The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens

The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens

Everything You Need to Know-- and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens

Book - 2017
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Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard.
Publisher: Beverly, MA :, Quarry Books,, 2017.
Edition: Revised edition.
ISBN: 9781631593123
1631593129
Characteristics: 184 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: McCrea, Brigid - Author
Contents: Power to the poultry: the growing urban chicken movement
Henology : know thy hen for she is great
Backyard outlaws : are chickens allowed where you live? what should you do if they aren't?
Prep work : getting your home and yard ready
Incubation : so you're egg-specting?
The art of brooding : preparing the nursery for your new arrivals
Home sweet home : coops and runs
Safe and sound : protecting your flock from predators
Nutrition : common management questions and suggestions
Illness and ailments : prevention and treatment
Appendix I : egg artistry : what to do with all those eggs (besides eat them)
Appendix II : Biosecurity.
Summary: Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard.

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Jul 15, 2012

Excellent detail, helpful for those considering or already raising chickens. Pictures and track marks for common predators are included.

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