~ l:'an ~o;umllJlatc warer where peslql' ins~,[~ mighf. breed,

The ca:.~i~~,a; '~y.~ 'nu ma~c ~Uli~ y·ouli ch ~,'k~n~ leal' ri I ~'( is f 11 bu~~ chicken teed 0 P(HI~tlY fa tk~ n at a fa rm .~ ture. ~,'~~lt~~ fie dhu h:k~ ns } h QM'~ d be ~ed oJ l;;~y r .. u ~Q'I' con tai II i ug '16 nP rr,r:en f orotein plus OJ II rhe other n IlJ rri ents rhev n!eed. la ,,"' rallcu ~ comes Inc r.1l1 nil It:ldl

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O'IT pd ~tf~d f~)!nn., L;~~ r~([ ~~-~ I ~ I~ \~r~Si L~t .: -: yu l~ U~~ p('l lcrs, S In( ~ rnro~·t:h I rds. of r h c

cos [ 1(1 f kcr'~,i ne ch icken 5 ~O(S i I1Ili)O feed ~ rhe less "tOU was te, the lower ""I~}~ _ ILUSI.

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Ea(h c h i ~ke] ears abo 11 t, :2 pun n d~ 0 f Fa t in n p~ I' '\\'~(;k. 1) li1a ~ - pu rpn se 'Ilen s l·iU ;ru

bi.n mur~~ ;hJn~:ams ~. ~1ru' ~t~~s .. AU chickens l(,~iil·t ~C~~ wn ;~umrntr dl,an in winrer, ''k'ii,hc-n

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on tlHuui :S'O ,(BU, \\'I'O.Il~1 rHll.l1!'ru (ijUI. hum dlJ!n~[ stock. un. itt)) far ah[:·ad ... (]~~ckcn . c~d. 'POC$

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(J~~ h:~~en~ ~·~}'a;~ Icr:ackt~d CO,H1i Of' ~l [UlNUJC of gr,l'l;ns caU«!di s;t:r,au:h~\:Yh ich Sell ~u id be: '~'.it."""'!j't:'1d ;~ ~h.i{,"\kc:..Il (a.nd.y~ '. :IUU (an [':~JiliU: 3, flock h"" irhrovii "f" dov.';If1!. a h;;,ndfu ~ o;:f

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;~lfil t-c h Wihe nn·,er ytlU ''.J"'ISIr ~':C;JU i. reh i}(~n S~ i~H':e[f)1' SO 0] " (h~y wi ~ ~ lea ~l (0 o:une lu you I.

],11 co~d '~\Nea,(lhe-, it I'j nit", St ~~uch. t.~J. la.l[i~ ~n the da~r }u~lws kCl~1' ,hir(kt~I1~: war ,~tru. o\r:e.rnighl~ .. ou nlU.( 11 ~cnUt:t1 1l1ak.'~~, IClii~k.cll.S :fiu:t ~lI!"cari ng, laL,"~' I~,'rt·rs .

... 'ficr up~ll~ng ~. ~ad~.luf 5ct;n~dl or ray r~rj'nn~ s:rorc d~.c tc~d ~ n :3 plasdc ·[ras·n ~Qniain,~r '~I(; ,I. :1 lFi'g~-u~,fiutd nf! Jiti. A .~ U-b~dlfJn ([l~w~ilh~t"'.r holds 50 p~u D1JU~S of f~t:"d~ ·rllt c~o~cd ·~on·,3iner h~'~()s pil"~'fn( 'filed Ifrom gtrrdng,s[~!~e ~nd keep~ oun rni(~~ r~a(e d~e ~( . ~~ ~~. ner i n ,3, roo I,~ d.., i 3lfJ~a,~ ou I. (If d'~ su n ,U,s.~ up ~~ ~ dl,e feed i n du~ con {;J.~ FI i:,r befo·rc opening "- ~Qlhe[' ~3(~;

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~'~ 1r11 p~ rat u re is b~ rweeu Ii 5 3J ~.d ~ne 'F, 'Xi' 11'~ n t he ''!'fe~u ~u; r is rn uch co~ d e r 0- r Il~ uch ,~rJj!rnlcr~ h.~n~ lay ~c~',cr e,gg:s {'han USU;jII. In 'V,Jfnl '~yeJtheiUl hens ~3y smaller ~gg.iIii: 1jlli.dl rb i ~~ ne F s;h~~~ s .

An hens ;sU'~p la~~'illg in \VilneF~ 11,0[' be(;~111"{I' (he wearher is co!ti bu~ because '"'I U.U:F d.a \irs have fcwcli ho UJIlh l~' II s 11 mmer d.il \~. \X'l~~n the .n 111m I)cr t) f d~f~1 i~,ki t

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C;lM .l~~p your h~:rrus 1.3,)I·imiLg y~iJl.IF-' ound Ib]· iru[jJ]I~ng' ,J 60-W,aJrf li~h([b~~h. Us-e mt:'·lighl: i n co n b i na{ i (nru w i rh da,~1 i gil ~ h U iJJ F~ to p nn: ~ tf_t iU ~,C:i.1lS [, 14 h ~) urs uf ~ i~~· ,t:'~J,:h d;iThY"

'Vou ~n ~r:an{,!i;'_:hc ~i:ght on ~U the ('i me .. or save ~I,c,crri.~iii~y b}"' plu,gging dle light i n Uo' a. rimer s\V ~ ~'·(h fiFo'~n all ~ lee r i"i ~a' ~ u p~JI v 0 r hardware 11(Ore" It yoU use a If; fi i f~

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reme nber U) ad i U5 f' i.[ occasion ~ Ily as d afl igh t: ~o u rs ch ange, as ,.\·f'll as a uJrrim e I[ ~1~

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You can i rn poo,'.-e '~u r _ni('1\~s, m~e'r3J ~ ayE n ~ 3Pi,'erns~' by tU~~ I ng ,a nd '~b llgh're Ii ns db..~e l.zy b~!:fl~. The hens )'IOU cull C]]-n. b~ us-edl.ror st~ril1g 0'_ ,nr~aJdlf1J,g ~hick~n .~OlJDp~ \~~n :)'our ~ltK' Ft!"d hecS ,~JJk [1.~IJ1Jdl!lerh~n, a{ abtllU ~~O weeks of agt:~ you COOl ea~ilf i en hy ko .. - i Iil g ~.r· yo ur hens ~.od ~y ha~ (!U~ Img (hem '~\\rh ich ones af~' (;;~n,didal cs :for elm ~!w ng~

... Look ar '[ heir (1i..l~~j1ilb~ a 1H;;1 w;a.1 rles, l ~1:,Y layt:r_'11 h~\'e' :SlmalieF "'-t'l111h.f5 and '~lau~es, dlan good ~:u)'en.

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h~'~crn her. k;~el. (breU1S;~bllnt.~) ~rrud ~!lcr vent, ,~~ ,a, g!(]od ,Ia:yer~ you ean e-a.si~y pres~, ~rro or t'hIfCilC nngen, hCt'li.T""(.~11i '(he pMbiic 'hID~rru:c~, and. three f!j:"G,c-r.~ DeHYC" im r h t" k{tc I '"' nd ._: lie' 'p ~ tib,i,~ hi I ~] e ~" '1 fill r: ~n b'l~ I 'I) n~~ {,!L ~ ~l 0 5{" a ~ u d {iglu~ rhe :he is no~ ~ good tlr~r~

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in.elude Olml\~ Cl.li.(kcn~ of a s~n~le hrced~Yt~ur' resuhs w~~~ bt: jn~on5isrentif ~'ou.har~h

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ir.~gs tro,m Ill. t'I,~}c:k- co 11 ita I n i ng. ,d 1 n~ r~ n f b lic~ds nr co m m,c~~~il~ l~r cr-u~sb ~··~d (h i (kt'~'~ s,

1'.he bird~i in ~ our breeding flock should be bral-hy' and .. ' rec of de.~nlrrnit~c~. Tl,ey

shnnld he rea,~~~n~lb~)r erue [0 It.'llf'.. ill ean~ng, rhar each bird IS of rhe ,orrc~t S'ilC! .sh ape, :3 nd Icoh:n for i t·~ ~l H~Ctt t: ~ill] any chicken I"ro.m ~tOitlr b.~.~t:d i.nl; flock ~htu.

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. rhe qu ~~'i ~r ()' r 13. s m~ I ~ Hoc~' (31rl t~eg~'~1c-r,lr,c' rap id l r i'~ rOll m akc nu cf~t)~· t (0 ~l~:t i n (a~' u r of ~rnJe~ ~,~[ h ~ v ~:go,r'~ h 11 rd i n eS5, a nd ,go~)d llep reduct in n OJ .~ ~ pu iI"~U ito f rnu r b oo('d: i ng _g'o~ I~.,. ko~p on.~Y· rtl III r' bcs:n 0 J;,pri'ng; IJ ~ ld g~t .rid. 0'_' sh e rest, even . -:hoUl,Ch ~L rh e rest" ~n a:~;r ft'~! res 'In t 3 ~ a rgc: perce n tas~ (If ~iI(:h ~ilH~ ~ch .

How s~errel~,'" yo u n eed 'to cull w u ~ 'hc' i nJlIl.H:: need 'I;;~.. . ·he' 1~1.~,~1 i I},"' of f'~~ u f '0 lLIJ 111- darien n.oc', UnrOF[UU3t.fl~\ vou (~n!l[ diu rlrli. u;:h ttl ensure '~f[)llJ~ € ~~'I!nin'p: Jl~ sfock.

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rn~ 'M3InJI t':x(eI~v[, [0. seek OU[ someone !/i/ho specializes in '(:he ,s[trJlhfl ~"Ou,j're i:ntc't'cs(,cd

in.,. has \\1-urk~[ w i (b it. f~'r ili I.D n:~, t inlt\ kI nd rreel.y Q,t;fe Il"S d.e(lils, a b -" u [ i 1':)1 bse Ii_ .. grouJ1d., '0 III ce' yo~ acqui I"i~ )'t-U!f tlullru~bf'inrn srul:k~ " eVt"lt_'lli'ug' [he birus Ul meet your

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go.;lIi S ss a l.tl;]!U,e _. (]I _. ~fIJ a r I '11 g a !TIl ~ cu I[ I ng..

Cu~~ lagaif!~1 birds, 'f'~1 at develop s~,ow[y~ are,m1[ energetic, or Iuigh[ orherwise be dcs~n hro .: ~~, ll.iIJI.th·rifur~ r:ull ~ n fa.vu r.: f I:.,~·rds ·Ih~~. s hlO~t some 'i m.p. rove •. ' u;,n [ OVi~~' dlJeJ if

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sktd eral 'i rrngu] ~ ri ries or d,~' 0 rrni t~cs~ A Il}~ hi rd 'rb3'~' docs Il~- measu rc u p ~'~l{Hll>d go ~Dto

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b~~ tJ.r~ln·g .piln~ rne freeze .1; or rue rO.111F,)O;,)1 pt.t".

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I.n 3~1 C;t'ii~S'l' tuU 'in f .. ,vur of gOOid. (I.:.~nl)f'r.~nc~en~; in'~s no ~IuFl to :raise chicl(~ns thaI are ~fV;ld oli dO"lnri~lr' 11:1~·.· 'n~ .1\.I~h!~}'~,~h y~)ilJ'~[1 hto"af 3U ,~na~~~'F o "Idvitdc un hOlY (0 C!!.I e' ~nt}anneS5. '~h~ onb~ \~llJliC' (UFe i~, [0 g~l: rid of.agg;re~~ivc.1 bmm-d5 an'" h·ro .. d, fur gund

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inc~u.!D~'~· nt)~ o~d" go~d. h~.rtIJs h!a~ ,also t~lose rhin. (rn_nSm~1 tht:"~.u giood'1· tdi(ie~ ~o th~i.r

nits p ri ng. p~ r lIl'h ~ sa m·f! 3 n~'n r i 0111 [0 (nc~ s '~~ I 01 '~~,e'nj ~

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the,~· ';]1[ e ~~(~r[[UI~" Th~ cock mar :be [00 youn,g 01" 100 o[d~ or pt;th~J[Js he ·f~\·(lrs

some hens \\~bj le 'i3ntlr.in~ u( he: .~" ~il a ~p ~c h tis ill. .I" :~'u u ,ba ~'t:. nUl re tl, i:1l r~ n n ~ rnC)stcr, 'f'hq~ m~y ~,f~t!n d tne 'much ri III C 'Ggh r~ n g~ nu.:hcr rh ~ 'rn mat i n S~

.A~sunlins '[h at all rh e ~!k~ are ~er r ile ~ eve ~~ =1!. ~ rri 111; hen i s noll 1 00 perce nt SlIl(> cessful, A glOod hen, ~'{~i\Mre"~F~ h~1 rhl:~ ,a :h'igh~r ,pcr:1:t.~nragl[! nf ~~g~ than C' nbc;!' ha'tdll,cd i n, an inc1!m halO r, T h c 'rr:'lJ'i C~ 1. :h:t TC ~~l [I: [I~g r:Il te i rn a gpod i nClllba or is, a 00 u ~ 8'~ pereen (of' ~ ~ -fen i le ~gg~ ..

Fen il e ~~ (:1 il to h ~\t ch for a ~r3 ri e r}' 0 ~ ease n s, i mil cl ud Lng the ~Co'l ~oww '[l,g:'

• The b .e:e.di.ng no(k 'is unh[~al[h)1"1 we~1 or i~np.F.u,~rl, ~~.

• The ~ are dirty.,

• The ~s arc .in'(HolJ-er1r s.~,ltl11l"OO Of' hav~ been St'rUf{'~ roo lone,

• 'Ihe [~ are no: turned [)'t[en en o ~gh.

• The i·n.cu.'b~[jl'in remperarnre is H)fl hi.l;h'i (00 ~O,"·, or 11:1on Sle-JJ ,1l.

• The i rn~ub~ .Jln ~ um]d'i fY :i~ u n I~)\Y or UH high"

• T~:u:: i n c{ 'b~ [0 If is not p rope IIi y ve n [.~ ~::ucd ~

1\ 11 eg' con si ~ r s 0' '.~ [!113 ny Jl~ f(~, The tl rse rh i 11 g, yo U ,~iI!'~ ~ s r'h e ;~lel'l, I f you I O{) k

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c 05C}t ~ 0, 1l;..,1 1 . ~C ( ny porn" ., ,U ~t:~l ,3 U:). o .) g~n .J1li(1 &:ilnJCU~ [JOK1.1f 10 pass,

,['h [li[u.mgh dl e shell '" If!l~ b D gem d h as f:Jlor-e P(JDltr!~S dla1 n rh f Ii n I e end ~ c~.u.~'i IJ g m ore a i ,r HJi be; I[ rip ped il~ ~ he h.lg end,

l1u.~ shel ~ i~ 'I:i n~d wirh a leal hery OM I .t' r mernl 'rr~ ~~,~" \'t1it ~.~ ~ ~1 t ~ . e n la It"rmt" tn l).[a 1'1 t i ::' . -'. " .. ' .. ' .. nhra - .~ .. Th-~c:· "~'~Tn .' "~l,r-C'!iii Il. .. ~ . ~= • ..,-- '. h··. -, """1 (;-: ,. . ,.'-c'--fiji :', ,"-;is 3111 uur~(:r mcrn ~-,Il1,C," " , c..~. rnernn ,!3n~- I t~Clp Keep '. ~C'[c:~ tl .rI'OI:n Gcrun:~ In :0

the e~ and :s~o~ rhe ev~,po[adon ,of rnoisnrre ,frnm idle egg, B~[V een [he OLUe,1l ,nl~ III bra in e an J ~ he i ill n e ~~1 ~ rnhra n e, ~ I rhe buge'D" e n d of he regg" is an ~.'i r ce I ~l dl~.u ho Id~1 nxytFc n rtl if ~ h e ell ~,d\ 10 b.reJI he.

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~. n~' lIN I'~er ". nd t 1 pt"rc~n t prnte i 111. 0 n~ ·~u I'm cr~nn nf r:'hc' a I hum; .. n IR, in e IiJ ~'h ~on r:he ~rn1 k n~,t i n.e: in... Tbcvolk ;~; made u d;1 cd 'a[!iIl ~ CI.tho hv. ~ ra h-~~ lIl.rot~· tf!il.~, vi.t~ mi n~ ~

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md mlncnl15 d13[ tc£d the G,r(nr\fiI1SI,cmbryo~

Om ~wo ;;i,des or die \to~k ~jje: ,~or-dSt or chalaaae, rh~r k~eo rhe roik n03[in!"',

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t;\~i ['h,ju. dle albuulerL '~rben )·O~W lC.f3,~k. Op~:f"n. ~lIl cGg" (he chalazae ~[leak ,illiid f't=coH

as~i ns{ rth e: ,!lo~ k. T~i1e,)," '[ hen 100 k ~ ~ ~~e \\,'11 i te I u nllJ ps on moo sides 0 r lh e yol llc,.

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'~f t[~U~ ~. is jnf~rrilt', dl'f" ~].a;sH:mdi~c is in'~gubr N"n sh.Jp~. '~'n a f~nil~ ~~I [Ilis :s,por is

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an ~ in.to 3 dish and. f:x:nnin~ tl'u: yol k~ you {ban' ell , .lfuHh~r the ~ 'IS ferrite' h,~' yrhcttrncli~. Il;1lS ~f1l1 irrcgul,~rl,~,F '~h3pC& ~l!~a:\rndi.~ OF a ~~cr(ec'~ ~y rnUT.ld, 61aJi'~[)dcn:w,

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'V'n fcnru mtU ;u-c] r~ he Ire' i ~ n 0 ~~J,r to fe'll. _~o m rhrr: grtn~sidc \vh c'[h c r tih c egg' is fe II ilc;';

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,ew .' a~,'II~ ,t).! .. ~ ,e egg 3g,11,[1. [ ~t_ln can t:f ~rru, g~!u.~ I urn, Um ... [t'" egg ]~, Lllte~

d~.c, i.r wi U lnnk. ell" r~ 1..: the ~r; h. ,~rl.1 Jet Y'u U ~"l.1~n s.;;t"~ tL Fk. ~'pOt ~'~. [h ~ (,~,1J1. t<::'F. ~ 3l

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All erlkiem( br@~ler eats ~pl~li@x;~u~ne.ly 1 pounds of srar .tF fo.r e\rerr poundof wcigih~: 'i~ g~i~mJ.s·; ~f ~1Jn raise an cAi·cic:-nrtt· m~.:~;n breed or h.1"br~~~ '(O' ··:~,·i p[un{.b~ lc"a.ch ~,'iU ear 7 If)[H~ ~id)1lof srarrer b~ Ijl~ I'! me iI' is readv U) burcher '::u 7 1,0' Sweeks, f von r~~jst:'

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~] dual -OIJ,~lrpost" breed, vour bFO~·tcli'~ WOU1( pn},,1 as t:'Jo:id 1,\\·. Dcpcnd'i r1,tJ' on ~IH;!~r

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b reed i by' rhe ~ i me (h er ~~~.e i ~1 .3 ~ 2 pou n cl5... dlcy· m'~ r e~l { rw i ce as m u( h as ~-I E. p~Ci31 ..

jzed rntil.l b reed,

D~Rerl:n' "hi-rk disc~u.st"S .p.rtc:\\"3tl :'n J~f£(,~~l:n'tr part's ~d~ rhc United, Stares.Your counry Extcnsien as·.Cm1 ~ 0 state' poultry :spc(';iali5~ ca ~ advise' yuu ;·ll;HUU dle need (u '\! accin~~e Y'(]I!Jj ~ en i cks, hree (lorn nlGiU co ~·1td.i ~ ~o ns 'th~.u (au ,atr_c~'t ~leal·I,· iU (h ~~~ are pa~tj III ~~ ltnt::c i d ios is ~ 3 n d. b ii.);ii.lo~e r 11 n,~u Ill!li[) n i a ~

Pasting OC(;UiS when drropphrtg~ si,~ '£0 (he 'hird~s rear end ;,1 nd C_~(lg, rhe ~''''IU Op!!!Iili_n~ Gendr pirk 0 f'd:te- wad of h.mclt: 1100 dn)ppin~~ ~akatJ~; "an: ,~HliJ~ ~lO Ir.ar the chi·dl's ren der ~·k~n. 1i~ p~"CUJ p~.r~ng~ m_a~~ xure t_ha(: Jour chick.~ an'~~]; g{~~~n~ (] ,'h~ II. It- pa~'tt·~ ~,:pt7r,!\ist~) t:[!l. i:x ,~ I i u-I~ !l:O ITn m~ I, '0 r :grou nd-u p [jlV oarmeal \'1~ l! h ~h ei r s{arre'ir.. ~~I the rll11!lf YOUl ehicks are I week old, pasin~, ~holliid. no ~ong~r b~ a ~)ll~l1lt:rn,

