Beginner's Guide to Chickens: A Touch of the Good Life
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Beginner's Guide to Chickens: A Touch of the Good Life

by Lee Faber
     
 

Many of us dream of abandoning the rat race and migrating to “the country” for a more satisfying, self-sustaining existence. Our idyllic new life might even include a few chickens pecking around the backyard, providing us with lovely fresh eggs. However, this book isn’t only for country and suburban dwellers. A bit of outdoor space and a great

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Many of us dream of abandoning the rat race and migrating to “the country” for a more satisfying, self-sustaining existence. Our idyllic new life might even include a few chickens pecking around the backyard, providing us with lovely fresh eggs. However, this book isn’t only for country and suburban dwellers. A bit of outdoor space and a great deal of determination can make this dream a reality, even in the inner-city.

This handy manual tells you everything you need to get started and rear chickens successfully. All the most important considerations when keeping poultry are covered, including:

  • A guide to the different breeds that are available, and how to choose the right one for your needs
  • Practical advice on raising chicks and how to create the right environment for roosting and nesting
  • How to keep your chickens safe and clean, with guidance on handling, feeding and watering, and recipes for different feed mixes and supplements
  • A collection of recipes for classic egg and chicken dishes

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435117679
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
04/11/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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