Keeping Chickens and Other Poultry: Looking After Hens, Ducks, Geese and Turkeys

Keeping Chickens and Other Poultry: Looking After Hens, Ducks, Geese and Turkeys

by Vivien Head
     
 

More and more people are enjoying the benefits of keeping poultry, and chickens are perhaps the most rewarding of all. This book provides a practical guide to chicken husbandry, from hatching your first chicks to cooking with produce that you know has come from happy, free-range birds.

There are clear step-by-step instructions on how to make your own incubator…  See more details below

Overview

More and more people are enjoying the benefits of keeping poultry, and chickens are perhaps the most rewarding of all. This book provides a practical guide to chicken husbandry, from hatching your first chicks to cooking with produce that you know has come from happy, free-range birds.

There are clear step-by-step instructions on how to make your own incubator and chicken coop, as well as advice on introducing a cockerel to the flock, broody hens, dealing with disease and much, much more.

Topics include:
. Anatomy of a chicken
. Choosing chickens
. Feeding
. Pests and diseases
. Eggs
. Ducks, geese and other poultry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848584945
Publisher:
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Vivian Head is a keen advocate of self-sufficiency, an ardent cook, gardener and author who lives in a country cottage in East Sussex. When she is not busy writing, she tends her allotment and kitchen herb garden, which is also home to her chickens and four beehives.

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