Coceidiosis ~S;i par.i!s·itic In:ffctinrt '[h~t causes, d,rnpping~ to 'he ~'OfH~'~\ V!.!;l:--cry; ~llil ~ &l).m~1 irnes Iblnody, (~ 11Cks raised ~ 11, Ih~· 'o~~~ ~~"~~nJl ' If 0 't~Ii'.lr ~pllin~ litre u ~I i ~{~lr [[0 gc 'r'his' ,d~scase unless rhey hve in -filthy condiuons or dh L~lrced .. o drink din,. water i Ceccidiosis occ U rs more afl~l\ it! uf'.i.n;g wa flllJ h liJ.fI'i!~ i,[~ weat her, \:~·h(' Ill. ·tt he p.~ ra- 5~(t'5 ua[,lJ,ra~~r flI;uu,dl~~ .• ·,li1 prcvcnl th~~ disl~~lS~, [i'lIke measu IrC~ t~1 k~~~p' rhe d r~fiikillg, water '~fnl:c of' dro1pplngs and sc.-ub, [he \~"J~erer' !i."!';·~DT [iIU~' rou ~n£inn iL~~p du;;- , broodeelined \.\,; d~, clean Ilrf~r and. ii.1unt.~i;'{h:-~~r F~p[3~t" d ~ rl,y er ~\rel Ihr('.r.,

r-.;mu f'Lyu1aif1r it~'isc' 1~~l'i:r~ls" :Jvu~d. coccidiosis br m!.lkulg, Of buying a brooder v,~~[h, a \\~i re n 1 es h ~ 00 r ~ ha.1 I.e~~ dro ~~ pings r~i ~ belo w th~ lUtS}'iJ. An 0 [her jf~';lr ~'O p,r!~'·~ . n r in·l."'iCdon Vr'ifh (( ccidia ~~ ru Fe~d m;edk~~lih;~{t ~t-arr:·r..!r~ ·"l'!·t'~,~h [,fUl ra ins ,3 (ifl{;dt1 ~osr.n .. . ~1~di cu~~l f~"16d is dl~~ i,f;ncd (0 he' ~ p fn~C-n ~ ive '111 eas U.i re a n d {~l e refo r~ wo~~ ~f: he I p chii ck~ Fha f: ha V~' tnt' i d ios JS ~ Trea (~rng rhe' disease ~"f:.q u i res s [n~u l,!eF .In~d ~ ~a.~ iun. ~hat you. can pu rch 3$~ ITO m a (3 rm !i (0 re t pOlJ l r ~ s ruJ pp~ ier ~ or vere ri ua !ri.~~] ,

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The id eJ~ wa,~" fO t rain s po n a duck or ~, goo se is i 1 J pe ~ ,', ~l rr i e rt s uch ~~S' (1 1Il~ d ~sign~d fo if a ('n,[ 0 11' dog;~ Mak[~ Sure (he rnn'i~r i_~, of adeq ua te s i~ (6" dl[;!o b i lid. A ,~tu rd y ea rdb(]a~d box alsD 'wo ks, :p:ro\'iideJ, ,it can ~c ~~Itd so. th;c' bird ,an'_, bn~~~( olin' :alllt~, ~1a~ ::Ii rholes 1;~If:r;c: !'''!lough, MJ the hird ean h'Ii~"a~ he Inn t':anJ~ g~ m i[~ head rhlrou,~'ll~

for ~holln' trips, you can rralilsJ~fllft a, duck or gDO~ In a '_c~d sack'~ For J goose, cut o6fthe [ip of one corner of the '~ack ~ PUI( the go()e insjde with i('~ head rhlrough the l,o~e) and de Q,lftbe sacks opening, for J, ell uck, dlop rhe duck mro rhe sack !luu.1 rie I~lru;' hole l~d,lh C'~lnu.,gh, 5l3(k Ul 3~[ w~ i (, a i hIll l!1li{H e nuugh .1ft) t rh(.'., '!!Woe k Ittl e5;C~rL'I" l r ,.OU 3IreIllt';o~rru,G far and d1C emperamre is not· hi~h~ you ma~r ~JlIirr rViro 0 fh ree duc:~itS in one sack, O'~~eF1!Njse; P'~l( o,n.I~~ orne bird in each,

Arn.~ ofthese [fa rr iers ma~ be lo,aded inro dTh{~ bat", i()"" 3 pickup u1lJ:ck., [f [he bed ha;s, nu (;.lrm,p~r l.-'nV(;~,~, piacc th(." tnn:r.ll ncrs dust' to' h(; [cab; ~'ht'~ lh~ draft, i:s :h.·s~. If ~rn LJ~'~ I ra 't'~J in S' ~.~, a (:.11\ a w!oid 'U~ ~ i'lG l"h~I I un k, '\\'h~r~~ ~ltll a U~ill:' If _ ~ 1.·S 't) n I d k~ I ~ y~ 1 U r b ~ ds, Pu t the: ca rrie r 0 rn]: rhe back sea r or OQ rhe flo o r,

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The nurri rional needs 0 .. \~,r41tt:'rfa~'"i '\'alJ~ b,}", .spc~'ics~ ~':IlJC~ p~~rpose'i and l~rt~'~ ofproducrion . Ducks have dwgh.'rly din(;~c'rnt needs fwcurn gt""[;S'e,~ grol~rin;g b~'rds b~v~ dHf't:r .. ent n !r~d~, fro rn 'man'~ fC ht~ rds of [he S~ ~Th e oS pee' es ~ H nd 1~:reFS 3 no m eat bi rds h j1VC (iillcfcnt needs fiCin or..tl3rn~n tal, 1)lrJ~ and from one ano~hc"[,

'U'nde'~ n:Jl[urJ'~ eond itions, ~I~II:ID d .. ·dcrhrot.'<I. ducts saifh~~i}r 9!0 ~.rt;·~ru lOf IJJudr nil rr i ~ 10 W~ al n~~,d~ by' C'1 t ~'~lUg Vl~,~t a hie' nD;I tre If; rhe re m3J'i n i Irn,g 'I 0 perrc~n t c J n'M:~S, f~nniiU ~t n i ~na'i ma n~ Ii'~, s ~JH:h as n 1 (J'.Ul u iroes, i~ ies ~ an d radpoles i, The diet of 3 !\r1 U5(~n'~ rc n OS I,t( ilean mnrc nr~~"a]-d mear, wherr:;!~ ,g.«se art" en - i.re~J· ~tcgc~~r~!1n~

1 r yn u h a ve on Iy a f~~ d UI cks u r ge~~e'~, ~[)llID havr:' no Iflccd 'to ~ LIsh [h ern ~,'O~. egg or meat rodn~:[~on. and y~u h5i],\'c :pl~n'my'ufspa(~ for (hem to fO~Jge, [~M~ b~Jr-m (00 ,Ulfrtt ~i ~ of t ht.ir ,n M ~if[ d,(I nill, rn ~;c:d~, 0 n th d r ow:~ '. Ou 'ri' _{!; I he wi nt,er and, ~3 r~ :'; ~ n rhc' bn.Jt~~d i ng ~~'a.'1 Jill ~ f'~ II!J .nl~tJ}· Ill!cd IlL ) SM ~l'p[~ n 1 ~ ~,.( [~Ui ~.f d i.~ [ w h.:h ,~ir' iu ur ,(on IIUt"m !LdaH yo lo,rnl u l~t~t& [i'i11lI~ i:o D1. b,'~~ '~, ,~ood, ; dc-,a {O 0 tre~' ,a, lit [],~ g, ai n 3 ~ I~t ;0 n[;~' ~ d~,y~ YC;.J r .. p ,urn ~ iillSt' tu keen \"fHI1I,f '~r,!u'e fowl [ilme and llJ5ed 'lo VUUI' ~]rt",,~f1ice amnr.Hl , du:nl,

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ducks ,and, g~~s~~ \Vhc!chclf- hc,~'c ~:Ced.~ ~r~ ~,r,ail:ableJ run your ;~rt.~, d~LPef1.d~ :1~_fgeJf' I~n den~trru.i~ if ,~(n!l, lire' dH~ ~.m fie pcr~~nn Ii n yfur m~ighbo-hood c~·lujl ~~~p;) \"'·3.(-c[",fo~t yo RJi~'1l p ~ oba blr h~,vc' ~ h 2U rd (irn e' :fli rui i H,g (;0 m rn.e r-cia~ 11'3.1 ~o ns ,hl h I,i; t:"a se ~ 'ioo!~ 'feu!' a br.rn ShJI, ~ rh~u C'ard!:s, a narioHull b ~Uh::~ ,and ,iii w:~I~li.I~.,g, 'ttl ul"ticr h.lf ynu"

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u~n [)bell~ aad Runners m,ay begin to la~ ar (i memhs o~~ ;Ig~ ~nd con Inuc ~Jfing n.cJ!dy yt.~~""_ ound, ~ __ !Ill wun'~ ,~llrnate ~ ~tUKO\1 ies can rill so' be prol i fij,~ ,~a ~ ers, Amo I1lg Geese! ell i 11t:'5t: arc' de bt~ilt~ily,r~'1 Breed~t and iSr~ ~ ns Vt'idl~n breeds, d,;u h3VC;: been

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agf: for bFC(di,ng from I (0 ~~ years ,gfa,g~; geese lJk~' a linle longer m nlJ,t'~]f'~ and are a'[ (heir prime ,~f1[nn.2 ru 5 ye:=ar~ uf aglI.:, \lrt_"'a rli ng ~~~~~ hi}? t;~':.ij bu [' those ~,ggs \lVO~{~'

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wthou!J,h ~f (00; f~'~nlke~ are 3v,ai1ab~e [0 gP ~ round, '" ~rnt~ uf[he th~JkiC_:S; ,\iIU I,;Hwd, wi,tIiI rNO ducks, veil) if you, hs ve an (~MI nu[~,bc', [Jf~lllld~~1 and d,Ykt:~~ one drake 'may cake on MO dud~ ,and ~'l«d,Vfo;~ ,anotheli pu(],rd[;ak,e wlrh nro,: e. TIli5 bonding lasrs ~~-- -r f[lf IlJlc' current breeding :StE~SOIil~ As, S-OO'.i.l as rhe ducks start .r.u:~t~ug, mhc' d"rokrC~' h~nd fg'gei~elr ~ a bachelor group', T,his ,r~lu_al ;u.:tU~ each ~-t:iU~ andcu'N; !(elr~~ pai rei! ~ [l GS may 0 r '[l1ay 11!i 0 r 'be rhe same as i he Pf!~Y;UU.s 1"1.~ r'~_'i~

,During [h,~ br~Jjn; 5tYd.~lntJ~ each [,~!Iir ~J,rJi~} ot"i\,~ljJ~al\d~, fo.r.l11J a rLIO::it=kul~, , ll!~~in'. .. In! du~k viill'~ry ~'.g keep orher du,k~, ,11 way fronl. her ti,r,akt!~ ~ nd ~·~,c dF~ke wi I ~ 1I',IlU off 0 [if'u~r d !r-~e$'i 8~,r ~-h i I·~' ,an d!11, is P!lJS t u ~d n,~: is goi n ~ on ~ a,( ual ~ wll(i ng; O(CU- s, j nd iseri rni na r:d,. among a iln ell between dle '\'~~ rie U'~ p~i s" and, i:lllhl}!. !.i,n 1 ~ [(!F,nt! d rake mo ll.nn~ a duck ~ (he '0 v.h ets ,!\~i 11 h as ten (0 joiu • n ~

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M'u~g}'1ji'Y ld ~lo~ lm se rh~ i· ~ong, sh~. rJ,~ c'l a,'~·~ ~ ~d pnwerfL til w,i fl,gs in ",iole" l. ;("Ufi ~ks on i"UU: an,i~1!h~r~ ··I·hi~, ~ggw~idn m~y he minimhf.cd hy supp;,lying, ~ach dlJ':3kt; ~r~.'i.th ~l[ I,e~t~!tt' 'f1 ~c d u·ck~ a nd '~Jr p n \' itf i 11 ~ pic. rruy 0 f Ilv m ~IS SP',il,(YC U} ~l be~'-y o[in_a'i n; ng .nll~ "~ fhM on,~ rllrake ~ ru r ~~o u h~IV(' fU ~ n r:cd Of ,d~8 i r~' "0 r dill c:kJ i n gs~ peac~ ,~n & ,[,a~ rn '"viU rei,gn 'in J 1\,U~(1 )\'J' "lIr<1 rh'~ oon't.3'i n~ only 1'~,fUales.,

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d [rakes 10 n d 9'0 nd ers ccn g~~ a b, lite' grip~ breedi -g on ',c,:ater he Ips k.ele!) d ut k Ii am dl g!eese from hovi' nQ

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s.~ -ad'y" ~IWI~' it· ~!n 0 uld n of be' ln o hl'!ghi"~ r alfllc area wh.elr,e' a person ali pet' is U llely '0' '~ri'p ove r -h e eo rd [lInd pw illl the p~~gl ~

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Egg, collecred ,{jl' h~[,c:~ i" I ; ,rlilUSI b II n~U~d I~ _ f ~fuUy I 'p"'enf,c ~-~a( II. :; ili~r, I ,~rermi.ninl h;-ucl1abilli , ' starts wirh ;;1JrJj . xamlnaeion ,of rhe breeding bevy '0,[" .ggl,f'.'

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rhiek, i~'l1-1~ . mr-ed !lheru . ,firhol:Jl[ erac ., Discard, ,- " '1:11 Ii ,are dm~' -tid! de ofrn,~d, I[)I[[" flbO'[ m p,ica] rfor "rou F b reed,

,! '!igh dy oiled ee .. , 'h uld bev ~pc:, ,I lean ~ H,ea:vil)'" 'oiled ~~ ,hou.1 d, b dli,s __ ~ d 00 a, _l '" ~ •• L _J ' ="JI:" Iii I d- '. =~~I 'J' 'iL II II A' ~ k I[M" 'n:Mt;til. Ul ~j~t.~M,m, '~\V3,rn~r ,~nD ,~mmt:i;Qlilre,U,~' .. c.Jn6"g. '\V1't~. a. IC1'e;;ln :plpe.r ltio'~-re.,,~ , . ,qILUtC '

Impof all egp in, 'o'~u· tom ofcJiJJlorinelleach anjd ~ukew:JJrm '~~an:r~ mi··qoo i~ '[h,e pr'D- 1P0[i[(on.5l~l~d. on. ehe [ahe:1. _D_.' sousehold deaning, W~I~.[ d:i~inlfi;a the sheJ~~ - nd :~~d:p keen bac reria IOU I[ of )~D Ulf in. ubaro Ii. Be . u re dill~' r'] mil .'. C' \V~U _ 'Ii er b~, - a,ci1 dip i ~.' ",~' rm ~T' ,m.p m~' ~gpJJ [J,f :3.ny· bacteria O:!ill rhe sh, ~IIJ ;m3Y' be i •. rawn inside,

M' m_ h ~ -~ -,L d - h- , h- ". ~ ".JI U -I

.J,~""aJrn'~_ac '_ ~;-:.-~ wim [J!JW.-' ,·31(1 .. Ion '.__ sen ~rr:. '1 tl3U;JI~ ... ' e .. ~~eMe' pelil~ "\.' '. pencl.~~

or ~lrarIOl[n:;; do not use ,3, harp-pointed .p~nc~~ lor [pen (,rvhi'ch rnigh[ pie-roe rhe ~hen) '!J_i a m,~ 'eir (,~,hi.;cl ,il"ltaJ.y c"!l)nl~ai ~ rOlxins rllaf. could ab· 'orb ~.h:mu:g)h diH: ~hdl) ,0 :~:f"u u :ha:~~e more th,;l,WlI0ne 'b,wed and du;!~r e.g§S: look ,~ike~1 mark eacffil'~1 \l'id'], a letter Dr sr,nil,bgIJ ceUing yo,u whaI bred ill W, ~ Place ~11- se mub at d . b~unr i:'nd of iclle egg. I' - 101]1,[' :~lDlcub3n)1i has no a:ll'toln!L~'~'(; rurner, m31Jk ,3, prominent , t. or~ one side nd a a t: JllJ [he op . a site side' ro faciJ i n-'3.rf hand '(Uf.Wl [~g;.

B,erfolf'e W:nCU'-h,3, iOI'Iil.~ y'Olru ca~l S'[(l're th~ eggs '~~~h.e,Ili~' dl'~' u!'mpcFalrur~ remains berv.,een 50 and 60°, '1 d r11C:: relar.W,Mt=' ~l,u_m~,djr, is arou.l1d '1"51 pe,rne.lllt. :uc:h o:nd.ii[·~O.n~ are lofml~n found ;~n ,;I, Ip1ant[)" Qr Icena:r. '~iO:re . he' r:;ggs [iln. an legg, 'A~;[ 'with tht:

PbJlj n IFy e nd dD~\ ,11. ~,If you do Ill·'f. ifUl V~ an c;g AI t ~ yOI~ . =: _ III m ke 0 ne b:r cu tid fl, . lrule'

I 1

[f }'tl'U I.ne ope'rad.m, ' 3, "o,oc-ed,,,,,aJiJl" ~nct1b tor WWdl a, -!lJJrn~'I~in mn,. ruen 0,' ''the pcn,vl r ~iltd:. he,ro,re' 01 ,en~ng "b, door (0 '(urn Of' candle 'the' e~_~; or ~Ol

- 'm - . - hffl,'[- ~L I ~ 'n' -t!'" ~ ·f" '-[. 111' 'i.l 1"- 'iFfi ;.P ru-' tPl: 'n 'J~ ,n. '!lfillllru;l;" ~ RI V~ ~u- i,T1j m~A Ifh-" p 'd Iii; 'r ~j 'J~ ~I~'r ~~ r

Fe __ ove ,~ _ '!;".II'I ~ I "Gi~ -', '- _,[!,Ie ,ra.1!. ~ !!~, ~. ~ ,i ~',IJ ,,'j"'b,"""'~ n .... ,~ W J - ,!!w.' c': .... I1.... !Ii; , !!i<. " '",",,', ,! 'I !I!w'! '. ' .... w~ ~ u

,.-,n~, cireulare inl me incubator, rna/kin": h mOI:l:- di'fficab: ~o h,ea,ln' 'back lUll' to 'p:ro1pcr n';!mp;(;,r:uure anJe,r }'OU, shut [he' door~ :Don'~'t fDlrgcE to 'tum tlh!c pO'~VC',1i 113, on, when ,you, lUJ ~ rhe dioolr* This s,[},I'l! afincu~\3.rol uslJJ],dly h· p a

r. ,_J i m ~ ,~~ .J d habi dl '~ . 'ib, 'II~, 'ib, iI'" L,

POWi~[ nlou,:.'3,;o:r WW&ul~, 'nu a Ill'- 113 -u·ito '" evf:~Op' r to C]~lec~ fJ':1 ' Ulmi'~'

'b. c 1111: I·' , .. 1 ., II ) S' -'~ II d-a

I]JU~ G:O lie ]fDU, '~!fa~ ti a~y' '~ 01[[ aJlft) . rn m,'C :)'0 U ,p~ tne ,ll.n. IUJ:3J:[Otr. r i ·····:.m,TIIJIJI : 101'1·· ec ,=:'

in, ullJ3[o .. wim rhe fan Wml t_h R,,_ and ~ t'iU .. 'aif' i,nclJbaul[,£ dl;ml[ ~ .. ,- , fm

need : _01[ be tumed uf[

10'

When th~ c;g: is c acked aU around, d']~' hatch~ilJ1JJ:g g;ru\re:s a ,[1ni"gh'[)r

hove an d breaks reef lo,ml 'r.h (;' .' hell; t:X:~l:a.llj;I"t.-d I ~; d \-~rel., ,f:,'; ~ ~ s (no ~leak to ~[ OU[ of [he shell, void (he rempration ,[0' help 'it I[JH,n'~ A "~·e~lk h~,t'c,hHln"g '~'\f~~li :p.f:1J~l_ b~y 110(, ,g~O\\1f into ,!], ,hetilld- ,"Ii '. igo aM'· aduh:., '~fma_ny ha'l~h]ings cann H' ~·t .IJn~ du! c use is 'quhe li!k, l}-" low hillmidi[)~. Kef!'p hf '\~-~' U~r p,~ FnI clean ![ll._:' ,Su.rbor :fIJuff., [n

d- e fUUJ e ~ ~ n . ddi ~ g ,ti, 'e(()':~ d ~M, IF· r p,3.n"

The h3,1~I~h~ings '~Y'ii11 won 'be r~[j'"t1, u~-, and ,lrtJ,dy [0 explore, 18ly rhi ri me 'th'ef \~.j U be d lI"'y, ,ffiiul:Ajvi' a 11 d r~"gn :~.Ubih:. aJ. dDWl1,Y' ducklin . or !! .:]in~, Th'.r nil~ ,,. new b, renlO,f d I ~~om tlhe i" •. !U]'b~,l[1o'r ~'nd :p]~, t.~. in ru lJil,~'Odfr.,. To ,11 void dis!' up (i ml!g rhe hatch

'by j'eq ~ end ~-r 10 pen in' 'Ih, in CD baro ["t remov ~ ~ h.;d, ~nc~, ~ ~ m:J,g:, in hau:~l, ny~[e Id,~ H ,.

