9781580173254

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care / Feeding / Facilities

Damerow, Gail

ISBN 10: 158017325X / 1-58017-325-X
ISBN 13: 9781580173254
Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: 1995
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.


Review:
Once you decide to raise chickens, you'll need all the information and advice you can get. And lucky for you, this book is as far as you'll have to look. A Guide to Raising Chickens contains everything you need to know, from starting your own backyard flock to putting eggs on the table. With easy-to-understand illustrations and text, this book shows you all about:

-- Choosing the right breed

-- Caring for chicks

--Feeding the growing flock

-- Building feeders and shelters

-- Collecting and storing eggs

-- Preventing health problems

-- Raising broilers for meat

-- Showing your chickens

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