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.
Topics: Disease, Farming, Chickens, Animals, Sustainability , Informative, and Guides
Published: Storey Publishing an imprint of Workman eBooks on May 19, 2010
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This book is easy to read with lots of excellent, down-to-earth suggestions for any chicken raiser, whether you've got a couple of hens in the backyard for eggs or a whole flock for show and food. A nice addition to the new edition is information about chicken temperment. Damerow definatly saw that her audience now included more first-time chicken keepers and writes with them in mind in these sections. more