Raising Chickens

Raising Chickens

by Robert T. Ludlow and Kimberly Willis

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/06/2015

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Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods

Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more.

Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular--and growing--pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds.

  • Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens
  • Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens
  • Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens
  • Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens

Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.

ISBN:
9781118982785
9781118982785
Category:
Animal husbandry
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-06-2015
Language:
English
Publisher:
John\Wiley#& Sons, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Edition:
2nd Edition
Dimensions (mm):
233.7x185.39x25.4mm
Weight:
0.57kg

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