The Complete Idiot's Guide To Raising Chickens

Everything You Need to Know to Care for Your Own Flock of Chickens
Author(s): Jerome D. Belanger
Original Publish Date: Apr 06, 2010
Product Number: EB00633023
Released: Feb 03, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101223710
Publisher: Alpha
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An eggcellent guide to raising backyard chickens! Raising chickens is a growing trend hitting urban and suburban areas, as well as the country as people look for ways to exert more control over their food supply in these uncertain times. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens is a true beginner's guide, covering every aspect of raising chickens, whether one lives in the country, suburb, or city. If you want your own supply of organic, additive-free, free-range eggs, and want to know exactly how to acquire and keep your chickens healthy and egg producing, this book shows you how. Learn how to: - Choose whether to start with chicks, pullets, or hens; and which breeds are best - Pick the right chicken coop for your needs - Feed, water, heat, and sanitize your chickens - Deal with common health and behavioral concerns - Preserve the eggs you want and sell off the excess So what the flock are you waiting for? Start raising chickens today!

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