, ar l~Wl,g l 3,ll,eS\~'y ~tffi ~ , h oroduce 'nOf oln1ill)r. .. lot or dc,iJfI]S b'lU also .lor c f b creria and other OI~ni:sms d~~u AOl1rw'}~ i~n ~~ ''VI.!l{_rm~ Iln~mi'd envirronmelllit'. ;\$ seenas Ir.h~ h~l'rc]" lS, over and all (he' hate] lings, she]]s,t and unha ched e I ' have Deem removed, ,-Ie~f] 'lj,p rbe [i":"maining m~ .' ~ Rem 've all fino able pans, df1d "V3:s.h ,~jl those 'rhlt are \'\~a~haldc" V3,olllu.m ::J1j,wa,}t d.m)~ ,deh.rL~ji S;:plf~y di~' heater tajl~.d, 'l"u::r.moS'[3[i iLWnil['. wirh ,r-es~,ur,iz_ed air, and po ee OlU the , emaining [ ebris .. crub rh . inCnJ.Wba,~ ['lOrr wieh ¥If -[,r,m~ ~U3,_r-r water and, fo~:luvll up~ 'w'I'd, a good diswnfocl',3)n[~ EVI~l'l (he best (~W:5] n I' ct. ' ~ '[ "'. i neffi.""c- ive " Ie.· ill' [' or: -;L III ic debris ~ w:h ii" hi i. ~~h'y Ii lt~,· . o ~ m,~f~a 11..r ro n rst :5. 'rub th, ~ f] _ u ba'ro Il' . '[~3JiI , .

.. • U3'r.c:l!".Il1ary ammol]'1i~ C![)lmpou.nd.s are ,31'1100 J' I[~'H: be ... [ d~~infec[a ' .. rs 'or line bators. The: r are Sjuld in. ma.ny places for' 2Iln sorts uf uses, fn:.lrn c~eaning &o~, It,ennel IUl' ,:jr.edll,il..ilng ,'U.rgocm[j~l ~'land.s~ 3.mJld m,~)~ be olllJ~d, under a v3.I,it"'r" of brand tame '., They' ;11: a'v - no, 'r~;~n ;ln~d :ha~,I'e nn ud,olr. yet ~lJIr-c' stro~,g: and c:fFlt1:ti'lIf'C \'Wh~n used

,3, 'IC(U-d i· 1- ... [,0 ,d i L '-.' I ions, '.. _ ,00 d ;3 lrer na'r. i \i is c h )'0 d ne b 1,e":dJ iml ~ d 'i I ute'll, i III ~rn'I~)lt ~_ ,~.~If:,r

,3 , ' pfilp '1"(io11. ! .1; '~ CUp . e r gaJ~., ~.

T]lOr.Out~'.~,r Slcrub ~u~,d, l~mS\illl '-ei' [ )i',our .i.ncuba,[c![' afle'F each. h· tch,~ w- IC![hcr ylOIU IPI~an '[0 Iha{C~l i~u\o(he,r 101;)[(11 ,of egg or ,§,(IOIl'!e dUi~' jncubaflOl1' UJ'lfui'~ ~e%' ~eason~ '~'. your :~~ rst Iii ~,~,(.Irn, iis, sucn~ fiIl 'bu:t. ro u w ~u.b~\q [J,enl, l,~u .. h raJ[le goes do '. ~n.bi U yo IJ.. n. be ~~n,;cuy S U r:1_' ,yo IiJ m' ,~,n eu ba~' ] If W,;!· not ,P ro - . erl r Ie::! e ned,~ Ild, is,; n fecl[lt!d.

Ho t'c~ II i rig s IfllFe t~'~ red and 'we't w'h e: -= th e!y' ,e!I-.· ,e'I'S; e ~rIO~ ,t-h-'ir Sihe'llls, but, ,SOO'111 d Ify C'~ , Q nd a IPS Irell~I,dy 'tel eXIP lore,

reduee 'rh, protein Ie A b~1' IiJPp~ mentim th ' ntion ~,jMh h_"'gh- wb,~f' lreedt ~,II as cih,o PIP ed 'Iletruce 0 r ~ua:u IEH111( gr~~ T hie natural diet 0 r [goslings eonsis ts ;-J W1'ru us.~ em mely elf freshly ~'IPOOUlrlJJllg g , ',,' J, l "ou. have access ro a ,gjlml,y area I~l.al"ha;s nn r bt.'en s:p.r,atyled. "fl [h chem h:;d~~ QI~ ~1JI.lflI n jl daJ s y,o'u.w. m'~'f' ~no~c' fU ~ II d ~ cklin&~ a nd go~1 ii 1llg.1 out5,id~ 't,o gra7JC ~ ~ iii 5,m : m po fl~3Jb J~ e 11 dllrt;'tru re d13 [ provides pro re Id CH1 FliO' , , edators and cold wi ndt

\inlen ~--alm \Vle~~]'f'r allows dM. kUn.g ,~nd, ,go~lings 10 s,pt.~n,d. :mut of Ih(;i:n-

~JlJle grazing,) ~ ,'U, CD cur. th, 'ir feed b - k ®D irr.h,C! . (]!un~ ,they 'Iml C~' an tmf' :ill1 '~15

mi n flue.S, 'n~tic~ 3 . .ct .,r~ \l1'rult::n they n,;'a1C~ diu;: ,;;ag'c' of U 1m (J,nt h" you m aJy 'cdl on I)" o.n--',' d3'}'j,re~' '_,abl), at ni, 'hr~, rhar ''W. y. dley~U be ~~LI!lil, Ijr in ITt, mo ning ,and rake gr~~c1~,r ,~d~lnlag~' '0_- dll~ nanura] l_ol~ag~'.

1., rling youn:1 arerfewl graze ~ elps p ~\-e,nl[. Fwislled ring, a oondi~~,oln in \vh~,' h the f1~lh[ fe;ul1e,~ ofone OF txfl h 'w:i:n(;~ , ml,gle 3J~. a.y flr(]l:m the hud) like afl a.i~f ,pl~.u:lc"S "~'W n:~~" ~,.Il i~1 p'rn bl':IU!I o:w~ ,0 ~Jll[jr'\i' n ali S til l'lcti '~IV~. ":' 'f~, O(lC U rs bi[!) a U '(,: rh,(;'

Hi,'!i'n ft. rhers ,Fr-ow bsu=r than rhc . n· . '1i'Iyiii!wrng \vii.ng srrucru re, ~rlh h, ';;nry fe!;~uh'",

ers pull rhe '~fing d'o"\Vn~ ""usilng, ~r U) rwisr o'lilJ'rnf3.rd~ 'When rhe bird 'maJ[UI'e·,,~ 011 e or bOln of hs 'I\vil.n c '. rf'rnDain '\fkwrardjy benl[ 1011(,\. ,I d~n,[e-iJld of grace U~~,~,f tfOiding; ~i ns,[ ;,ts b[] dJ"., Me3~ b w r,dti ,don.',( li V~ ~ong t:'ID!UI[]Iugh :for dru w s c[ u m~~y a"pp~a raJ 111'[(;. [0 ,pI:. _emlJlt' 3, .,'rn J,="Ill, b~.I~ ~ r ii· undc _ill' h~ :irn1 ma1ture '~f, 'It'r.fra1IW~ [hair ~ K kept I Olli h~::-_rd~.nl (lIt 'fO If 61 n ~ ¥Ol~, C~ n cas ~.'~,y pn:';~fC'i1'1 f rwi s red '~~-'"i ": 'lbr)' ~\foi eli n g I(;XCC55 ,P rotei n ~

E xce ssp rete i n ~ nl 11'1~ Ie d i e!~' If) n dI 'i n S 1lI1 njl~ i',en't

~ I ..

,el'N~irf_:5e' mCll'Y resw. ' .. ' ,n

1rN~ $., 'ed wing.

Ducklings and ~osnng~, are jncl1f!\dibl~,r ha._!'d,), and, when, prop' rlv cared -~)fJ are ,nor .' ani~1.Fl~)1 sU"(_cp't!b[~' tn Idi~ii~a, (;" ·rh~ir' ],c~ld~, is c~u,~,lly rnai Ii1Itailrn~J h)/ pro. idin F 3 clean I' dry environmem - :ldequ(IlII:,e' heal ~ n 'Y' nrilation, (JlfOp r [un ·ildon,~ resh , eed, Jrlrn.d clean ~'aJ.nler~ II~ health ,[1'lnOI1& young 'v, ;]1[:,ea~{Or\-~,'1 is ~IIIl1C0:L11.mon ,;,_lJJld is like'I~.r

b - ~'I!.. c· II · · ..J~ ~

[0 e one o ' rae itt) OWII1Ij i\H·. cone UJO[1S~

101"- - 1£lIi ~,5,..-, m,p'h,iru~~£i.5' is; ,b !cn.'-Fi~, rnn~"cti .n Ichalt occnrs i~:n . 'Ill}' ~"p~Cif'~ of

~- -h- , h d- ~ -~ ~I--h ~ ,. m d ,- -I - II d b d --h'· , 'h - d

• • _ . I' J . r I " ~ : . I • . ;. I _' II [ f . . . I "I,_ .' I. I' J ... I. r:1 '. - . ! .' I .. '_ .'1 I ,-" .

nE'-W y ate t: _. ,:lOw., ,I ,e. JID ~u::: sl~G,n I r~ .. ~1IJa~ e. _ ".0, O'W'C, .t::l,~. ~'i rn me .If(j()t .

. ' r up' '(0 2. 'WIOC " ; afu: ~r 't~, 'h ~lJch., j' .llm'f h alli(is i· la w d bY" ,our i nrub., un sa n i,t3rriun. b' is; n!l)- (!])n'agiou,. hurr (U]J(i]! eUF'l:' is known. Peevenrion involves m~ri'rul.£l~t~~y -,1t3.w ... ~ng and di hl'C~iil1lg: the inil:u.1atnll'~

E,)(I·

U K

), y:ou. ,mu.st ~c'p'a \!J re the dl ,el, . 'fr€1m. th~ d k~ 0, the' 'CC~C' ~Lom t ,~ an ... d r '"rhw~ ~h}' n r~ung 'rh rliiillr \wy ro d I i ( ~. ~y VCHr ~ . i ngj whlch m.J<.t:s:a considerable amount of p.Ct tin: in order to bt', a. curate \\ .irhoul.

~njurin ~ deli re bird. jf10u d jl'( h ve I p ri no in v nr ingl n

ro . idna] eo ht:1 P )10 u.

B 1~)f' ducks 31'1 ' QUilici rh drak ~ los rh .ir

''lin ices, So~u~! t- C d"JF~~-(.;." (), 1 ~ i· r.d .. de d vc:d "] fl:c;d.s dlClfClop ('OilS pic In us

dr kdl'~ tLJ,a( p' and ton, r '[11 tail. mon '"

'.' L~· . ovk:~~ ,the' d ~,kcs - we :]Jhout t'W'lC~ tli ' S,i7.;.C or t c duc'kllio ~

Amon~ g , em ld!FH c' xwng ~s [h.e 0fi11 r JfL: utrl! ~;\~, j' [U tlir~~iIJgui h . N'J e\~n onC~' ~hcyf,rc mj:tlJJ.n:~ .For c ct.aillls on ''4lCJ'ID1[ ~!lLi 11~, '~cc pa c 75~

C-h·,:···-!_······. I~ .~I.~I~,-,'i·-.· .~r.,., .~ .. '''-I:,··I·,·'-k~.,,-··,~'I !II"'''~ h ,- -~I~-;-· ... ~ .,.: .•.. L.,

_, _G _ral; !l1I~O'l!.;Y1 cnerera al,lll;;'[:[_~ ,ntH (I,n} oU1U::,_'i anQ ,g,l; 1l::S1;'~U 3:I,SO ma D1~ OhH:; r

~p;QC~:CS (~fd~)~rn, zstic ,and wild h'i rds, It is highly {nnl[.::t~ious~ and di'ff~n:\n'( SUi'a! 11 ' prOF duce iH Ue ,'crn ~lcgKcs of sev'crhy. r~o~n mild ro severe. The ,f:I.'r,~t sign ~'~ USll!,aU!,' 5~.,' den dea 111S amen g llil p~l re n dr hesl uh.y bj n; s, it I tho L 1~~Th Mj,I,',l e~ ~ Wl es a eha 11 g,l! I III d'rop'p"i ngs to .1 ,gr~n ish ~ '~~ ~ tery d iar rh t:it, r ~'u\{~d,c:~ :l, n C,;J. r ~r Yr,il r n i m,g~: }(he F ;)ign),~ in 3ttdiriun '[ ) ,~1!ncral !i~gl1l~1 ., }f al1~~ disease, arc , ~~[\·t)U~ rwi ~Ichn~g and [e 'lld n,~;, \'Vulklng :i n :s m,~ II d, rcles ~ \~r,ar.e lIr C'"( ru srmenr 3 ro u rwd d, e e}'~s' a nd nO~L i I!S~ S\Vu not; n 1,t':H~ a nJ fee r, and. respi [,i1.{ot1' p 1J't)I,lcl U ~ 0,

I~n\\~1 ,ch.f.jh .. ~r:a i~ splf~3d d~ ~oLSb (On ~~Inin~ut"d ~e~~zt dir~\~ld,f.er,1 and soil, b is (11['ried by odems and orher ,M::~l\'e.lget.s~ and pOS-S1lll¥' b,}· Hics. An o~tbreak, m,a,y foll:n~·' ('o]d; wet wead er and is ~~~1]rtii b,," llin.s.aninllr\.' L' )'Illdi[mon.!';;" n"'~rbro\,dh1H~'j 'iJi.-,orly \;·Io:'rn ..

l iI ;0 I ~

'[~~a,t~, qU;:JWrtt'r,~~ '~m,~lro~x·r' dit:r~, or '\"i'~:in: hy '~·ildll '\~~{cr,fo~'i. Once a positive diagnosis

has bt;"Cn nHlltlll,~.\ an~1biIJ, ic trearmenr is. ali.;)1 lable, ,r~-·~V;tf]'~ioru ,~rru\rol~IrS go o ti], sanila.~ tioA~ ~ln{o'i-d;~li1g mn(Jd'~~ (;0 no j'[iou£ ar-ound \\I',au~~ring ~far,li;c)ns~ ~llf'(~perly Id i'sp()~lng 'nf deed b i MS ,;U~ d. :111 j I n als, fr.~ U~'~ ~~. paddutk r(~t!i tin n, a, I~ d \, ~(C ~ W1 ari 0 ~1 '.'

::~ck ~Iag:- I. 'Duck pbguc,~ 111101"(" fornl~lll)' ltno\-\·u ,~S dJut:li v~ru~ ~n~t;jtj~~1 ~~ a mrn ofh~ill'pll!~\Jf;rl!l_S d 3l ,n~~~ rs '.~~ species UFw'3J'fe nn\1:I. 111 iJiddml inm~, iOI g~ '~€'~d signs 0_ ~ dis~~ '~P~(ih( ~i~ns 1-,~~dlJJdc d.f'~l)[)jr~~1.CS~~ watt~lfy or 'hloO'dy d iarrhea, ~lJ~~~n !reY'e~ lid's~ 311d, ~Ia:;.-al di!tC~~,argc. m~i ["~J,s rn;JY be unable [{.1 walk H1J "vi~.~ ~i~ 'iA<i.tllt lh,t:'~r w,~.n,~~ ~pr!~Jd, our i d1,eu, have convulsions ~~u.1 die, ·1 'Irnl~ , .. ilrus SprtM.dJ.; 'n~~ rrf)u,gh ("nm ['~«( with a.tfdl!)td, birds ,;Ind, dlt:'~r l~hl[)pp.i'n,~~ and [h mugh con-raminafca ~a'3,~[f1j 11 or sh~\~-, ,mOVI n g water, ,1". ~ It[~£a I! h Ii~ru ~'e ish i Gil ~ and, d .~=a I 'h _ 0("'(' U 1"' 'wi n hill .11 (; [., " days ,.I fre.r I h c.

fi "

- --, ,~,." "" - . _-. ~.-

f rst .'i gn.'i ~rupP'C~,r+

V'! ra~ enteritis has no 'u e, and it is a r.e.ron·-blc di~ca!;cr, 11I11,canin; ! luu d~~ law flCqU~Ife:s rou '~U l~~pon ;In olubr~a_k UJ 'lu{~'1 ,,,n~mi.ll ~'i~J~di1 :;u rhnrines, -rh~r "'ill q I~Jj'-

~ d tl k' ~ I ] I· -I .. d I [~ I" at! I

.,.,- ,", - ", II if',"-- '_II.I,I-'" ~.. iii-' , ..... -," .~ .-;-. '''(Ii. co,', - 'Ii "I ',-'-Ii [I ,' .. "_ <'.1"'- I·.·. -·- ... tII1·· ,", ~ - ..... -:i;

anune ) our) at .. · . an - , ... w a _ "UIUI" . ums ill) se ~pj [ te (.I.~~3~ ~ rorn s.p,Fe,a. ~,ng to O[ ret

d '. ild b~ JI 'H' '~ '1-' ._.j'"' • -I . I .iii _ om cuu: or""iI u c 1n..!I5~ ,. a P-t1U ~y~ f ] L msease ,I s no'[ .. 'tun r:nun ~ 1m un m li;-~r I c: ~1sg ~!5 .' rU-iU,

bev its" and ii, V:II[ ~ ~n t' b: ;iVai] ~a h~ l~ fur ~uca~ \\'hcrl(.~ f) u rh rca ~~~I m a,F be in i ('i.arOO by lin i,gra t i III g "vi I II waterffn'l!' L

I f ~'(i) u I ~ ~.~ in l ~1,)1\\'.J¥ ~'re~ uen fed b,)· tl'I~,l~ n 1.ill wu bers u ,- ,[Till i'gr~ ti n g ,va ~c Ffo\,'"1 or '~' Ii]) :an areawirh a, concent arion of c~}nlrr.u;~·r('i;}_~ '\,~,ah_'rft)wl ~~r~n~~ you m~l.:r he ,;.,d.~,~s~d to vaccinate you r 'w~ueff(~\'iI[ apifil~~~ i u~~·[:t d US~Jl~C_,~ [h~~[ JJlIe locally pr-cv;llet1~. ¥ourr 'UIl1llJ~Th~.~' ,EMfbn!llnn ;l,gCIfl [, ,~hnul,['~ be able [10 tell ~rat1 wherher 1,j,I·,3,rtl,ina,rion i~ !I1~"'l:t-"'.S~~a~'J' in ?ln~lU' area .1 nd, if SO~ whi('h dise~t"s ~"'Ol!l ~hCHI~d ~-a('d" rut! ~]gJ]nsr.,"

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'~th,(~ugh ~ )m(_~ '"'J[c;;Flol~'1 bn~·cJs Il~~·I!:.· be ..... ~Jij J~VC~!D,r~J rUI' !l.'"ffi~'it.;nl [~~Ci.U: p,ttjd:u~~ i,Uil'~~ :Jln:r hWieed is [gro d tOi fEa ~, I r yUIi ~Fu:rc h~u -e a d uck: I~ m' goo,~e ;.u fhe gr-O(J ry ~ ~Q!l~ or bll [( ~, er '!.'h [l P Ii ~ h.e d u~k would, m,( I's~ ~'~ ~,,:,cl~ he J, P~di ina I'ld r he' goos~ ~_ n ,Eln bd~I'li . l1mere '~\Ih~u: .. -fc;a~he_iflf(t hrced~ ~:FPl-~r' d~·artielr \\~lhH~FI pln~k:ed! beci~u~ ~ dld,11i ~'hlre '[jilil,k3,me,r,s (],o·rn:'[[, sh Uc~{\' jj1i m u dl art: t'h C ,p'i ,m fCJ rh.~rs ,0 f co I 0 red ~··i:U,~F fovd.

