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The Urban Hen: A practical guide to keeping poultry in a town or city

The Urban Hen: A practical guide to keeping poultry in a town or city

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by Paul Peacock
     
 

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"The Urban Hen" is the perfect companion for the city poultry keeper and shows you how to maintain a happy, healthy garden or backyard flock in towns and cities. Paul Peacock shows you how to: find the best poultry for the small garden and house them properly, feed your birds, tune in to their daily needs and enjoy your own eggs; avoid annoying the neighbours by

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"The Urban Hen" is the perfect companion for the city poultry keeper and shows you how to maintain a happy, healthy garden or backyard flock in towns and cities. Paul Peacock shows you how to: find the best poultry for the small garden and house them properly, feed your birds, tune in to their daily needs and enjoy your own eggs; avoid annoying the neighbours by showing that it is possible to keep poultry without attracting unwelcome pests; recognise healthy happy birds and learn their daily routine; recognise poorly hens; treat them or get help; and, incubate and care for fertilised eggs and raise chicks.

Editorial Reviews

www.gardenaction.co.uk
The "Urban Hen" takes you step by step through everything you will ever need to know about keeping hens. We thoroughly recommend this book to any one thinking about keeping chickens. It highlights the difficulties and the advantages in very clear terms. And if you decide to keep chickens then this book has everything you need to feed and care for them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848034631
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
07/01/2011
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
300
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

PAUL PEACOCK has himself kept chickenss - sometimes in small, urban spaces - and has written numerous books and articles on the subject. Paul owns the successful City Cottage online magazine, is a published expert on gardening and smallholding and advises a major city council on public beekeeping. Paul also writes for the Daily Mirror as Mr Digwell.

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