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The Chicken Whisperer S Guide To Keeping Chickens Revised

Author : Andy Schneider
ISBN : 9781631593123
Genre : Nature
File Size : 46. 50 MB
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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.

50 Do It Yourself Projects For Keeping Chickens

Author : Janet Garman
ISBN : 9781510731769
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 87. 97 MB
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Get ready to jump into the world of chickens, one DIY project at a time. Owning and raising chickens doesn’t have to be an expensive hobby. With imagination, simple tools, and salvaged or bargain materials, you can make everything your flock needs for their health and safety. Buying a chicken coop can be a major expense. Follow the steps provided in the book to retro fit an existing structure into a chicken palace fit for the fanciest hens. Brooders, grow out pens, and chicken runs can easily be pulled together and give your feathered family a safe place to scratch and peck. If your chickens want fun activities, create boredom busters with the directions for a chicken swing, dust bath, outdoor roosts, front porches, and resting perches. Are you planning to raise your own sustainable flock? Building a nesting box area fit for the best broody is included. You can even set up a maternity ward and brooder pen in the coop. Dropping boards to dust baths, feeding stations to first aid, read and learn the simplest ways to provide the infrastructure and fun that your chickens need to grow and thrive. After all the project building, and chores are done, treat your flock to a delicious seasonal recipe with one of the recipes included. From beak to talon, you’re ready to tackle the needs of your flock with 50 DIY Projects you can create on a limited budget. Let’s get started!

Keeping Chickens

Author : Mindie Dittemore
ISBN : 9781510745841
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 80. 38 MB
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The best homesteading tips to raise happy, healthy chickens! Whether you have chickens already or are just thinking of starting your own flock, this book is packed full of valuable information that will help you raise and maintain a happy, healthy flock. Not only will you learn the basics like how to pick the right breeds, how to house, feed, and care for your birds, but you will also find craft, gardening, and DIY projects that will make taking care of your flock fun and entertaining! You will find tons of information on: Top breed picks for kids What should be in a coop and how to clean the coop Pros and cons of free range v. chicken coops When to expect your first egg How to train your chickens to be more friendly (and even do tricks!) Easy egg recipes and creative chicken crafts!

Hen And The Art Of Chicken Maintenance

Author : Martin Gurdon
ISBN : 1592283233
Genre : Pets
File Size : 68. 15 MB
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The Joy Of Keeping Chickens

Author : Jennifer Megyesi
ISBN : 9781626367050
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 33. 47 MB
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Finally backyard farmers who want to keep a few hens for eggs have a bible that's attractive enough to leave out on the coffee table, and inexpensive enough to purchase on a whim. This comprehensive guide, written in charming prose from the perspective of an organic farmer, will appeal to readers who are interested in raising chickens, or simply want the best knowledge about how to cook them. With this in mind, farmer and animal expert Jennifer Megyesi discusses all the basic details of raising the birds—general biology, health, food, choosing breeds, and so on—and she cuts through the smoke to identify what terms like "organic," "free-range," and so on really mean for poultry farmers and consumers. No chicken book would be complete without information on how to show chickens for prizes, and this is no different, but The Joy of Keeping Chickens also stresses the importance of self-sustainability and organic living, and the satisfaction of keeping heirloom breeds. Readers will appreciate the comprehensive nature of this readable, informative guide, and Megyesi's enthusiasm about keeping chickens. Coupled with Geoff Hansen's gorgeous full-color photographs, this text makes for an instant classic in the category.

Keeping Chickens For Dummies

Author : Pammy Riggs
ISBN : 9781119994176
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 35. 93 MB
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Provides readers with an introduction to all aspects of keeping chickens, from constructing a hutch to the correct feeding regime. Offering expert advice to the reader straight from the River Cottage 'Chicken Whisperer'.

Keeping Chickens For Profit

Author : Alan Thompson
ISBN : CORNELL:31924003108218
Genre : Poultry
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A Kid S Guide To Keeping Chickens

Author : Melissa Caughey
ISBN : 9781612124193
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 42. 78 MB
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Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have lots of fun doing it. Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, Caughey’s engaging advice helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed more than the imagination with egg-centric dishes like Mexican egg pizza.

Keeping Chickens 2015 Mini

Author : Andy Schneider
ISBN : 9781937994815
Genre :
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The sixteen-month, 7x7 Keeping Chickens 2015 Mini calendar features ways 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.

Keeping Chickens

Author : Beate Peitz
ISBN : 1910455598
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Providing a practical and easy to follow guide, including covering the basics of poultry husbandry, this is an ideal book for beginners interested in keeping chickens. The authors are experienced smallholders and share their advice with the aim of keeping healthy, happy chickens. The physical and behavioural attributes of domestic chickens are discussed in detail, advice on laying hens, breeding and raising chicks, housing, and feeding. Nutrition and health maintenance are also covered, along with egg production, slaughter, collecting eggs and poultry meat products, and egg-based recipes. Keeping Chickens is highly illustrated and adapted from the bestselling German book in its 9th edition. Beate and Leopold Peitz are both agriculturalists with extensive production animal keeping experience. [Subject: Farm Life, Chicken Keeping, Agricultural Science]

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