C't.!:. mt!rt'la~~y r;a,'i~t:·d, "'atcr·n,,4 ~~lil~· are pMsh,ed :r-or 1ll'llflid ~nl'\\·1 h ~rt .. Ii"~ildy f[)r

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u U II iTi,1L:l nrru g :.lit ;1 n ca I I!, ~,C r 3gC h~,J fl m 0 S l _ iU: t(:~~ ,J r, water _ Ul~ I., . ijI.,C~ n I, r C: ~ IlL- a,!L3 r, ..

d~wive,d b_rc,cds, filar be r-e~d~' a~ ~_ar1~' ilS '7 \~"k_\~, P~CSl" .m.'~ 8, lItil~ek:~~ ,J nd, MU,5-COV i,~s

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a~' 1.4 wl~eks., :Pas ~ure- ~3~ ~~d d ut:k~ 3n d geese grow ~on sid era ~~ l r nlor~ ~ ~o~~d:. (a_k i n,g'

3'5; ~lUilldl inlS t'hr~ r.i mlt"Ji.l k)'lJ1g.er h1 r-ea~h 5b'~et but ~lrt:' less '~N.pe--;- 'si\"~ (0 fj[:~~c. and, ha:\\t~ I~ss f;ru.i['~

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Rabbits bc~onl' tOI the Jtlg(J1WfM}r,/~, OIl' 'hafe';E~:ii'k-e" ,gro'~~p of "he' mamm: ~ (:~3SS .. . LagpDlI'U·p.hs mi. ' subdivided iLlll,(IO ~r n (anli.~i. i, pik .. ~, nod rabbi.1S Md .. hares, IPr.i~ mre 5l'~1a]L ~:ho[n=1e eda nwm~l; rhar U'Y~ :i n [i Ckyi mourn; Ijrrul~'trus are3!i. :Ha. ,~:. _Ire' cJ s:e~y .re13®~d '10 mbb,w b,; ylou can. 'Ien d1u;'m _~,.paf.'t ~y [he ~:(jIUolwi,nG, ch aracrer ~~ti a:

- H"ar ~,:&'rt U.-jI1ll3Jly t_f . -'r d~'in'~ ra ~,bi'£5. Till ir J, . ; ar . ]ngl r~ th ir . re

~.,. itii'i"pp. iF_ "3'" 7fI th P'" iiFli Ii n with ] jR;,ii'iIlI~ 11:i ilL' mlii"""'I,'P' if'

I~'Y W ~'O~I~JI~J IU!lltIJU I; J ~)- I I~, '_ ._ l [ iiI I U IJ W;D~j ~ 1.11 D ,~~iJJ;-. ~II!

.• 'B~b~~ ,h ." S, Iff' borl!} 1\, i 111 fiJr~ (he] e .. -,>, •• re lope,n , .~, 'b,w~, [11., and 'L1:l,t:,r I. n .MICb!\f,e around S,hOi[ rlI,,· .af~~r ,~j,~Y' ,U~ born, .B ~J.'~y ~.~hb.~,ts ~,r.,t; born naked rh ~i me.ye ~, J"C'. ~{~_ ed (dley OpC'rTh =rI.f ab : U I ~ 0 da',,' ,I t an,_ dury, rern ~ jj Fal d~pr;'rn'K.- n r '1.1 n '~"he. mo!the Ii (0(, " 'to ,81 '~'e· ks ..

,) .H:a.re raise dfl,ei.r '. QUIlt; in .' W m'] ple neSF a.reaLS, .8 eca L'. . e ba11'y' r-ahb.i'R~ m,a'tllJl.lr~ ]~._ Iqu.:~c:lllf 1r:Ifi,an h - FeS~ Itll1Jl~jr n sts Jti nd (0 'be' mo . p'n'!J'r~): tcL

~'I, . ,le' I. . l~. ,t~], g'bbil ,[hart \Mi rais .. :flt into dIe' "ic'uJlic? Th . Il,-· it group

is d ivided :ru Ifrlll,flr. :i ,Ill to vu.iow sp ec i 0,.' ... ~ OIlD']' ide11 ,t~fu,en~ ~tn~ .2~, s pcC'w~ 01_: ,ra.bbi,u.

" .. ' ild . ,- hbi,I~, ,Iil 'fi" e 10 ',' t'lf[h Amer;[a ~n elude' d1!e.. ' . tetn co fll'!o,ll'tai ~ ~ 1m e .l~e:fl[ orr[un,ai,~~ and, [he; marsh I: b'bir" Tame lrahb:iits d~arE are 'li3Ji ~fl. ,ilil' ····~'@r[h ,Ame:ri:c, as IPc

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_ 1i1~ ~D'1i 'm-~ _111. me3.,~, [~ a~:s _ Irl·· ,~, _ ' row WI ' . ILJ~'["

From fos~Ls, scientisrs ,have d,eteJm,wned 'tha:E -he' ahbir has be ion 3FrOlu.nd ',liD 1 a 70ut

.' 0 ~O, ',1 m Ii ~ ion 'fl' ars, Duri rrug (ha'l, [~m ,~ m.· 1 r· blbi!l~ has chan ged 'V, 11' II i [·Ie .. Wh~ n hUDlm1:!i u-r.iv~d on the scene, "wld :ralb h it.;;: became P~[t or dlei[ di~~. Ex3cdy \Y:h~~1i. ,Pt'l0IP!~e Idiccldlcd '[U ral e lll:lbbi£ c', radl,er' dlanl ,b~Ull 'Ult:lm 'ira, Ewe' 'wild is unknowill. ',"'.' e do k_nillf"~ 'II, '~C rl:y~" ilers ~\'~D~ :mbbil:S:, JI~:lrn.,1 om YO,: '~I',' ~ -!e'-",~u !t" r~Ii' Y' were ~~r 'I~ i fe· d mdJ care [01[' and ~()'uld be u~led : I.; m 't". These ,.d)r s3uJ.cnr iunw-.- c d rabbits 'to some o , rh e ~U!'}·· ~. ,13(,($ i[h f)1 e plored a.

Earr~,y "'lU"U,·· FDJ settlers plba'iJlf bi(!C!i!J,lhl' f Jbbiu; with th m u) tbi bu~ b~cllt1~ ~,\yiJ]dl mbbits and lC}d~er g~me were pil,cnli_ul. _C',Cf\~'1 serrlers didn.'r :ne.Ed to raj, e ,m, ,ny rabbirs, , --c wever~ ,~·'h-· trend ch ng d ,irru Ihle ar~,"~' .01]), hll ~'~l,le

Q! ~'1~!'jjlirn -H: are beom ,""h--II"" -8: :Ii'~]- ~~"'iiiiI 'H'-"'iiIr.... ~I.: .... , hii'~ "d- rn'l _,Dblib.~,IIl" net ~ h - ~ '!ill " -hi'""

lUI.' ~.t;;~'~'~ ~ . ,Ill, I,!!;.. U;""'" , r e-ea. __ ! ,,,,", ,II;... ~~'!!!l'!I!!1 , .. , ~~~,!!;.,. !I!.' g, _,!!j,!!'" .. ' !I;.:!!' ~. ~ W,jII !YI._ !I, . I .!l. g, " L, ~ '''"''J lit]! "J,."

name m~,I,Jlt imply;, ~n ih. ".:, 'J~lIn~in:g ,.'~ d'DJI' -. I ndl th CJ:muu:_"~ a, Ilesion of _:',-' tre ~

sive pW'nmo'~f:rrs, I~d. people 'tUI bclif:'1(" dw·~.'t m-~is.il!J1,11 8fl,giii.n Hares could be 3, h,i~h~.)l ,_;f,Arjalb!le pur.llJir~~o:mIE' of the lnCW~)~' cQn'vertcld bJrced,c:r. ,I 'W zre 'Ut c"",,:fu~ but ma.ny· orb CIS lD!i r: ,money 'Whlf'D '[hey in VI~Si[je£l i III Lh~ r~b'bits~ Ahh 1!lJ~g__h the Bel:·. ian

:-Iale I' - "'Chlil do n . hlcir proi:ll1llo'[l rs p o'm~s~d~h Idid :,-, I. dr' ;1~jH: -.- ' inr ,re~ I in

rnb'biul, in . ··_lord~Ame.ri,Cl!.,

.in, e men, erher b eeds hav been tm' ,0',' [fid '[o_o[rl AJneri. and .... ve ,M "ilm~ricm breeds 'h~,vf' been d'e'Vt;]op~d .. FO.Fr.y-,~.lve breeds ,H:~ c:umn't1y :~gni~m, in

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"o'.rm, j-'tjf~erlC - 1[P!" Ille ru=ne:liu:an f\li;.;(JlIlJD:~i~ ',roooer.S~· tlCI[ (10'11 . n.tWI, ' s»

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ny

Rabbit have had all'lLlln'llmuallll bm~" lranBIl;; or us .. :

i"~' 'Peb,~ Rab,b~'~iS m~kJC: wO:l]df!rfU~, easy .. o"c~.!Die\ll!folr ,PCb, ,even 'fOF'IP upl~le '\~ idl ~ it d,e . p~ ce.,

• fu" Ra -I-,'b i'l[ _ iJ n; Itatv - ~. ~ fI 1lJ:5!:odJ OJ mak

,.1-1··-,-:--'"'-···-··· T- h ,. II} 1, ~'". .,-.' ,~. . .. '\ ·1 -{· ... 1-1 ,·11,-- ~-,~"I, lil..,JlI-r· 1' .. , . =,.,

___ II __ Ing~, ~".!C,;: rammsno (OlnJlnc.~ _.n a.u:rn.c~lvt: co or wun aeoo .. lJpe mar I~

we~~ suired for' meat production. .DeveJop in 'r.b:'" ' .. ' ni~l~d s- _'i .;,~ the brced is ,_ '~,ail= able ,i ,nl r¥vo CIO I ors: g:n1de-n ,an. - lynx.,

I J ~ '=-- , _ h ~ _: -'I!] ,\ hhoughl rh e 1:~'~:["lda \~ h 1 tic y,rt~i.ghs onl Y'_' '[,0 16 P 0 UJ'nd~,~ i [ is 3 I,ood. m,e3}f. rabbi 11:., Like he Palom ino, the '.] 0 r i da '''fh he ~r (S C reared ru n -il,[!' Un] red Sr n: .. '.

:Rai~i n;g r..~blb j I[ S j 'IL~ , '[ for rheh 'IJJ r ~ s n OJI p ~ eric I ~ unl '. )'0 U wan t to ta fil rhc pc:~ ts :lIlIl:' heme or send 'fhe'm, OUT [0 be '. 'iOce.s· ed. Fur markets are fev and far berween, .: 'nd :fur production Wi more ~~uir.ed. 'to larg~' rahl')oi'in~5 \v.i,dl .. ~.'U .. tly- [Ulan.y rabbits rh "~ ~.I[)i . ,mali heme ,bbi'lri ~~~). t of ·he breed . rhat you migh,'[ c~nl · foil fur IJuOOucdi()n aee al o . ood fur __ lea. predu ... []oln~ including me '_-,e""' Zeala.n: and dle 'Caiifurniarn..

~ "'ll~,t[lC!-,~ rred rnhb~,ts are dfS.~ Fable ,(0 fI' .f ur pl:rudu, [ion be . u···.· their f ehs m ., be m5i'ly dyed tu 3 '~I,l~;_~Fi~ty of,oolofS .. (Even. h~)ugh. th,~ Glifo:rnian h~-,~ black on its f~~t, [wt ell ~ and R'I e. ir i considered a \(~rh~[e i.hbi[ TO fil"ders b~,-~_u· c the usable po 11'-' lio:nl I~rf the r: ~'r ~, ~~ih:i f.,) T~ Ie Of breeds m nlt~onfi'd, he] c.w~r ,3Je ~rn, i ql;N~ because ofspe .. , cial :fe3J'fur s of their ft~r~

"e;K~ The Rex. :i· dll- n1.O;S~ \rah,~,3ble ful- breed, It has very !ihor[~, plush fu~1! n'laking if. du-: uri,gil1:ru ~~~'ellli~'r~t:n .Ra~i~ru~.'~ This breed .hM irs 10 rn,~rrulrn jlJll 1'W![l1 Ii,ablb"~ wirh u n U~lI31'~ lfi;uF 'lth a t ~:ho'\~ed up ] n ;I ,I ,g tH~tr of :ra)bbi'~lS ~g th. nl]1 rm,~] fur. '"'rlle'St= lt~~fn rab bi IS wru,th I[hi· mutaricn we e mated. t. 'nd rh eir offs.prin, . inhe bed th .plush U,'·., The breed is , ,\ ailable in 1 e (O'~IOI:r ,rarie- ie '~ w,cludillg whe',

If .~he rabbit ~s,h:JtJ' '5 fo

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h~ldi:n!; i'~'idr~p~'; ~~e

'neN~~ I~' ,_h·· .. ·• Ii',abbi ~I

e SCQ pe~ ~F'tU1rn you r arm ~ I' r' w,O In! j' h,aveo r to' a I t.

R .i\ :n [Ij, I -- jI;

[Ra,bbi (S hav~' i[]OW,~ rfu~, ~l ~ n d. '~e~;!f 31ild h~ck, ,m useles, ,~f 1m (l~ ~,rinni.·rl'v s u p~. p' '0 Fled j; :3.

~~-'" Iif! IJ;-"'" ~ • .= y;. I

fa bbi {: ~a.: ki ck ou I: a nd b f~~ l.~ O~· n b~ d~'i' ,C~ l~~; Wi~. na~" i 'l~.is,

l" Ir- ,.

Some breeds handle more ftiil)· and respond better than others, . ,~.' ost lab' ~,w.tf)

-.: '. Il"~ ", k~" ~~ . '\T'Ii ~:,II r Wi! L, .. _ ......•. ~.' u 1] rr I'i~r"'c II_.,

f'lllJO) ~ e~ ng :U o.~u I' t;, f,;e(;] a I J . f~ en uey ~ Ire ~ Q un g, ,n.it·rrH~ m l er ~ . tI~ ~n· r Ii\;

cal .1l}it and quit:'[lly~ Luud n-ruoi~E.:S, ca_"iiy ~Hart.II·~,:': rahhi'[~.

The rime you spend I~~n~ ins, prope1l' harndling sldl ls will 1'" Y offin rUal1jl ways~ .If j'V U sh:~J~~' you r rdbbi.u ~ an ~ tnals rM 11 are' ijsrd ~:u ~j.ng ~I) an.dled g~lf1C r'"~~r ~ffO rm hr!n~r on 1:~1~ sl~:u:n~. [rr,~blc., Th~'Y w~'~~ also s~n b~r[e[~ ~Inc,~ ,nl!] wiJI be ,(I,IlIe. ro ·h~\-Yr rlil em [fJ'ff~ liQ rhe i r best ~d.vJJ ~'Uage 3n d :pfQ,)p~ti·~r~, bu,yer-5 ·\1\ .. i I ~ be ~l1le to ~et ~ h-e ~ {.e r

~ ~ hr-· d ~b~b" · ,.. ... ~ ~ d '

'-,' ," . loll", ....; - I' " "j- :..,".,.' I', ..r. .. _ ~-. r-:- ;' .. , [r. .. ..' ". :-, ill .... ," , .. , .,-, !i' ... :. '"" r~' ';

00 ,al tnern .. An Hi , .. ,.n'Y (.; O[ll~51 are easier d:' yt'UJ~ [' aruma s ~oope ate .. unn lca.~re

..... ~,;j;I!-}1 0:1 i1'lo!ia'. g .. room i 11 g:. "3.1 nd b Il'e*,'l'Ji .·"o'g· : •

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~rh~ hest '~n1" to I~i& aJ rnb.,b~t .~~ H). p~la.'~(' ol!1c ~K~u~.d. under ir, jlJ~{ b.t:l~iud ii~~ ~mrn.r legs. PJ~,fcl ynur' udu~1I han.tt~, u rnlidcf' '~h~ ~~fl ~ ma~\ rump. I.it~'· wit]h tJhe ~~~nd [hrIJl L. ~l~r 'ch .. . ,";, l d t ~ ~" n 0:1. J h L L, "I n~1 D." a II .. ron r . cgs all: C . ;s up P(U ' me ,~u . una. s \\:~ r'IF 11' ww ~ . ~10l!l r OIl€' ILl ana, ,I.' :u:r .~ nc 3J ~~. W rID. '31

n exr [0 '\TO l!J r bod ~ ·v.~i rh W rs h ~~ d d i f~'~.'[ ed ~'ol\'31rd ![ ~ e co IT n e r 'ro rmed bv '\,~1I1 U r

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~b \1.: I'·~· ., d h d h b ~lb" · ~ ~ ~I· k ~k·

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e>o~., .OUf l ntng arm an .your ,(Ii .) no . SUppo.lf [ e .1,tI,· lit n s L,e; uc 1111 a

" ontball lagaii Illfit you, '~or It '~'(lng, ~run!. Place ('he anim~~ gend,y back on [he rahle ,aDd

L'· m··:J1" 1if'pe3. t '(1]) ~~ W'W'~l~,

'p raci,dcc' Iha udl; n g. sk i ~ ~ S 0 fl c 11'BJ" l~ ut :ft ~I,r' , hi }lU FR: lilods nf ~ ,i me ,- ~ buu~ I, 0 ((jl ,~5 min tes d.~!i ~y is aU i.' takes, ,H~:YC a ~hnrt practice SC'i;!i·iofil. t'"3(h l(Jk:~r untiJ~'!luU and yu u r ra hb ru! 3 rei ,t:u m fijollfabl~' ~ivi rh ct'IIC:h ot ~~'c:r~

On.Ce' YOU ftt'l ail (:~'i' ~~~n to m'[}'~t:" ~und. "·hil~ bQt&~.1m~ VUUJt :tabbit. yo~ '1113.11,·

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«d d d " aI "'rh' ~'hand'"J ., d eobei

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III UJ5,(ICU; ,,00' ,S«UFt' ~ur ~dnm- __ I. J l],ur tree' .I'. IJUU IE gt(,~, Usel' . ,0. eu~g

carr] ~-d.~ i'.l~ fi rsr, j tJIi.'il: "f.al k ·il.·FoU ~ld '(he table i, i'~ you f rahbit b~nruC"S flright~ned~ yllU hay ' II sa6· nla ~:, nearbv eo set ~,f d:-}~·n f:1r,om.,d,.,.

, t:' .... t'~ ..... , .... J.~' .. ~ .. r~ r-~;."

If vou n !!!'~d ex ~ rIo co III t ifill t '~"QiU Cl n nick UI~! VO'~ r rah hi wi rh ~l n c hand blif

i! Ii-!" I~.= ~p _ ,1

~r.ijiO:!p:~ ~" , arL . I" ),:-: ,1;';11"'1'1 n a' [" ['I"" - 1i"'!i'[J'ftO iif~f i~~ iI'iIi",,:I:~,~ 'p"[~~'" i ~I ~ ~li~ ~·"'~'p·:p.('fl ~l!,n,lIit':' :i~~1lji1 :UJllll1i'

0", ~ n:l'l, !Ii ue: .O( ~e ... d\.. . .. !l.e .!II~~ . '" u ~~ l~I.t:,"Ii\,! V II)l. i~iI!~!!l.lIJ .. , 'IiolI .!i;!I!

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'widl fOU'[ o(h~'r harrud. Thi5 mi~tbod .wn d~m3ge ~h~ ·fl.I[' ~nll(j flesb o¥er' he' ral~]ii(~s

lJad{~ .h.(n . f\~~ '1' ,ill11d is espcciwl1y I\armlliti [0 dl~ :rnore dl~liciHf' roaf5 of llex. ,an.d Sartin. rahbi. !l;. l)mH~"f: \·uu h~\·e lifi ,~d r:he [~~~b'i ~'~ m'lTh\ft_" i~ clt).£(: U,) \'(·Ur' bodi~ wht'r~J~' will

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c~.1 rnOfC ,~:CUIrC:_ A:~rr,~'r ~ .. t~~ itu.ck~ ~~1 I .... ~n[hw~~ ~w~c·~ ~I lr(~u. m~,v' U~C"~ onc- lOr", '~IU~

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h~n~i ,ar[V~ 'The rabb~f'~S; bc~a'\'"ior " ~·iU helD '~(l1lJ ,dec:ide whed~: r u, U~~~ one' or

r. ;I~ I

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H \ U I! r ~. 's

Pt~lil:I~.asc lbh-~ h~1t Inus.sib'~e lunch YOM ca~ 3. font:~rour rahbi tt: wi II, ,·~t.rt"r :lLt be spend-

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Ins IilIl0S"[ ~lf i'~~1 timt.! dru~r-CJ., RalJ.~.,i·[ ieag~~ I~[~ ,~n~,ailtble 1"1'0111 several sources:

;'iliC- =.JiI in ='IL_ iIl'~ 'S .~ .. !""'> '.,. !J..b" ~ "'

., • !l ... iO,rn~1Il' ~lt1dli"., :bppl_'~1 C~m,p;arfu es.~ 1~·tIltl -;u Df!I su Pl-~H~! corn palu",c~

$p~(]al.i,ze in c3ge~, 3 lui. equ ipfn~~ _ ~nF r.ah~~w'lr ~~ - r~~dl!rS~ They g~lil~r~lny offer

[h,e ht~~~ q, ua1it~·, s~I~(t ion,~ 3 III d r r~ C~-. ~~ost" ra bbi try ~n:p'p ly (i( im.pan ies b.ave (1 u .. 1 ; n e c:.a f3J! tl~S "] r '\V i 1.1 ~Ciful ~"{) u a free r~.,- a I og i fJ' yo u req uesr if) T1 e, if\ I i ~,f:. n t seve rn I su P pl i e r,s i.~ i nc~ [Illd,cd in the' app~ nd~",.

