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    DescriptionChickens are back! More-relaxed suburban and urban ordinances on raising and housing chickens, plus the desire for homeowners to become more self-sufficient as "backyard homesteaders," has led to renewed interest across the country in keeping chickens."Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader" is packed with tips, strategies, and advice that gives readers the confidence to look after their hens and avoid common problems.


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    Title
    Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader
    Subtitle
    The Essential Guide to Choosing and Keeping Happy, Healthy Hens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Suzie Baldwin, Illustrated by Becca Thorne, By (photographer) Cristian Barnett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 142
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781580117135
    ISBN 10: 1580117139
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    DC21: 636
    BIC E4L: ENV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.8
    BIC subject category V2: TVH
    B&T General Subject: 560
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: RNU
    Ingram Subject Code: HO
    Libri: I-HO
    BIC subject category V2: VSZ
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24850
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    DC22: 636.5
    BISAC V2.8: HOM022000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 636
    LC classification: SF487 .B17 2013
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Creative Homeowner
    Imprint name
    Creative Homeowner
    Publication date
    22 February 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Author Information
    Suzie Baldwin grew up on a farm in Devon, UK, and has kept chickens for more than 20 years. Baldwin's special interest is in promoting the positive welfare of chickens, particularly now that they are increasingly part of the suburban and semi-urban landscape. She runs regular beginner courses on keeping chickens.
    Back cover copy
    - Getting Started: the best chickens to choose and how to house them and acclimate them- Daily Care: how often to feed your hens, plus what to do witht he chickens when you go away- Behavior: what's normal for chickens, and how to deal with any problems- Eggs: how many you can expect from your hens and for how long- Health: how to treat your chickens when they show signs of distress
    Table of contents
    Why Keep Chickens?   Housing, Equipment, and Feed   Choosing Your Chickens and Getting Them Home   Daily Care and Behavior   Eggs   Health and Well-Being   Glossary   Index   Resources