Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care / Feeding / Facilities 2nd Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 128 ratings
ISBN-13: 978-1580173254
ISBN-10: 158017325X
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“Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more.  Many photos and illustrations, tables and index.” – Back Home

 

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Once you decide to raise chickens, you'll need all the information and advice you can get. And lucky for you, this book is as far as you'll have to look. A Guide to Raising Chickens contains everything you need to know, from starting your own backyard flock to putting eggs on the table. With easy-to-understand illustrations and text, this book shows you all about:

-- Choosing the right breed

-- Caring for chicks

--Feeding the growing flock

-- Building feeders and shelters

-- Collecting and storing eggs

-- Preventing health problems

-- Raising broilers for meat

-- Showing your chickens


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4.0 out of 5 stars Eggs, Eating, Showing - the lot ...
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5.0 out of 5 stars a good primer for the would be chicken keeper
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 27, 2014
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3.0 out of 5 stars Understanding my ladies
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