.' fane_, :~iu --:- :~I~lM _HtfJrres,j, ~J~le same srore where vou huv '\i(-ur f~~d ~ma'\" i!'I~u sell

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ca,g~s.~ PriC'£5 ',Nil! pr ll,ah~r ht": r~'~ rl~, reasonable and rhe ' uajlJ"' a~[Jcp[i1blt"

.• Lord ,Rs.h·-,irry S.rP",~ien,., 'Many sm~J] locsl ~lll.p,p'~i~,rs also ~t~n (; -h~~~ These

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00, ~ are Ol~[ U Fa. '.lull tnh .u~a~1}~ .' \\0 eu I (I ~ ~!.] se [I t"ag,~~, IInLl en ner ,sup""

I~ I·ics_ s ;a p~ rt-ri me hu~~ ness. Howeve r, i ( . ua", 'be J c h al Ie iPnlgt; to fi n d on c II) ~~ I I: sese supl' I ~ iI:! [[~ n ea F y![)tm, la lk. ~\ i £11 orher r-a.b b ~.'[ ,Il'~ ise rs u) 'I n d ,(I s IJ pplie IT dID:I (" serve s vo IiJ r a rea,

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•. !,I(~,It, .'. _~op_~ .lI. rl SlOpS onen C;JF.r~ ,r'd!Oi[l C3g~~s"ln u 1l[1t::.'~ f 1~} ~[H_,,"[ ra IU: ul

Irahh i rs, ~ h~ i If S mp~ :1 f is u,ftC'.n ~ h ] ~ red, A~~ a S~ les person ro il ~s i sr ~ro u in

5eIC'~I-' i n (f a C~ ~c ~ :l,n.d if th,c ,SClC~'E ~;~~ n .St~ w~ s 1 lI,n ited, as k"n i,fln 0 r her ~ f' ~tOU can

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b(i@· ~se th roo gh . h!~ ~,tQ. ~. ~a,r!1U lo g~1 an ".1, ~1 ~'~.rc J. 1(;;:) gl(! ~pec i a ~'~Q,nle. ed to r yo u .

. ~~ any' r-abbi~ kee pers hegi, n \~d t h. u 5.!~d ,,~ge~,. Th i s «~,p finn :i s ~~ s uall)" ~ I ess ex pe~ ~ s'i ve It,'"a ,,~ If;O '~[ S'~ ar red ~ bu '[ be s u Ii~ to ida m h c ~o I i [i,V\,! i n~ bc,f~.rc ''I.'O'U 11l;~$C ,~(:Lo.nd hJJllJld

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I. Check care -_dll" ~~lW l~o'~c~. Fllll~·[~d ~~~fC~; ChCll~~CJ \~"o[')d~n areas, j[nJ,

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sh illIi'p ~dg .. s, l~l1a j r preble: :~~ b~.o IrC· yn u in r od IJI ce: ynu r ra.bllits tu

'~h~iF' l~le?l home,

•. C~u·e~um .'pIII:.J,~an ;1'11.0 d i='!lnJCt:i[. '[~l~' t;,;,il~~ '~(d~re. ,,'Oilll. use W.l ... F~· ~[I ~iLra,pe u. I ok! manure and h~~[!; Then l~\~;;J~h ,the clinin:' (;~,[;C ·\v·itb, ~,::iohl'r.inn oJf b~e~("h and water (t-n LX 1 pa. [ '~u]u~~h.ol d ~J11 or i 1m e b~ each '~" i,dl 5 p~,l rts ",,~',;nf! Ii t SiI!~ [he; t.8]gr 'in ~I, sunu)" ~pOI. and Jno~·· it' [0 dry Ihoroug1n'i~' before rou pln a .r.:wk~b~r i,nii[O ~t~

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e~ ge ~,~ 1lJ~ port f'!fanH.~ p I ece~

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bror::e'

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" _'~, lHS fh~' f~lU IF t"Jlgl ~~SUflpn'lI ; fmamr!' !iJi(."cc~, an e ~t;e on a Hal ~Hrface'. They should

fo.mn llllarb~ J.'I!iCIM~: , wj.rn. dl~ 38·~in:d.l .€r6u t ~ffin.d bael .... IP ~.et_~ herween tll.e. 3,) :~/ ~; 11u:h side IDi ieces. Drive rwo t2 d nails [h III ugh III ~ (nnsi~lcJ f~Jj(:~ u F.J S i,d.~ I? i«e ~'I[1 ul-h~ ,!t~flId 0: ~ the ba~k. p~t:t:~ (() Illa.l!r~ the ,~-ur~~t,. ,-, ~.~~ dThc' thn=c' t(·d-:,c·r t:nrf1lC'~!1 'fngt.'thcr ~n ~,~lq: ~~ me j ashio n [:0 com pIe [t" ~ h~ c~g~'~ U,ppu n fram,c"

6 ; S'.k: ' .. - , h,~ -.b r~ekers, to lil,e' i~ ~~,~,c ia.L~ or the (;~g~~~.upp EJrt f:F3lm,t; ~ as ,~ho\~~n ; n rhe illus trJ! t'! 0 n above II M ~ke s u re n he' h.u nom of each h rae .: t ~ ~ [I us h 'W ~'~h t~~ e but rom C{I~C of d~H.~" ,-me.,

:7:- rv~iJr· on~ ,~nd Q~~redjtl;h ofdi]~ ~,~~, "·hh .• pencil f.f!J indicare rhe b~U~]lJ and to avoid ~onrusi,on d.uri~,g ~em6'1}0)~ ~ifeaJu ~'up' fI' O.n1 rh,~' bO(~(]!ln of each I~ 31 inches, and d raw a snaigh [, line ac OH die inside raClt uf fat: ~l l~g a(J}~J,j po~n~", This [Jua'lr'k l!Cp-' rese nls: rhe he i glu [) r 'nhe (.~ge- S,IlJPPl1Jrt fr:a~n~ ~

I . ~ Use I, 2d 113 i Is ro a uacm~ '~he legs u) [lie' e n,d s u' rh ~ fi:LfA~~ su ,'por r :fra"TIc (as ~1'rIo~1 n aJho~~)~, makin~ sure that tbc bo·lJlt(n1l1 o:_. rhc f['JJm,[; ~!\ even ,~rith the '~mmlJ~ marked. Oil the ~~,.,

9,. Usc' '] ...;d ID1aaS '(0 31' na~'f:J the from ~~ nd back roof s UPP[) [S (0 (he ,I t"¥S. The lOp edge of (be flftUn roof S!1!J,ppon sh.onldJ, he s[~gl,]'d~"' hi'gillcr rhan ~hc top or (he;: ~-nH!Ut I.c:'gs 'nl i pre"ilerU [he' f;[o n f legs [rum be il ~ . gin, rhe \V~ Y wh en i ~ ,[0 mes ~'i me '~t. ' P II] (. on lh~' 'pl}-r," wood, 'i]dr.

'1',,, ra.·1 t; one tl'~' h,le ~!de roof ~1!.I,p:pons and hold IS' in pl.~Le aG)lin~t· dl!~ leg. f)n the fiGb~ ( sideo (he hurr:h ~ \Xllit~~ a pC:~1i ~lt .mt~Lilik. '~l~,~' ;.Uilgl~~ cur ,:toll J ~ ilriUccd tn nll Ul: at rhe side r'Oof~u,~ll}on~~ ends S{ , If: ,flli ~n u,g1~" 'b~~~"t:cn . hit ran fw, nIl h:g~ ~uu! rhe shorr b~,k ] c:gs . Cu.[ tht :pit'~~, tu size ~ altuJ ,3.ua.th ,m ~ ,~t'".[h 1 2d na.] ~~ In (he fW'~lIJl ~ ~nd [hack.

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_.-', eding 'Irmf' i'" :impo,li~ t :Fo:r mO,rf,'dll1 j'lRl. '-OO~niG'; this um- spem{:", itlb

)!JJjJUJ fa _ C -I i·u, is 3rn l~p',PQrtu n ru' I ,i I~:rr ~Ib eni"1 :mafllY importanr de,-- jljl,::

Has "IiI lIIJ'lii'lli'rU"J'~itell" ':"~~I~'n on - of I lrnIieir-- 'bn-'M'~

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'. Is ru-, ani m~ slc'k or not m[~ ng w~u r:'

.' D oes 3 c.' need, :3 S i m ple :lrfP if' befo,WJ!: i - secomes a" m _ jor ,[C;~pai r?

'. :D Des Ylou.]: raflb b:tit ,nlem, lextra, wa'i~~r IbeClJUS~' of I~}~]tr,t;m.r h.,(.,-a:t or :ftl~ai:nl

,oondilmo,Ds,r:' : -,:. mmb _(, )fOim rn.bb~,[ needs ,tle !!, f , sh '~fI) r ar '~~ - im _ j,.

", C U_':_ ~ot"c_,n lul.pP- ill '[1 ')]i[CI'~,:IJ,l_r rill1bilt, ~n ,l' h,oLlln;, !~ee~.,. lQtelf!, : II1d ob,-:]',rc;: rh~,m ,~l ~Ir:as'( 'I\vi[1t!;a d;&y~ The serious rabbit· breeder S~e5! 'Ihis a,pe:Hf'"'

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·lKm'JOM,f.~ ng :~~IOI\\\il much to , eed is :pt"1t]lba,'b]y rhe mos [, (j[ldl!lP:~.~ t:. ,[ed. pa:r. r of foedi,[I1.g ,ra,b= 'bit.- 0-' .Im - i'lll.ll'~lr :i rieht for al ,~~wlm, t~~ but h' tlba:rlt' 101m pas'" '14,2 GW'''"'' ~om_ a ve ra@;, amounts,

" .:0' use the [g,uj de] ines in rhe "h '-t~ you.'U need to measu re how on, UC~l, ,)'0 IJ feed '(,0 ~~Llh arn:i mDL You can m,ake )f()U r I[JWll m,easu ri !l1!P' lc:onE~j'Wler fm,m a 11, cm:pqr' an" You·-Il

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n~(I, :3J ,SC3J1f' rna - measures '~Mfl:~lr In IO'l~ nces, J 0 a' JUSI' for [.ne- \\-feW , I OJ[ 1m e an, 'p~31m'

]'( on the ~,~,jje and set - he ureight diaJ back 1[0 zero, If l[h is is; not possibl e v. j Itb yo ~ r seale, ,flemem,bt:f' m ,~Igu.r!~ ule' '~Merng,~lt 0 , th-,~ au} :i.nlf,ciJ your mt,"3~U ~:men ts, .Add. ,p~'U,e b 10 dle' cm,p'~ IC_~~ 111.Ullti~ rth'e, ale :Die3d the 1lt11Jl,rn-,lb _ F ,of O'UF~Nt:£ you '\\~~,3J_fU' [IO! 'fee I ~ t~eli1i m3Jfk :3 ~ i n~ ;m--' ~ha( I, ve~., Ref eat d~ ws P t,~ cedure as ~l,(tUly ti mes 3~, . le~e-ssa[}' ~o e 15U~' fh-I[ yo U G~ve It! _. eh of'y,onr m'bl')i rs, rJDJC CO.rr.1r!C1f. , nnounr of :fced. a t e , h r~cd:i :n"r; ~ i me,

Foed ,guidc:~]nc,!j; :i]lrn'e cx:af~l~f 't'h~Ij'I:~, ,t;uh:!,elin. : 1(J'[nl~}:, <:om,e rr~.'bbilt~ need 3 :~,~tde' "10 ' f~,c-d'i' a~rn,d, so ,;~ need !'6 ~ Adjl 51 ,e,-II 'U bbL's f,~ - ii In accordln ro i. s ,ph} sical r ond iri O'n. . ..• 0 me reasons a r,ab'b i '(-5 feed j n,~ Ul3i), need to b.. ad j IlS ~ ed e:

' •. A young~ !IJrOf\!\lin .• r.ot1IJbb'~i~. n -eds :m,jJ,re feed rhan a mature ,1r,~lbibiil~, (~fdrn,e

same size.

'. IRa,ljb:i [S, need mOire f~ed in CIO ld \y( -(he r [h,~ n j n hoc,

' .. / A dO', th I-:i' P "odu,~i[1g mi . fro, bel" lirter needs mi~IR' feed rhan a doe '~ j fho LU ,~ ~ W tter,

By' sU11:kjng eaen 'rahbi'n from the 'base l[]il~ its head and o[llo\-v~W1:g; ,i~i()in:g; rhe back-

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eone I r'· u can [0 ''''~ r. ~) ~S, I[)OO ,13.1[ ant . 'W~i1I)CDI l:s, 1([ . t 'U n ~w ,nen you ,IiWi n ,QlUI[' n . nu ID/\ e Ii

the ra'bbi,[ YDU \"i.U ,~,":~, Ithf 'b~l,ckhID WI[! 'hdDl~ll,'b,e fur a IJ'Dlld m,u~~dl'a. Th' bu m ~~ of the'

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.iLndivii dual b[DI[~u! r.ha'r. m a t ',e 'YIP r le bac kbe ne' sJJ [J ~J d feel ro u nded. [~ Ith.-; 'bump ,. f~el

sharp or po:in(Joo :your ,f3blbit'I'~ldd use (Lc_~ wncr~: in fe d. fH'(n~~, . er, exre I11C a~illf1- n.~"SS m:a,~1 indi,ml€' helldli problems.) I· ,D'l] d,onil. 'ieel ~he individual bump5,,- ~'( .p,mb eh 1:)' m'~3ns UJ 0 mruch mtr. is coveri ng the m i' and [he' rn b - - ii r ~'I __ auld FKe i ve less fe~d.

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H 'riO u no! I~ yG ur he n d '0 - ,e'l~ ENfllCh n~b,lbi~ CI~ '~eed~ng Hm'8'; V'OU~ l kne ': ~::',he,ll'her '1'0 u s hlo WI i d i I1'Cre'(I se 10 r dlee re Q se ~'h e f,a ~'i 0 rru .

(eillilll sed by- :l1bbi [ ~~' i pi ng a runn y n o.se) · ndio tes that the rabbi ( pr-QDQbl}' - ~as' ~u~d. (l,r :~'U1IJ U mi(..."S,

ltablb.; rs 3) n d h uman s don~1' (:0 In. mu n hr~~ rc colds 1(' one 3 fUU I U~ r~ but I':lbb is comm un icare ooIds to orhe r rabbi ~, I'f l1rlL suspect that a f3 bhit' ha,." :~ ~o:1 d O~i' snumn· iso-

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lare ir .~TOtD. ,'OUf othe abh~r~i B~ sure [0 i[hot!ought~_, d~iillJ~e"l in rnge' lbefo.re' Dlo'ting

ann fh,~r 'rabh i r in,

l'f ~tOU wa n'[ to t rv [01 r;r rear . ,he s i ["~: rab h it wi rh 3 im!!fi ~).~nt.i cs icon t'aJ,Cf '{UU r vctcri ...

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:01i; ~ ,Ii; n ~"i;;r. ad v: ~ii'oJi; 'M'" '.,- ~ v ra bl!.. " r r-;v O· \VT 'Ii,;u 1;'.(" I'i; ;9C!1olWr.;:Ji\1.;.:i r WI"""'~' ;I!·.,[I 1l'.iJliF';i'"Ii; m me 1i1'!I, .111 rhar VoI'f'l';I;1

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~i.[f]~.plr· h4"I~'" he :rnbb~n PUt dtJl·!vrrn a. (You.r \"(;teir~nmau can assist rou [.~,r~ [hIS ~_' J'O'UU don~c \~a' ur UJI do du~ SljlM&luai n,c j'()ur,s~'lf~) T11H~ ri~k uF (tulrag;inm~ is high., and ~nIlJIR~ eil[~ " ~~'~ecI[' an enrlre ~abhi(r}T in IilO rime fI, _ .,JL

Ear C'anker i~ [':~ni,~l'l[l ~lv rinv . j'~I'~ lh~u 'burr-u,~~ ~n~jrJ,~ rhe .. allb~i~,~s; ear" A r,~lbbi [ wj~h

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ea ~~1~I(eS wiffil shu'e' irs h.~\d and ~icFa((h JJrt ~.ts ears zq" IQ[~ 3.rn.d he mwm_'f.i;,dA~' of i:u car!, wa~

I(u,k d ~ rk. 3 rid i( r~~r.r.

~1i"le~ ~.~n ca.~'il.,~· be 'lrrc~:~,c(l with CUmim01"B h,ou8cnold oi~s" ~1~l~S hrea~ll;~ 'nhrough p{'u~es j n '~h ei r ~'!, i nco ~f d.l~~.!. come Ii 11 ~.~ , (0 [lTI. tactw i dl "ii, if 'h lo~ks f h~~ b R"'"d t ~fl i rn,~ pu fi$ J nd thev sec Ii1 die,

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1 i U$e an eve d ~of1[pe,r to .put seve r~l dr.D,P~ of 111 i '[ i d de- Co_n.I~1 i n i 11_' '0 m~. Of 10 I i~e:,

,cooki m,g, UFO m~r1Io@'F~~ ni.1 ~fnn rhe rrabbi[? .. s ear, (i~nd,r mJk~ge the base IOf ~h·~ rear to h el.p spread th C 1m ~.l aF.ound~

'2;;;; Use [{un['Olil ,5,W a bs £0 renlJ O\lC ,SLom e (). ~ r he ~oo,~e ~ iL illlJjJ] s;n~ m a f_t'Fla I.,

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3.. fbi ~'fioe;]j t rh is ~ '_ ,~.rmen 1[' d ml.v (a r ~1, da vs i'~4.1 i - ]1 [] ,d,:l\'s .. a.rnd rental. the treatme [tU'

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~(Jr 3morlt dolllJ.ys,. Wun anorher 1.0 days and, II'-epe~u rhe u',eaunenl ag;~i~n f~or 3 d3}'S~

~:~cr"c,(t'~~i.~ ;'idu:~r :inj~-t;ltd under rte .d h~ O'F, swabbed into .aff«[eo e'J_S." is 3DOI te I' ve.r.y Ie.itec ~ ive trear men I .Dr e'31i mires, l~n!Tits 1I1'~ [ yu u r' vc~ ~ ri rn a r ian, ,about I be rJiOp~ r lorm.~II~d on ~~d dOM:'~ 'B~ a~·J,~ tna( t he re ·~·iU be ~ w'i I h h.o'ldiug, :I~ ,io~l 'i i· '.) ~J ~1 3 r'E l F£a,('j rng r.abb ~ r:~ [11 i sed ~r m ~n I ,

~:.~ ~I'UU see m'w ~'L:S, on on E [.~~ bi '[" check ;!l~ I you r rabb i.rs i' '~1 i res are m 0 re ~:i k,elf' eo 31)P~dt in, r~bhi(~ rht~ .I'i,\·~' In diny cages, To Jl!rer-en'[: ~.~·r·,(ankert keep 'Your (;~ge5 cl~an~

u,S'!! 'Q co!~ton ,swab '0' ~',e IT (J·ve ~OQ S I',i;

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T] 1 e f.ollllYr' l n,g, p f1 ~ UCt~ ea III Ill' P ~ ~ n~h~ ~l1d at' I ~ J~il ~ t~ r wn ~m,r ,d 1i U ~o 5 [.0 re 5,: .' "~' 'db" orlc: ,[feamJ for WotU1 cis.

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~]',r~Jidu.c:'.n~ r0u.r IHlvn stuck j~ :!Ml cMddng parr of ra:isi ~lg, rabbirs, i~~r~ur~ ~!'uu Ilr~,ak~ plans ro sreed rabbits, you'll want In be ~LI .. re ~'UU b3."tt: ~nnlc. ~)(!~t=rinlal, nl~~kets fi"r the '~'oyng' '[ha' ~R;' ~}uwn. ()ilI(.'"C l_"~~qjJ ," ccidc to n'ror.::d ![~OU S;110~~ld d j'lioJ':I~ ~ W~li'~I~ r;'n L""-~i n

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~'Ullf' ~l eedi n~ pliob'r~,Hn,. make sure r!.Ju, rabbies u e '~~m gO{HJ. tl~~dltr.h .. an~, dec-id,e'

\vh h;l1 rabbi rs ro b rrecJ.

