Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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Gail Damerow shows you how to choose the right breeds for your needs, build efficient chicken coops, provide necessary medical attention for your animals, and much more. Whether you're raising broilers for meat or preparing your chickens to win a blue ribbon at the next county fair, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens will help you achieve your poultry-raising goals.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 28mm | 719.99g
  • Storey Publishing LLC
  • North Adams, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • photographs & illustrations throughout
  • 1603424695
  • 9781603424691
  • 32,964

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 "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 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" 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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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
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1,060 ratings
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