Living with Chickens: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock by Jay Rossier | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Living with Chickens: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock

Living with Chickens: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock

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by Jay Rossier
     
 

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Chickens -- why not? Tens of thousands of people in all areas of the country enjoy raising these birds, whether for food or companionship. Of course, you may want to read Living with Chickens just for the sheer joy of it. Straightforward prose and illustrations give any future chicken farmer the tools he or she needs to get started. Jay Rossier draws on his own

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Chickens -- why not? Tens of thousands of people in all areas of the country enjoy raising these birds, whether for food or companionship. Of course, you may want to read Living with Chickens just for the sheer joy of it. Straightforward prose and illustrations give any future chicken farmer the tools he or she needs to get started. Jay Rossier draws on his own experiences and those of his fellow poultrymen in discussing everything from feeding and housing the birds to keeping marauders from invading the coop. Personal anecdotes, interesting facts, and lush, full-color photographs round out this indispensable guide.

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"In this charming book, the authors provide a nice overview of the basics of poultry keeping for those new to the hobby. Beautiful color photographs throughout demonstrate the appeal of chickens, adding to the value of this nice primer on backyard chicken keeping." —Booklist

"LIVING WITH CHICKENS will help birds and their owners live in harmony and health. Rossier's easy-going style will be welcomed by both new and experienced poultry owners." —Stephen Green-Armytage, EXTRAORDINARY CHICKENS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599215945
Publisher:
Globe Pequot Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
684,062
File size:
11 MB
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Meet the Author

Jay Rossier is coauthor of A New Lease On Farmland, published by the E. F. Schumacher Society, and writes occasional book reviews for Northern Woodlands magazine. In addition to being a husband and a parent, he reads, writes, and looks after various fowls in Vershire, Vermont.

Geoff Hansen is a photographer and editor at New Hampshire's Valley News and author of My Life As a Dog: The Many Moods of Lucy. His work has appeared in Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, and the Boston Globe. He lives in Tunbridge, Vermont, with his wife and daughter.

The American Poultry Association, founded in 1873 to help hold up the value of standard-bred poultry and pure breeding, supports sanctioned meets at country-wide poultry shows, and publishes a quarterly newsletter and annual yearbook.

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