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5~10uld b~ ~ - It.~~.~· 4 ~j ~~, I ~ It 1 n rl~~ olll, be forc' ~ he i r f'i r1i~ b reed W n~ .. ,~1edi u nl- UJ ~al];t' .. ~itt~~,

hr ~ch; ,~ (hn~l ~ lha( marure ~~( (5 to ] 1 pounds - a re g.~llc~~~ ~Iy re: dj.· tu hrood ~U' 6: months of j_ge~ it.:; iam h,(rILt:d~ arc not n.::t~ly ~lJr ~,wecd i:mg un til d'h:;)~ :;Ire 9 '[0 11 mOIfl~hs, I()f a '~.'

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l~li'l~u(i ~l,~, you ng is suennous liu rhe rabbir, sO! ~JkC' Ih~ - imrc:' tn ch,~cl~ each ,an'inl3.rS,

b es I" h h~, .. ,to fP 'Till II o 11 ~~,(, ,I-.I'"i'" 1'1; "',,;---'\ ~ ~ In 'g' ;,:~. lUi r c~-.iI,·~J ,'" ir.· oI! 11..'1 U III ...Ii IL.. I" n ~,iI"'!iA;'~ p,' h 'I,!,,' I' ",~j,'1 ~·O' nd '1'-

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~f your F,iI'~)b~'[~1O mire rhe propl"r la1;(" an ~ i are ,i ITIJ good healrh, }-'01.JU ,fiHJU, Illt:.p wi II he: (0 d~d dE:' "- h,irh rabb ~ f~ n:" breed, = f \'OU ~'lli.;l''''·c;!' on I v o n~ b ~,k j) nd u ne d(]~..: ~ Ii he, " ci-

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~i( 'n is 1'lI13,ae' ~n, you" Bun wf ),"ou hJ~.~,'t:. ~c.'H;"r(t~ ~Thldl 'k~ ~und clt es, choose due two I ab .. hi't's r h,~ ~ 'h a ve "he grcaU:Sf fu:rr'C:iTlt:ial for prodac i ng good-q II.lalh;V ~)al~ii~~. A gUlld ~'~1 'l1illali t,' h~ck a I ~ (I' ~ru ~'Il)m'i ~ q u'aUt ~ d.,~t: a I!~ m ore l ik~b· to pa~s t II n d,l"~I~ rs h~~: [:h~ iriii. C.-{cI.;~~ic.~. '~h,~1il are poorer-qualiry bFeetl!t·F~. lfo:n,tco!~ if you Ii £ahh:it~ ha~ lill~ha r,lt";(e' - ist'ir -il~l you ,,\<'otll_l.d, JiMIL l.u ,illlJP,n)'\~t::' ~)flI. ~Ir_~.r 'hl $cicc- ;1 rn]lfe ~'h.~[ iSI ~speci.J1 ~!/ strung, ill ,(hat drt."a~ r~r .i.n~I[JJnt:c~ ifYUlll" ]~ " 'l:"';Ol_Jllllha"V~ bl'ucr l)·P[, (-';t1,l)I,t! ;.; fI, d IlIi'~lt, .. )nj(~n\~ i f 11>t~fI' 5 hO'ul~t: r~~~r~ Fe- h.fra,;' {f~ ill' ~'n a h.: her \\t; tl~ ~t IT. 1lJ~ k d ~ ~u: h,a~ hnJ'3d, ;;h u ~].I d ers.

'.ln~e These d~,d5Wgn ,In: rn~u1c~, yOlll ~.~ rc rt.:~~ldr u' h.!.'g'i n ronr breed i Illgpr'Og .ilIU.

On~t· Yi( ~ l!I h ~\rc y~ I C{: fl!<d ~ lime m'~i Ii,.l bb i L'i yo U \it/~ ~h. ~,o b r~<i r~ le l~lC'lI(~: ~~~p' i~ 'UI 11IU f' Illif tit);e 3~iUj fht~ huck ~rqgc-' ,her for In~iIJ~'i!n~~ Ducki arc a1Ino~t al\\'"J.,'-S '~villi[]g 'f(Jj broed; d~

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'u-1h en "0 U J fr r-ead j!' [01 pu ~ I' he n 1 ~ll C ~.'nd, ~'h ~ 'f ~rJl1;l1 (~ rogcrh e~:' to r breed w n,g,~

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,Keeping Ith,C' ne~'IIl' mOrrhr,F, in ,IPod. heaJtb, i~i Itb,~ ,mos[ :im:po[tanl[ th i, n ,th~n' yo u ca n do :[0:1' [11(:, Iba'b,Eo. Give Im,e Idoe' a, H m ~'u=d arnou flIlt' o:f :fee,d fair the :Ii rr t '[eY1 day sfrer kind,ii,mlg;, She' \~{i1 comiuue Ito ear ,~~d d~~D_jk but :f'ou. wru'ill notice tnal~ she eats a. ~W~U~ las [han ~ler. rrucl~mal .. m,l~t. Afier. ., ~e:v d_aY,j'l her ppeeite wiU inerea ,,$~1,e will rhle', f.eq,ujiur~ ~I ~~:ncre~~d :amJormnt 111:f':fe~d, S'o()1 dli,': her h(]d:~·, lean meet inii; own lilI~ndiill tjrn.naJne~ds t:,ld p,md.uc~ ,m iUt, for. 'nh~' Er'(Jwi n , ~ W rJ~f.. T 11l(~ do ~ -s need '0 - Yl31(J. r MJ~ ,IJ50 ~nl~rease"

Chf\, [hf! liner every.2 or 3 da,}r. to ,makLC! sure the bunnies an: hca.~lhf and n,:m "~n i,n ahe D'e:5[ ,~ti' h th,eir 5;wbH,nG~i.. IfcS norma] :~D,r [ e yOi![1 Ill, , : to feac~' 110 ,~ human hand

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Jus [ b·, can tid th,:IDJ: '[he,,. do nor inj u re [hem, elee <. ,'10 no r. Ie- i nd iv~ d bal sJq,IL!I,ii,ggJ e ~nw,y' IIRm m thlc;' VJa!f"m thl 1(1K' IlJh e gnJ up"

Oti':' 'iDm:illly, ,3. baby"~·m fun out (ll'[be nest bo" '.' ,00tber rnbib.rurrn d!ol no ' .. 1i,1) I~h ir babies ,~.ke,-· I:rs e:.1!Fry Idle~r ,ki~l~ns" If you :nn,d 3. :y1ounS: bunny out o"f dle n~'~, box,· place

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d~3f Str:1l}" Ifro,m Ith~ ,n~i~ are ~mblf ro miss nle;dtillme'. T,h~ mother 'wi[ ,=-_UFSlC on~, one ,group' I~;r Ilbab',ie..s" "'oung ~t~l_af, re epu red l:vont[: F~, 'K'Cd, nd, ~vi IJ soo:nl dJ ie,

In lDo~d. ",re~t1he'fi, ,anng tha'llall,ve the haf. t'o~ Il.~,r,~jr are ~t p~n.lc!lJ]I~J' ilisk for' dyrung;

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"~ soon lr come druiU~., On Iwid W~I b.in '~fOUr: '~l~!m·1lg cb(,...,~ ¥liLh a IJIJ~' k, clru~ for '" ~r.a,yin, ba'bi~~ lfrralruj llnd. a. bab)~ ~!MIB,i,d~ the nt:Slr. a,nd it. stiU tu:cJs, "~.rm to ~b~ [ouch, plaice If ba& w~m its ~itrermar!r:.s~ Ir th~ baby kei!) ~~~!dl to (h~' un~lih,! ,~t m~r . n~

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almost Hfc Oc-~ bll. nnr 5~[l'1J I ['1 ~in conscionsa -s, ..

The li'U[[Ul]i nHty be ~ IIUI11bcr:! a ~\\'ord.r~ or 3 cnn ~bi nanon ()llel~cr;~ and numbers. ~~ ome ·L .. ~-jJ[.PJI:n:: Ul['.~ S'11 (il,It:"i" n"llr'n~ such .... s ~~J·iIi.I~~? fc)fr" "Pae " 50 'i"ha '£~UIi"(lltlli1ame.1Ii;: ,the JJ!n~nl.,J,~

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each ~nim-_ ~, feu l:' 'amplt~~ in OIrniC;:~ ,~~~~,f:("m ~I ,a, h·ucr .~.~alfld~,~u ,.1 cert ~n l~u('~jl anur'ht:'f

I~~er s~J~'dS rlOii~ a C~ tJ.ll:'l doe. alrl odd rUlIlnl)C:Jr me-Jim the. animi]J!. is a bit d'{ iJ.fiI,d .~wrl. l"1iCITl

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nun er means II 15, ;1 ooe, .. 1 U_S~ I [ we I~~" a n :' [] ,Hna~_ 'wn'. me [!~ U 00 (J-,_ : t. we

Y~{o;'~ld :k~J[Th~· ifl1.aJ( rul[' 'wa~~ ;;I.. ~1!1Ck. ~~hnJ~C' f~nhl~r was n~.cJ ] l~umrcr ,Jlld whuse nun:h~i' \Wirn;s named :Banru b i.' ~ 11e' possibili ries 'a Fe end',~. L .. ~(d~~ p ~ f;lUOIJ sysm,~ rn dla. w~u:&~ IJ~s[cn ~.!U 'UJ,>lu~! ~ar.t"'(_~) ~el ,ij are I i []I ired u • fh,'(.'i. nu mbers or ~~[ rers per ranoo,

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su [JI[' ~u.re nlaJt yuu,. ~1~u;m t3.~Ii';'!i uns UmUllJtUl.n nUt) ,a('{,UlllnL

The leners and nurnb~n; in a FiU[Ot) ser are' made up 0_; a series '~llF smaH n~,cd les, Wh~n d~e .. a,UClO ,P I iers are closed 011 rhe r.;l][bb ~ ['~S 1;;';Dt~\ Lhey nl ;lK a 8e'ri es of S mall

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(Ul! nctu F1."S' l1Jl .. ~C(] ml~~'i' pCrifnJJ nenr, .·h ~ lc 1rh." ~ n k, IT J rli [h e t~ar'·s: su .. EJt:l: .s, ~nn \\.t":'~ rs ,J\~'ay~ . 31 toni nr; is a I,il I~ai ",~~~~i~. ~~;r ' hef " .. bhbt'i [)lluCCu~iy t(if' 3 shon:' dl~·n.C,"

To learn how '{Q: '[a~I['OO ,~p(UU' own 3Jnimal_!i~ observe othe s when they ('!U"('OO~ f]UfJtJit· t"J.~'I~]!r~ ~ha,1 ~re nut, shu\\? q:mUry lor rUMf ~iir~H iI.-U~ -.oo~.,~, :~ HOlling has no one !fish r "~a~.,~i·erc' '. s !t)1'1'~ success fill ~ rrdrn, m i.q lU~~

.~ r act ice p lac i ll.g ~ ht n U In be ~s .J.n J, I~u: c ~ s i no t h e [a t too pl it:' es. U.~t: ... a P ieee ,of

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w~ntcd, a ~ ,~t 'Rr ,checking .on fi~,p{.~W ,.Ifst. rO'Ll~1.I a\P'[f~;rnd an Inic!prn.~.;~ t~i « n,

2~ ~te.:5U'~ run [[he rabbir, The .rJ~b~[[' will pull ~~":il>~ wh~n {~'e'tli~li'~ J -e' c~·atn'pe~t ~.d it could 'be Il1iuredlJ 1'f'VOlil have someone Ul help ~'nu one nerson (all), resrrain

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I. h ~ :at n.i I l.::tl til! t!i d i ht' ·It~ [b.re (: (' tit n d u th C' ,.~ l (0 (~j' in, G ~ ~m' h lC;;' h 0 I.d er can \\' ['J] P

{he' r3~h~,i F in a U1;W'''''~ so ol1lly lit~ head L' nd ea rs sl.i,~~ out. The lnllh·~~\\·i II keep [he [ab b~ ~ ~'~[)'m mOll!~ ng ~ Ill>d f om K'rat'Ch ~ n~' ~he holJ e r. I f you ha ve [00 (at I 00 ala ~ te .. , ~ uu 111i!;iu pl~~n~' ehe rabb,i~· 111, a rnar,[iUW' slun\~ eat rri,Cif:. l:',iu-: ear ,i,Cif' k'l~t"p.~ ~h.~ rabllil ~~tl~ru.~· ;11 nvd a od all ow~~, :rou to ~~~ .... uth han d~ r(]lr ~ln .. " 'ra~ I[·i~}~. ~.g. ()iIiI f; :h;J n d, ~~~un:s .[ h~' ~t'h ear and, rhe other IU1~ds the '[:II~OO 1),1 iers,

3", U~e ~ liuJe rubbing al(~oho:1 on a couon b.all no wipe OUE 't he ~a~ before '[~[tnoi .l'g. ICI,c;;ans rn ng nhE: !~.1f 8ul'l~aY(I~ :dLi ~.~ ~1"1'!i the i' nk. ~,~, adhck 1)1:: ~ u: r.

.. '1l,I.uuk, a (. rh~' ~ nsi de uf t IrlJe ~~11,IJ irs !¢t." ~111:. \'t=nl'll Dr ~~'!jlc ~u ~,_' ~nmt:' (~f rhe l11oLld, ~'~~~ ~~ dlaf. ~.re' j u~ .' ~~d n\\' 'dle ~ u rfa~c of -h~·' 'sk i 111., .F ~ I~l!.d. :i ~ ,~tCC ~~fhc lie' no ~a IIg'C It,cS,''' ~I~~ ,ero ...• , :and p,la[ll [-0 plac,~ \!,o .. ':'3;,UtlO fhe;r~l. Even \~.d,d~ (Mefu ~ ~]!1nni n~1. vou m ~a\!

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hi l' a b'l ood \·~sse i. HI [[~ n,g ,;1 \'~ sse] .. '.~ ~ ~ (:;lU se sOJjn,~ blt'<;'Iling dlJJ IC;]l~] b!t te;}si1r

st.op'ptd ~y a pp·lri,ng surnl~ ~t"n n I ~ p~l'CS~ Il!l ant;' tn rrln~" alca. B I el~ i ,m G; lea n \\.:1 ~~l "iii t: [3 fT~:1Jn i_'~_( nut of t_e' :punil_:UU~~ . ~g ~,\·oid~ ng bloo{~ '\'~ss~ds USU~]Uy n~a~~ fo:" ,J more sucC,~5~ ~.·lii~. [_al[l~Ol:ti

5 . ., C I a :mp th.c pi i ~'I~ -d01lA'11l Q n the r.'J.] h it'~s ca II ii '11- he .spur J'O ~~!':v ~ ~h O!\![; n, Th li:'~ I)~·n' ;$ the h:Jrdf's,l .. h~f;~~u.~e nu, one wl.n S (0 :hun, ,am. an i mat. .~~ ke ('0 .. t:or~

in "h,ie : :at;( [hat dle pain [bs br'lf£ R_~lealS-e }~our' ~: i p on dHi~ pU~[

i m"1 e·dJ ~.3Itc~r 11 tel yo U c~ose [h eUl ~ ~n!dJ d1:e' wu (rst is <0\ ~ i .. us ( ,ho\\'

'ha tid UJI d oS-t; [h t'" 1,1 i,r~ l 0 ell~ u_re' a good [au~ ,11 d~ ffi (uh [:0 s~r ~rh ~ lhtn ,mrs of 'rourn-e r.1~ hi.ls nero o.nhr r.hc inn.:"S:.1\ un: u~C1d. ~ 0 pn:(l~t' ih!L

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Ajl?i I1CS,! Oberhaslis, Saancns, al1l'c~ "Toggc~hu rg~ ,arc rCl(~~ely' ri!~,au::d lIWFHJ ar-t' simi lar in ~_ u~p~" l~hey ,;l~ lor i,gj 11 a I ed i n rh e S:\~,iSSI AI p5 and ;a rc ~ he lie fo re reft: rrcdl t I~I as

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LJ~~:Jn,(has and N'uh~~ns! on [he' olhcf' ~lal!1dlj ~n.ri~~~la:tcd, ttl w;ltme'E' (~~WW~ares md are I[iilereiore' gmu,p~d [og;f:lhff as [r;opiicl' m orr desert breeds, The NubIan orlgi'nan::d in Afiril;t" ;mnd the L~~t~~r~cha, comes fro,m rhe \lZe~r C'OI~sr of the U'm i led Stares, As a !p"c~~tal Ful~, h[~'t11l11Ffi~~ a,K ~e~~,c::r sMwr~d U) ~rar.ll1J climates ~h!an [he Swiss breeds,

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w~ ~ I gi lI{e whe n she m ~ rures ~ b II t ~tOU can. :gel iji gocl'£1 idt'it br ~onk ~ IIn,g, ~u he'li d:i m"~ [111 i ~k

rCt"urdcS . An 3(\r,eragc doe ,"j el tis ,abcl M I 1 ~8,OO 1,")' ~ n d'S " or.'OO q Ll_3. r [5,.1 [) f W. 1 ru ~ k per yea·:. A, d,Qc~~ Ida, lY ~h,~; r,~c~c r :;'i '".~ you a f~~i r i dt-a I)],r' wh c~ht:.r ~.h,c w,~U be :;DJ g,ood mil k~ r;

CL ~" ~ ...Ji r! b -11' U 'I ~J

nil ~a.'ef'C~rrl UICS on i!JU oes [1131 p rove [0 oe (;OO~1 :m.~ I~ ~(f"r.s ~ nc 1 ~ (l c:

• A sof[, C'jjI.' i de ~ If 0 WJ rid udd er

• "tears d1i:i1i£ ~uC' d1i(' :!liiam, size, hang L,"\:rcnlr .. a[lj tit, arc' ~1IJ~~h t:n.ullillJg~ nut [0 drar; {Hi! d'Tl e g ou n d '0 r 'get Ea 111 g]fd in [h c Idoc'''~ I ~gs wh C W1 :5 h"," w a I Its

'. A v-.eU-roun,d~d. :r~b ca,g~~ indicad n.l~ rhar rhe d~e has plen~' of roorm ~~~~ ..

rl'1:ld i[O I~,t!.l lui I k P ["0 d ue I ~(j 1.1.

• A ,~'m:roIlg' j 3W' rhar clQSCS pm pcrly, ,~O eh e doc ha~ no trouh ~(;' eatin g '. /.tfO ill; ~ Sf IJ rdy ~ cg~,

• SOl ~'I,('_; u 'W i'~ has moo rh (,f);j,{

., ': Id~ifJ ,!i1l03[ 'maJ,~ he' bon'~ '\~rith, horn hud~ th~m '\~r~ll C'i;"C!i~j'f:uallr Fnn~r intu h~L~~.

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~'(jds~\litb, buds ar-e usuaU~, d~s;b~dded.~ because mature dair)" gf31s without horns arc

easier to manaae I. nd are less ~;kehr .. o injure [he~ herdmates or· hel r h II man ha ', ..

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ell Fah ·b ~ m! I m ~j. ~ ~ h ''Ojl

. - .. -. ~ - ,-- .. - '\ft- . - -.. -.. . . - . ~ -.. ...,-. -. . - .. -. ." . ".-... . . . -

. ers, .. I, t;l ,I]~ Ul . ~ ,R:~il'St.t: , .. lO1" S It)W[~l,, .. t:l :art: 11.CH. '. tn,\ ,. ~ .. ,(0 !ru aJ,\ e ,urns .. II oa.,[S;

htl r I'll "~i rh 0 n r: hn IJn.~ a Fe e~ U ecl pnl ~ed i

If \i'O - fda i rv herd ,j ,n rei ~ J,. ~cs no II (.(I. d oc;~ mIke (\C'rr3,1 n vuu r h u(k :i.~ d i ~h LIdded

J ~ ~ ~

r;a.ther rban p(}~~ed. Th, p~lled [rail[ is Hnl~:,'ed u.) ,(ID. g~nf!i! fur ~ ~ fr~r~lliry; ~f you breed

~, po~~cd bu~d~ h', ,~~OM - poUed"oes1 :hal of Irheir oflspri ng w,i~~ be in~'lp3b~'L' ,of [-ep.rod u·~ iJlg.

