The Chicken Health Handbook

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9780882666112: The Chicken Health Handbook

Healthy chickens are happy chickens. This one-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You’ll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.

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This must-have reference for the small flock owner covers the problems and diseases common to chickens of all breeds and all ages. Generously illustrated, The Chicken Health Handbook teaches you how to:

* hatch healthy chicks

* provide proper nutrition

* fight parasites

* spot diseases and infections in their early stages

* protect flocks from predators

* build safe houses and yards

Practical charts in The Chicken Health Handbook help pinpoint common symptoms and causes of disease. An extensive alphabetic listing of diseases provides quick access to treatments and remedies for everything from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome.

About the Author:

Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry, Countryside, and Rural Heritage magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. 
 

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