Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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Here 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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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 28mm | 719.99g
  • Storey Publishing LLC
  • North AdamsUnited States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • photographs & illustrations throughout
  • 1603424695
  • 9781603424691
  • 24,242

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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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