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,'I' ~l~. ~ he SfUCO[ to m a k~' a '~~ ~a ~l'f' m£d 0 t·j.],t: 1.0 lis OF ,ra,cci n~ ~ ~ tl ~ s; 'u: hc g()a r h as ~ll,ad" ,~1 nd rhe ,la -e' of Clc.h '.' Ask: for reoo 1iiI, Iiil,e- da.f!O ns r-ega rd i ng ru tu Fe Vlce ~ mW::iJdons" ~ f~rou ~ ive in [be same gt!ll e ral area, 6.11 d OUi: who [he ;lei ler's veteri n~' j~ ~l is ,_ geed ,gD~ r vete mol n arl ans ante hard '[0, fi nd,

kk "N·h~t ~j!iJ:~ ~U~' has ~'u~, e'ad[m,g, 3'1lilid i{ ,htai n If'uough ofrht~ S3JBl~C feed 10 ~as,I[' air least 1 week. If V'fi U "IFJ!~3in to 3'~ re r dll e . eed i ne n rog.ril un ~ [f1I]lJ idee drn i~ (lilan~,"~ i~:rfid lJa] ~ ~r

I ...,., ~ ~ r'- !i; i!!!! ~ ;J

0' e JJ1 S ure rb ar you r .n.a r ' &O~lr rem a i .~.s h fail [hy~

:S("fore 'you rake rl e gOilI h o me, ~~'k [he se'~ ler It) l ri m hooves, re ~~~O"Cl hu n~ b L id~! ~'\":lI!cr ru nare, :;)(n(~, .pe!for.nl ,amy 0 dle Ii ,ncfes~3ry p,rt!Jced, ures, E. ven 'th,L n'1LO st ru ~;I inc procedures a~',e snm,t: d~G[r,~~ of stress, '\'Ilh ich is t,on_5,dcr~bl'y reduced when . '11,~ ani mal ILl ride Fgn'es them in fa illli iliar SUI~· .. DUl1d ~ n~~

WO,'FkJ n,g wi rh goa rs ra n be' flius rrar i :rn,g 0 I'i rf;'it.v,ard i ng: fru~,~ f3~] ng: ; f yrou. [ry [0 WU rk asainst their nature .. rev ,;Jtl!,din~', ~f y.O'U nut rheir n~~ulre' 1"0 work for \I'OI,Jl. '(h" under-

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stan,ding: ~rh.r gO,;1U ~cr H du~.f dOlt you will bener IUtn\~' .how ~!l.' (r~~n rht:.m.~ un,d, 'd'e

ape I; "'em (;c wi II hc rn nr-c r,(~\\v~ r-d I ng.

Goats are ~ i -'c cats tl!1. rh 3 r dl ev are c U riou s a no in de nende n ~ a no do I'lei t'~ m uch

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m] h J h · b havlor el If' kJ ] ~

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~5 ty p cast': ~ '~.. "ew ier or nor men .' e . 3_ ,lor F' east's) ou, .. ~o 11 .. 10_~ .~ e :l at pea~e~

I h~m~ vou Q..If p~, the m to do 'wh at. p' ~ L:!lS~ roM"

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(;nial$ are' rS't)Ci~~ animals. A go:! [ ~-_hnllld, h::!v~' 3f: 'Ii~ast owruc (OnlJ'I3niu-n I whit~\ mi.l,'

be anol~helf g;(lr3'~ or some other type 0'" ,anjm~t 'No ,g'oa'~ should he housed J~,OJil~~

As rh I~ b k Vi

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. soon ,3,5 ) D Iil P ur MO U r mil eu ~ gtHUS u~ge er, o . t: o r L em [a es 0 _ er, o U! can

re-a.sjIy rel . wc~ ich gO;;llI~; is dme herd boss - W [f~ me one W ~~ d1C '~~J'Qt The h~rd boss 'is usual!~" me' [},de's[ doe ~ called th~ he' dJ 4ue;~11~ The u~Jl~r g~als won ~[ move un ltH the ht;M ;(1 Ut,~," I~ad£ r he: 'W,~ ", Il ~~ 1/1 ",1: h ~ rmg, h~~ f ~~~n'~ ~ 0 the: b~] ~S~ it h el he rd fa~ ~ s ~ n UJ (on fU.t~i·~ n until a ~rlliew leader rakes [(lIlDOI.W.hf.ll 'IOU, \~i5!il. a hem" ifvou don!![ eivc vour

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JIl,(' ru ion fi [Sf 'to the q ueen, she ~11 d is p~Jy jCJ Ions m i sbeh aV'i 0[.

lio~.'~5: p lo(~et t~~~,-~ ~~'f./~S b~i ~·ln.~i 19 ell.~nli!es with their 'h~rd. h~~d~i t~J~~: also blllU: he;;d_~ '\!Minn eadm, other in pltl)' a_rid U~ d.el[,~rm:iJ,wrue . h~'" peck~ng order:" ~~a,bJ guats p,~a:)I hy' pU5 h:~ .Dl,~ ~cI1, ( ~]m.c r ".'~ '~h, ,lth,~ir tu:ad~ ::Intl ~~' ~l[ try (0 p'U~lll,ilg~ i ns - .~'(j ULF. l~, 0 r h3nr[~. Doutt ~t'£. thir.:m,i because a;,~, a rUling guat groY{s .' p\ p~sh~ill1.g l'~.~,li'ns inro ~'U,~ ~n,z;'. ,I f :you tea ch yo~ = r goa ts "~h ~ lc t'hc:r an~ you n g A,a r ~ n p tJ:5~~ nRt" h U.\t t }'O u, -,hey 'wi ~ I hI(' ea.~' ta hI!; n.cl~c . ~~ I[h, "1' mal U FC~

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GOi1Jl~ gel atong \\~en \\'id, o~heF. iillW rn~-]als,. ~rh,eY' ""F!e o,CR~n kre,fl[ ~r. dH~ sar.mf! ~l3~, 'U .~ w~rh CalNS,. s'hc!:p" ho~c~~ or ,doirdre,ni .. t;Q'ili'r~, d,n e,~~c;(:,~,~llly '~\N:II '";r~'[h COW!iil hccau~c duo;, ear' :so m.t"' '~lh~n I S Thalr (.tn\':S \"V{HIl'~: ~(U , '\~'h ~ rcnJS cow,s car i 11 Ie Ir iu 11" Ihay ~ ~ t: l;:o~n s (UJr~l

• ill p,. ·ft.. i'!~'1Il' lli1iln,i[~;O~, ''']I~ K·.'o..o.tn "Ill' P' ro,; "'liS c'1I nd· ' i!Jf.ill;alr~ ' ... 't")J:!'i,ii2l"l] ..... r' ,; S "1i n ~:OI1ll i"li'm';' [.111 ~'1olLl' '0 fill i:Ji iIf1II'li'IJ'-e'

~ .. ~Illlk~~ ~~'Y!~~!II "·IIl:.. ~~~~'l III ~ "!.. ... I~ ~JI ._. Itf:i)~_§ .. ~I.lJ "-I o~~:· .~= I~ ~. ~~._._ll~ -' .. ~!Ii ".'I01~'" '.' _~~, QI~

~I ·1I...iU t~ ~ . .Ii av,liU 3 Olle U;~fo.,

Go~u~ atre sunler'iliJftc.s k(';IU ,,\;',i,rh, sheell) i~~aus-e '(hey ~ re g"'rn~~,al1~~ kJI m1 '~"hile' :d-flcrp a.k:' re~,il~~ flr~~ln,en.cd., .5.h~pi 't~l!ld [~ r.tJt~n~irn, l.~lr. ,c. \\thh ~O~,~1i ~Jl'~ILIJ~lJd..

,Don'k'fys ~rf ~om,e[im,~~tU]iuS:e(.t Wil~~ goa' ~ [Jj], I~elul t}ff prt:dafors. eSl1t'ciaJly ("or~ O'fr:S 31·~d dogs,~ w·:hi~h 'l~O .k~[O,~ ~~in .kl~k oJ~1 0' ,~h~s~' ~tWlf; lio~us, alsu g,e~ 3"· ~n~' ,grea[ with hor~1es. ~:I[1]1 [h,p- nifUi~[e:emdrn, (;~n~,II)'~ a ((1!M,m,Qml PQ'iJdce ~·as [0 hou$e a ,gOiJt' "v~;tlh a rJ.(;e~uj,r!!:~'. Sun1 ~ rrunlt:s be]o F'~ l .ii,aClr. ~ (0 Il'U peri u~r ,,~''O u1.d. '~n.eak W n ~uld 5 [eal a g{)jil'~.

m"ll k standi

PUb n~r on c npl~n i Ill( p~r ,~( ,ar. hili h;a,r ~~~l all yo U II ~Yd:t~, t:J.IU). e~~. a.~. ~~h·~ ~a nit;' l~ rn'i.~~ ~~c~ause. dn~y are In:l.d a!iilJw~iI!u:IJls~ .~,~a~5 'r,t:.I~d hJ all eat and '1.11t::'~' it' tthc. ~i.::n1lU~' ~ i me,

·H.. "r - .hev . '~'. ~'I d' ~ ··k' ';(]I ., "'~ . '!I~ h' '. - ' c, '1" ,'_ ,J .If' '. ,', ,JII ~ -"(]Ii' .I. ,',1 "II ~

OW~\ er, f e~ worn ~ .;l.~ nn. a·l· n~et ~ 'O~.i , ~ .. ercmre nc(.u ir:v~ CT alii, I I.na~ OP( n

OJ , re ro-. , '~," , .0'··· ..-,," '''!ii- - -- ,~.", - I.~~!I." -.... , -I --- II =~ b . ~~J-I- '. II ~'j - 'r I'

.Ings tor \, ale.l' .. ,·Ut' o!pe'nn~ pt."'.r SIX ~.:O e~~l[ ~( L rs s lOUUl ~ aueq Ll3TC~ '''L-I CFU.J fiI_~

'lin '~'ji )"' l""'II'In~~.lIi~ t 111"IV ,'liili'!l~l)n~ rrt._B Ililil~l""-',u '1IIn-:! iLAW ii'Ii,~. en y.tliiill r;o;: -I~I ~iI' I- vou have ,'IIi lot

lu, ,u.~ t '. I, ;n,~~ ~lIIJ ~}. .tt to:: 1111 !i.~'J: 'Ij, ~ lh .. II "!!.'I,'" . C'l: .. " I,,~,U III ~.!"'_. ~cl!' ,. r..:, !L .' ... t!lO.ll ...... , ,~ , 1 '!l.~ .', i' II,) ~ • ,_!!';;; !II.~ ,'""l''l

of :~O:1 ts Jj nd you ins tal ~ ~\, UTi n'~1 dcvi.ccs d~ at reA II J 1- to m.ati.call.~l!p you~!fI~. nccd.i~\\·cr

l'laJ f tb e amollJ nt rt.."qu,iJR..~ by' IM',!c :~!i1a _ . Kc~,p 'w,lii,t.'[eJml re :am' . to rc:m,C'm her 'who S~- s .~ h at. Aid j lw~t con[~1m .~·~If ' l,g'fC~ ~ aceordi m,g to lh~ "glll~'QliVW ~,g I. IU IF b..; - ors:

1_ -=llq~ o~itr 1-=:;_ th i nJugha,-_" h Igou_I~',: __ II!!. ·O.3.U rn3[. ear .. esh browse gJlleen, p'3.$rufeji or good 'ha:y "lee' 'less, cencenrrare than Ilpa[~ rhar I' r ~i'(de 0_ no brcs S~ or p\UUlr.e and. ,poo.F.~ quaJir.y' .~~a.)~,

, al. I;' }:I!a-''I p ~,'_:i'~all"" lIi.i. ~ A 'weru~tDndil'i(Hled ,·~al is tl ,hed OU'I' b!JJ.,I[, not

~ A' d" ~ ;; h' 'II> ~ ~ '-~ • bs A ' b'

I'" -,,' ,- -, -1- -I' - ',- "-,',,- -, - .-- -1- ,--,- -, ' - .. - -- -,,- ' .- , -, , ,--." - -,- , -

IJOO at.. : :, ,,, au) goa [ u: roo : ,,[U "1' ,II!'! n rOlW cal" ( .llee. aernr ' •. '. I, I ~I •. ell: g@ 3l.1:: or In ea. II g,oar

• 11... h L, ...li1if:, •. '~1 ('0 ~l b m..." d- d' Ib' lftI " , ~~! •

:15 UlO' ~. WIW n you em ~a " " , IlMW1IUIlJIj 0 ' Jl~~,W ru, • e1E:iIl~ m le fl. ,'DW~ Jj', a ~' in ,IJS I[) '0 II!JIj OOllJ,~

fe~d. more i?[.IDlrn., [fa eoar is, [00 tUJ :~eed ~.~~S arain,

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Ii' Ie gaa'I~[ , a.',eli Let ki,d~ n~bb,~c' on ,o:nO~'ni~lIiajtlt! ~ ' .. ~oon . ", dl~y ,are in(fcr(!,'itcd.

A~ fiu;rt·" dlle_l ,viiU jus' ml Iuth '(.'he ra ion .~ it - rh ·h:-lips" Inn as they .c~ro\y· thlC)" 'wUI

~ :' .0: l'111'~., "IIl..,. ~~ ~ ", ""... '~ "~- ,_II J, " h 'I~:::d", . - ,': ' " , " i',' JI ' .,.

II.e~u [iO rensn rJJj~eJf urne raste c ',WIDl IlJ,P ~eu.,.e[[ r ie u, are weane ,~,! aau

a]iy '~~ ark, up no 'I pound ofconcenrrate per d3y~ 'Whl n :feedl.in,g ny go~~ l P und o ' 1m OI[iC pern" diBJy. d [i'~Jii de ('he' concen - ra - e ,i n'[o NOI 'feed'i j)]lgs! m,Ofin i':n~, 3_1 d ~-VC'1l1 ~ rIDi!;. F ' din,; too ml r~ h cone '~n'~ 'I~ , J' once upsets m-hl flU1Jln n~s bal__n e.

,-, ,I ,~oa'l4S ·et'¥1 ,II lot p__ uelion,; l\II',,'UFf g1(~J,[:S d~:3}r are IUU pregnant or lactar-

i~g require ,3 maintenance rarion waI p,ro1vide jW[ lenou,g!] nurrienr ,(0 D.lrumtaiin 'the' 3n~.mars; heald~ Md 'bod.y \'Ic;w,gh _. A m~~' renance C)1[wnlJ]l .fOr w,enhe [S an_:_. 0IP~:n, dry does o 1 ;ood. brow' c: e Il' fa~tUJ fie n,-,,~. rn 01. ~ nchJ~e ron ' e~iI.fmFe. ,A. s up'p ~ e me ~ I[;ai feedin.g of ~ -;0 -,~ ~~ nund 1('1 '~co 2 ICUp~,) ofloo li]cc:n'tfak: pft !day :h,{J~~'€V~rt ] 1i1(:1l;-~ '[he' ~rolvth rare 0'" a ,mealt> ,0 3J r, "Ill p'roves ~' rn~ h · r -I'O~ 0 f, fi ~ r eoa f. j ~'. ~( ... ~ J ~ ; oar e _ ie W'~: i handle because 'they look o·mard ro yOU.F' rcgWl] H' visi ts wi th (he' fee,' 'C:i 11.

Open d.ry does or' ~1't: 1J1~.er rais eel in {1O nfln e In. e'D I[ ,m,a.' 'be, ed up r(~ I .po U ~ d (]I . t!l)~j']icentrate IP '1' daJy. The same app ies tn o~cmlldry dues ~.n(~ '~lt;th,ers that normtlU,y b rICD~\-fS_' 10 -: gr.~:le' bur. wh.ase eeding p~,r~'f r lis dis rupted 'b)ji bad \MlM' her or ~r' hose ,['0 mgt' su ppl· I~~ as 'bee n cu mi led by d rou,gh I~:" S ~ nee open dry doe and werhe S h 3, e

[ ..- 31- - '~ r. J'. -~ h l~cd

,,- ,'''-''1''1·''' '-'-':, T - .- "'1-,---' ,_-.'C '11'1 r. ~-l"r-- -. -, ''': -1'( , , .. "', i ,', -, ,'~' ','" ';J: - ','--", -',,' ',',' :-' 'I .a

. ow .ID't ~tn urUl__ n,;q IlJU.o;;.m(;]l.[$! rCl! u m,3f ,s~ ~ ~ ,mo n.cr _ Y ._ ee .I.ng 1'0 It: m. ~l e _ ~__ corn ~

b~ll'~c.f!ii 03JI[:S~ wheat, OF ·-h~l'm~ or mi~o i.nstcad Ig'~ cnmlnCln'crnaJl (OID'1Jj~nn·Zlnt:'. '1,_ 1,'O]e gF-ain~, rha ~.iIr,c' ,dry ;311£1 h~ lid do :nnf.· di§,t!~t 3.:Si lhf~U as grnins t hall! h;~v~ been njHoo~l~ ('1'; m ped ~ cracked ~ or Raked"

A . ' - -I i' Id d' ' .. ' . L.,,··., l...al, i , Ib' - ed h " ,'-I.Ji L. lil.~ , , .,' I _ i .' . Iii C ., P . egnaulJ'u Ff ee ru3J .1 S nor 3] u ~ UJ ,r~e, s o U III ne ~ep I on \l! mal n rena __ . ~ c.

ration until ·6 weess be' 0' e she gi\f' , "lbirlh. Then feed h, r ~ little ccncenrrate, gradu:_Hy ii.lr:a.cn!'~s~~~ d1ie ~~OUJiJl~. no J :p0u_1d ... All9~.,~r ~~'Ie. gil~les, birdl~1 continue :eed.i :' ~ pil'ulnd ~ ,day (,~ ~, poull1icll8 if ,he h s In~in~" I uf'u:H her kid are 61 weeks old, dlem"cgjn :grad u;~1 ~),. dec I'\e3JS ilI1 g rhe con cen r:ne., 'By the t1 me her ,kids are .3 'mern rhs old., the d.nt'

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S]'lOmu e 1[}.,a;Cj\ om tI;J m3Jnun3JJil~C tl['!lon,

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flIytinl,e you chl4J"S! a go _f!; die- , you run fhe nilik of di~1rL1p ing th rl11TICn1, digc.~r~nrw ,. cti\rity~ To keep your goat fi-om gctti rig !\.i[,d~'I make aJ dlLC&lJFY'

chan~, Jad ally. Wh n I, [~in r ' or d "Cll' ~hc amount of, -U[DJ-

c(:.ll'(rJrre ~1J go.arr g;ers~ do i,t glf~dlJany ov~r s.e\ r!:1~ €l::ty~. IfYQU hangc' rom

u n~ ki nd 0 r ha, U[[ COil ~~n'uare ro ano'[her, In ~ rh~ new feed \ '-i m me old in incre~in,G Iq Lliirnir'ies un[il 'I:ht; ~'\~ irch ~s ClOm p~e(~.

• The 3 rea un dcr I he d U(;,'~ ta i I rl11~n;· Ilt'cu,ml:' da rk II] IT S\VU ~ I,i:u ;J, I u.i \,VC L Vou

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rn (U see \U{; }f nnU,JJ.l [ I~M \~ I, se L ear ea I. ~ In es U'~ san wr Inc [©.,~ Jl r

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~Ih,c clfild l( f es rus,

• "I he (1I,fJt~ ~ l,i" ~,~ 'U"slll(t~\. Sh~' :nla>~ f~.a~;o n , '\~!a~ her rail, She n\9y I~~ ynu '1;] n d Ie her f."~ j' ~ U r' 1S,Im,c m.u,· 'IlU]i\iC ,J \'lllaJlr 'i f~'lU! tn{ to tnl!JiLh it-

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.' [lIt, doc' In a.r igh:e :JJnol'lt: fni~ k dl:..Th ~1IJ us u al j I!J~U be 1'0 re com ,i .II 1;, ii I~ [01 hea [ j, ~htln gi'~'e' ~,e~s; rn a~ than usual '~~)' a day or f\\"U.,

• Sh~ rnav nlOllJmU ,ai10d1cr doc as if she were a buck. or let orhcr do~

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A ,~JI[)i;' :gets :prliL~nant ,more ~'-s~,I~' ~r~,J h~~ more k~d~ ~,r sht', gain~: \vc,ig~ll~ staltW[f1lg

'~ f be~ II· b d' '"I 1 h 6' d \Wh" '~,', doe aainswel h

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" ,m~JlL~:Uje s te s re un[1 rnenn I arrerwaru.wnen "'~, oe ~JUitS' ~~lg (, mo ,e

eggs "I'[ntmsh~ f:o.ltl h,er o~\,,;uies dUl.illg estrus, Geu:ir.g a do~ [10' gJJim '~~~i,gh( ar breediug ti me is therefore i~t3JH!~dI Huslling . .I.~~ t1I~biJ1,g is ,lfnor~ ~ ~n~"u.[il,a_~, t ,ku a h.in du~ h~n hlf ~,', ,,,rcl, I -o ntdiifi nn ed doe. ·1 (l 'fJ'(_'i: th C max m m ~I; m Ibcn ch ~ ~f~lml n ilJlS ~ 1 n:g,~ '~"rn nn '!ir1(~ur

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du~s. hfd{)re ~ll,'~t:dlng sc~ason ..

