The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them, How to Keep Them

The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them, How to Keep Them

by Celia Lewis
     
 

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Chickens are fun, useful, and easy to keep. If you have ever considered raising your own backyard flock, The Illustrated Guide to Chickens is the book for you! It offers practical advice and contains all the information you need to choose from one of the 100 most familiar breeds of chicken in North America and Europe to raise. Each breed’s profile is

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Chickens are fun, useful, and easy to keep. If you have ever considered raising your own backyard flock, The Illustrated Guide to Chickens is the book for you! It offers practical advice and contains all the information you need to choose from one of the 100 most familiar breeds of chicken in North America and Europe to raise. Each breed’s profile is written in engaging text that covers its history and main characteristics. You’ll also find practical advice about poultry rearing and husbandry and the pros and cons of pure breeds, hybrids, bantams, game foul, and the like.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616084257
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Celia Lewis started her art career studying life and portrait charcoal drawing with Signorina Simi in Florence. She has taken part in group, private, and national exhibitions and has won several prizes, including the 2005 Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (RI) medal. She lives in England.

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