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    DescriptionHere is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens -- from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.


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    Title
    Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gail Damerow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 720 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781603424691
    ISBN 10: 1603424695
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: WNF
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Libri: I-TE
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003020
    B&T Approval Code: A70010200
    DC22: 636.5
    B&T Approval Code: A63290000
    LC classification: SF487 .D185 2010
    DC23: 636.5083
    Thema V1.0: WNF
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    photographs & illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Imprint name
    Storey Publishing LLC
    Publication date
    16 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    North Adams
    Review quote
    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 "
    Back cover copy
    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