\1~g.~w may fl ush does in one ofthree 1i\',3}rs; '. j\·iu.vc ~J\C fin ,to f(lc~h paSlt!l.R: ~

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• ft;~d 'lh ern ~!ilI it: X ~ r,;j ~ '2' to I pouud uf grdi 11 (J r ('~] nee n 'r r'Jt~ l·~ch ~J;]jr;

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= 0,. ;I :snlau rem or ill_ ~~rl\eel'~nng III ~ uc . .n1;1 ... , Ii1 .( .. e cce nIil1lC~~, IL~UI u. ~ t:l n en

iiftnl ~f no SUli[~I~lt': ~"f;din,g' btlu.~-ik is ~u::arby:. O'thr;,n~i's~~ I)~~ d_c ~.inu: fUu, rcliJU~nil£ ihc

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!)Il!~ ~ S ,.oc.:lur~nl!mf u: m,'! ~ C nn. i!lj1[C" ~ ~ our ~ J~ i1;~ no~ own JjU~ c, 1- ou nru~ _£

~I'[l'rt~n!e n~ lease one during b~·,~~tlUng season,

I f ~!U ~ f~ n d ;Jj, ~ u. j"fah'l e b ~ck 'n (."~ rhy. m,~~~~l" b reed ~ ng arra ngc'm en -~ '~l~~'f. h dl C 01N ncr ~ III ad va nee, ~'i, 11(1 ou t' 'wh erhe r ~ h e t. w n e r w i [I be r~3.rha b le on ~hiiJ n ,Il orice u nd \-\" h ~u (he' bfi~ed;ng ~~~I '\~·'ill be" Som,~ ~,[ud (}~~,~,~,ts '~~~t .. tu 1(C'1.~p ~hi~ (tOt·, r(H{t:'FD1 ~Ig~n Ul ,m~'k ·

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[su I e uliti I ~ . Jft:."'t1., 'Ii;" n h~ r . t:}f pe;.;; ,t ,~it U,l [u \"hll I """" II. U!t;;:, ~ n e ,"u'lt: ~ ~ 1),) ku. :."riO 'UU I/;;: .. ~ U ~ ~ ll ..... e nt r

hack ~U} m l~ 'l'l~r~ ~'h \'(UJ ~

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'Ni[~ Ina([~'r w~nm".h 'I)r~~d i n~, ~,~r!~llrnIltCf'men.1 ,!tOt) ip ~,t:::[~r,~ ,s~~k ~ ~,~ ong~, h,c~dd~J buuk 'I'haf~s, bc~'rnJ '~'d~ ,a 1100 ; or .. L~ ~·[HI piau 'Ul d.o :som~~ ~r;OU5, bre.eii m,g~ sel ~ rn hi~; kilts f~u bli'eifdn~.~~1 (~I .~J10W I!h~ ~:~Jspr,i.,nS'1 ['h~ 'bHh~:K, !thou lid 'be dl~ s.aJn~ bF,t'~d ,as fOtl r ,doe. ,~f

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~ -, I-,~ 1~.~.'d"·lf "~ ,._I .. 1i; , ..... ~,-- .~ •. ,. - d-·,r ,~- b',-·~",.-!I ~-, ,ill", ", '_'11"'--''';'~' -:--j~-",

1. __ .t utk ~ ,~" 1, ad n g jtn ,r (UTh tn~, 10 ILU':K n ,!1 . ~ ~ ~ eire &in .' I( CU, ~,n I!! ~ Ci. 0 en p r-ou In c~:s

lat,ger~ f~;, sterr-'gro\\r.i rng kids.

~rced a ~iber' doc' ro ,a hlB~k wi ~ h sood fiber qIll3Ii~. ~~I- ~li ~ d!l!~r~~ do,~ 1'0 a buck

h d h d d KI ~ ~Ik d ' 14 '" ~ dd

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doc"s 0 ~Isp r i n gl' s~'1 CC( i.l but: ~;\' \\' h o~c d:ru I'll h.a~ a ~[)ad udde r. 1 f Irh e bUCLk h;lS been b Fb~

~ I 0 .'~ r s;

Once you see the' hooves ~ the doe wi ~ I ~MI~l~ n a. ~e\\' 1110 re I imes ~ and OUt \1\\' i ~ i tlln1:~ a fIU~l,v~~'fn kid" Th~ Jt]~ .,·hould l~c·k. heir kId" ~~'hiid[1JJ ~~~rl.ilu~au,'"S: ir rn l~rc\'_'h(" and ere,atl~, a nnnd ~·'H;.n~l~~n, lill~f~'~hC'r and ~)~T5pri Iii!.f;~

. 'l~n\t nlan~l" kids ,a doe has depends on her a.g." and 'h·-e~d .. ;,\n older doe (ISUI)]]' has more 'kids: ar a lIT i nl ~ []1 a.1"1 til do~ g'i vi ng to i ill b, ro - rile ,f:1j,n;t ti 1iW,e'. An g,u Ii~ and ~"'~)~n] i~h g.o;I(.s have eirher nne UI1' Il.·wokjcl~". ,j!\ P~·~my usua~~y has tw'i ns, Most I: rher breeds h~.vc. fiE her' l\~ ins UF triplets. Nuhi~n~1 and m.yoln~.i.c spars, roar- have four or five klds ar a rime. A doe dlal is be s~dfIJ. [win, fll"i.p,leirf of' quadruple is more ll e~y ro hii\·12 IP",'hlW'Sj' U ~rh~~!s~ or q uads ... f~i~shing ~_ doe' he ore bret:~~ng i ncreases her rchafU:.·~~ uf :(Thnld l1ting ~f!jj. ulr il,~'1~.C k~,J,.l ~

, :F t h e d oc ~~~J R5 S(!f3 'i ni n g a,g~ ~ [ru ~ fie r f he H' 1i~1 ~.; id e me rges I d l'ir rhe 1 rs ( . ~i d 'J nd (un i[ i nro ;j, dean. OO',)l ou ,0' ~lanil1"s ~\1;]j.}',. ,O:O~ don'l ~'~an ( i [ ~o be' (lian~ph:d or rolled g,m wh~ le rhe ~~,·ond OHt" is ~ing bern. Seal te fre~h bedd~~' g ever d~e mess lei by I he:; ~1 rst hj rt h ~ Oft ~prt"',ad newspapers ln~h:i ud du:"' doC" to ~~\tc t h e nen 1< it:[ a clean 'ptu:J~

fFUi riU hH~.

St~'IIr \v+vh ·~tQ{lr doc' unfil,"o~rn dlr~' ,ocF"t~~n $hr; has ~l3d all her k-~d.~,; ''')~I dnn)t walTl{

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10 ~(j rne h,3.Cik later [,n Ii no, rhar 1j[ kid ha~ d ied IJOC;:llli~~~ rhe doe \\ as ~o b US~~ rak i n~ tare of rhe riF~t On(" ehat ~~"t: Llii(~n't (J 'an l[}(f ,'hl' ~,el: ]j'~d orn£'~ :face fu hil'l,p' ;(~ Ilfe~, he, The b i r ~'h ot" ki,b, ~ 51 c'xd"t I n:~, b: ~,E !C1.n ~1,~ ~[) he sc 3 ry the 'n fiE f j, wn~c ,J, rou m l" T.l~ ki~ !~,g; (.0 ~'O'Uii; doe and repearing her ntun~ in a rre~Mu__r-ing lone ,,~,i~~, help keep bod] of you cJ!lnl. No mateer hill~~r n~r'l.·uus vou are", SIal' 3:S, (aim as 1~'i[]iSsibl~ so dn~ do~ \viU

o{o ~ F""

rem i!!L~ ~111 t_'i!!l~ mID. [oL." wel ~ ~

,~f dl~ dot is s(tJJ.i,llJ~llJg ana vou S~ rWtl ~~OOV1tS, bu . no ~lOS~.~ rhe ,ki.d.~~ ~ '~;:Hi nla~ be

!IIi.... ill r.

t~~ld~d l'Mt:lk. In.lll] i,glu see a ~Th,t se ~nd nrnl) 1011 t" ho;}~~.' r no hooves, because one Olt

both k'Q~ arc fold('fj b~h:k~ In ~.ht"";Sc: 't~~l~l':S~ the dnc fiH .. "Cd~· ,yu~it h~]rj'. H,cw~s_~~hJt. HI d,n,; [] ~ Wa~h the ,ali~3 under rhe does i[~u'l WI f:h ~oap :) - d \\"~ - m Wal~t·-,

2~ S(r,_b ~'uU'l hands ~l\Iul aru~.s ~Jirh :soapl and wa~e.r :JLll1JdllltU O~ s~u~~gk3J ,gl.oVie;§;~ if }lfUJI, ,ha,;{,e'hem. I .. llJbliica~e )~ JIiJ Ii h~lIul \"idl ,,_\ aser-based ,~Ubr'~GLnl (K-Y jelL·, (l,r' liqu ~d i\1(lK~p,.,

3;i Reach I ns jde l'ht" d~ 'c' ,a nt~ fcc,1 I~) [1~,.Ii'~ id "8 ft~,~ t ~1J nd n, ~i'iC,

'. [f t ~,C' ki,d] ~s h(.~d j,s t u rned h3~k ~ rush f hc:' ,fcc I hack u nt i ~ ro u h~'~c' r~ )om rn n] Uliic r b c h ("a(1, ·0 rn·~··· dJ •

• ; [f one lOW' ~nfh lcg.'i are folded back~ pu,!i'h th(~ k~d hack am1cil try t@ bf~rJl,~ beth lees IOf',·ani. one ,3.r a rime, t:UPI }'UUJr "~.l1jjunj around each hut]f S 1 i~ doesn't ~~~lf the do~,.

lake rare UJ til-'rCnaJ~rnTh t:M.:n::·(~y \\',~~at ~t. is rOll ar.~ rt-t"n~g . .If rhe doe is d.lr-~~_n,g more tha n one ki d, diu"r may ~. ~ la n,~lru ttgel h~[f", f~~I~QW' ~ath ~e,g [0 dl e bod)" so you know d~ilt btldl.~~~S Del,on'g [u the ~I]]~ kid. ,I f~'\lo ~]dl. are (tJ.I.uiug ~h -ou~ ~I once, :rilllSb o ne ba('k to ~; ve rbe (H h e f m Jft:" roo IlJj •

... . .... W~nr:n ~ii[}U, h::l ve 0 ne ,kid j [1 pfop~~r pnJ!i,i.n Iln i i['ilJ k.~l h 0 lcll. of 00 til of t h~ kid ~s I~gs

' .... ,-nor] IJi) III u: !p,' n- I ~ 11;' '!~ t'll' n LI,II ;"'~ '1.5" ,I]', ~lIi .. Ib.'i -~ FlIi it L,..'Ir"" :d. ~ 1 ..... " ~ ~ F-I"~ 1~fi<!'!I; 1·~ )1' """Rl:.rl.'I'I;~, 'lj1ip: tI~fJ p' ,.t~q j):M 'r 11 b.1t;~;J ~Ii .",1 :r"m_~~;:,1t: , ~,/~ 11_. "r~.-I!II. n.,l:;r~ ,~!I-l_ UI .,n'!lo, .,~ ,,"0", ~',"~~l~,., _v= nu~ jj;_~~~~, • .r,;Io !f_.,_~_"'t.'~ .~. ~_ Ie __ I'll

ll.~h,~:rt rlj~ J~e b tlfJt ftt'tlin.illg;.

5 .. T~ rre\lc n I" 'i f[I,ltCc '~(~n d Ul·' ~i[) r0Vl, r i flI (fU,;, ion ~ dfct: f a~ ~ u h ~ kid ~ ille hnr~}) .s.~ rub ~'our hm(~~- [~k.c ~'[l UJtc..:dnt: ho.lu~~s~ ,rt'3: h ~Fts;id~ th~ d.ne ,aga~n" and Jt:pos~ IT. rhr:: hO'.luses,

U rou i~ll to get things sor~ed OUf: or your do~ .sH~lli 1115 ~or Inor.: d~al1 ~ 5 n~~niU.!H~!I ,~·idlalu ~i\'ino: hi nh." 'ge~' ,heln ilJlmedi:1!.[,e~lvr" -', d.oe dfliTh[ ha,~ (rnub"le ro'lJ n~, bir~h ruay'

.... t'i! co l"',. ~ .cJi

d.i~ .. h~r kids ~nay die,., 'l)'~ bodlJ mar ·di~~

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'IN

, olosrsum tS $cm1s'it~l!n:~' to hea ~ ,[( ir geu [00 hot, ir turns inro ;3 , li, k pndt:lin!;, and. in: andbodli s! arc d ,rrf)y~ l,

To pFiOpcrlr hear (;o!,u.stn_l'm~ IllH i[ into ~l double boiler [to prC\r,Cllf ~cul[l:bj~~J:;.lt c~ip om :J. Gu~d}r therrnomcrcr, .lnJ ,tir,t~adiJy.; lave a thermos borde fl~ ~ d l:W'td;, hOT water re~dy. \"VhMe hearing colostrum r do not remove' rhe rhcrmomercr or stirring spoon and rhcn return ~r to cht: ro'[~ of ~rou ~ll~y reinl'e r rhe oloserurn, '~lhcl!lJ t.h~ (]JI~,UMrUln reaches 1351) " pour 111 water out: n ' [he thermos and ~'ou in [he colo /"'fl1'm. ',,' C~ w 011 the li,d, and. wrap dl I[h"e~ mO:5 ~ n rowels.

- tell' 1 hour, op~n the rJ1~ J 10 and ( It [he ' olosrru m wi [h a dCalD rhermomercr; The tcmrc[';J'furc IH!!J!s;r h~ nlO 1(;.sSi th;)j111 1.30QE U [he fern perature dips b~lu\v [300~ [_'~fure I hour is l~pl yon' I[ have TO ~ rr over,

.. ~ilk i f; e",_, i r t treat rhan is rolo~frUJ1'1! ince P reuri [iO'flj de u"Oys the (~AE virus. Directions for pasteur;zing milk are given, on page ,123 ..

Coul the .. olo trum of mi~k If ) ] OO°,F bt:fo.n: fn..Ji rig .it: ro the ki .... The r~mp rure is just r~gh t when you CaJl1[ feel 3 drop. placed on the in ide Qf' rCUJIi wrist, .. u,rr~t; p'!l.~~'t;Ur~z.er5 have a serring for coloserum ... m,aiki,t],g hear

U earme n r e~' 5)r an do) ~ pre tll[

are I ike: .pu', ~. . ies _, ,alw,ay, :h3.p PY' l[i(]i·· , . you, Kids Ii' _ _i sed hy doe, en rhe 0 ther hand ~ -;eli1ld '~U be shy" urru~tt;$S you eake tin.1'e e'VI~,l1' d,~y to w,ork ar socialjl.i'n,~ It'h,cm,~ l\lnnr'l.1.c.r. reascul ~o barrle·feed rud5., is ['I ' keep some ,of dlle drl m in~ '~F 1nl1~t:l[ . n :alu:rna1ri\''e £01 b~t de; 'Kc'Cd,'j n,; 'h~ f' di]l'h~ :pM"rpOR is '['0 ~l (D11~[tS~ the d]1[] e' 3'[ n i,ghl r s~:pa .. :ra.'le~)r :firOlrrnllrh:l: k~ds when dle)l reach ~ '\\\4eelks of "igc" Millk the d.oe iml ',~'H~ morning f-or yDl1u~c~f~ Id'n:ll pur rhe lkJ1,d} i~ with her so they GUI nurse l'he JC5t 'of I~Jh,· d~y.,

Ve'(' ~ n orher r,(;3SIOll 'to ho'ttl e: ,~lLd, ,ki,ds W s [01 a v,01& ~'lprf.~ din g cap rl ne rrh ri '( is

en ephali j (-A';' )'t ;I, virus :for \,~:b.i(h no cere . ~ ,d no preventive measuo s ~f( kmlow fa excepr to break he' d isease ,(.yc'~'~".' (--:-rh,~' d isease d,Ot~S no r - 'le()[ ~.M'" "I ,3Jl~. ~I Th

es , W3}r eo . ,v,id rhis ~/ "IUS is [0 pu.rch,a:sc Ollmu~y' 'C1f:rrdllfl'e 'CA'" ~'[i:-fe' :g;oats. A doe thar is not certifilfd m,ay' be ,i,n,~;I~c'[~dJ '~~~'inh (he' virLis and pass IT on i[0' hJ~r kids" Krul& u.suaJl~y ;,ct ,CAl " ~,y nursin g f[i~:m an ] nfecred dJ . e (,' " "hi~1 :gh rh y m y also ' _ ~I rn fec~it:d befolwe'- h Y' are bo nll '0 m' '[hun 'lIi'h. con ~J't with ,i III fe\ct~d, ,gUi;J)[S a i e F b~[ r [h) '.

'0 t~ ~ e&,1! i ~l,G Ld,ds eolos [ -um ~1 d m U [(, lIUUl\Y n i[)O' b,t" ..'} .. ' - F ~'C' h e;~ i' Ibrea It i[ ~~,.

disease cycj~e. Colostrum ,alnd ImUI( -[rum cows, ,3;!;, well as :mUk r.eIPI~aoe'r 3'~r:_1hlb.I~' :~"lJ'm. rhe £arm store, are v~ us me and m=_y' be' :Fed. [01 kids instead ofgoar InUk, Kids raised on I(OW milk '01 - niIL~k rep;~ac. r, hO\'fe'\fCr:i dent gn:nWJ '~I '~;\f,dl 6lkid~ r-aised on. ,~u:u: mi:~IDt .

.. ~A£; is :miLD1K I i k~l v to 'b,t: trans m i ned rhro Y: _ h (0 losr urn - h_ ~ t ~I r'OJu~h mi I k~ 'liD ~u

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C'[DI,~'C]lsr:nJm ":n.d[ mHlk mu I~' ~c he~uf\d I[}O de [IlOV rhe leA" VWf'U~.,

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Each kid ::ihO,truJ.d, ~gctt: rn il L: 0 I" f~].~J ilk, replacer amou n dn,g 1[0 nor ] ess rhan I 5 perCf:n t,

nor more ,than. :2 5 ~e]'cen ',0 . ilbS bod." wei ghll[, each d 3J,y~ Ki I" .. 'k p[ at - 'he In-n a_~';i mlll'rnli of 25 :perocnt of m!i:r hod,}A lWjrc~,ght will :~O"! ,; ;35(, yd sleek, Kids :ke~'f closer: 0 rhc 15 percent ml '. imWlm \Y11~ I Sf ~ rt III i~lb h~'i ng 0 n 1111.), and 0 rher ,:0 lraF earl ie L".:lIillld be' eas i 'f' U)I \\~~urw.

'V'm,d es S L m 'r'~lc~, ell ,~r i: n ~ - rucri rms on 'OJ h 3" ir '[;I kC5, (0 ke-ep rnu~, li-, esrock he~_,(h/ and h __ ~ :py:~ 'l-ou'U le ,.11, wha r ryp - (f h us i n g r, n d :hO\ rnu b t: nd, y 'U r ;3Jl i-

'~ h c h IL. L ill,

n, _[' n~ --- ~ \ tlI '[0 I~ - ] ,-, . ~ 'm, no\\ "0 uF __ • _j - l'l_"m,

S - nf"e_f' Pu bli; _ nin,g

'IM.~ ~'~Ll'!I;:ir',II.JL!~n

_ n.d '~1 0\ - '[01 ha n c. lenda \\i[l rem ifldcr~ fir d~ il~T, ,\- kl t alll' rnon m;h~" r uti ne care,

- "'ovt:wi ng IlI"~f) Ihi Ilg fll'un ,,-\,] i, h b'rt:~d of' d ud ~

f' h. I[ 0, r _ ,~' .1 aJ1 he [ r ml, aJ,l r h '

'[Q buy :I b ~c, or dair~y' leal Tn wh 'Ore 01 H n L mark 'f fOI(j [11 nun ~ [hl~' '~, =[O=W ]~and'bo k r h - 'ou hUi\~r It - or .rate · mini- a rm For.

-:'n 0- profir, r both,

Gail Damerow IS he ed Ito r of If UriJ' Heri taRe rna "in€! d the au hoi1' of e.g h .' books. t n E Il.H:lli ng 'The C'hl' n Health Ha'ncJb k S;taFie 5' ""ide tp fila ~s, ng Cf:tfC - f1n5. and Yo t ""lrs," A K Tel:S Gutt1 to R,a~ sing ana S~la~ ~ng-.

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