Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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This third edition of 438-black and white pages includes information on training chickens and understand fowl behaviour, dealing with predators, free-range feeding options, diseases, daily management of laying hens, exhibiting,...
9781603424691
Gail Damerow
438
Softcover
SKU: STOREYRAISCHICK
Poultry Book
ABK Publications
 Books,Poultry
Description

This third edition of 438-black and white pages includes information on training chickens and understand fowl behaviour, dealing with predators, free-range feeding options, diseases, daily management of laying hens, exhibiting, feeder and coop designs.

Whether you are raising a couple of backyard chickens or a flock this book has all you need to keep your birds safe and healthy.
CONTENTS
Choosing a Breed
Fowl Disposition
Shelter
Feed and Water
Routine Management
Health Care
Laying-Hen Management
Eggs for Eating
Managing a Breeder Flock
Hatching Eggs
Chick Care
Exhibiting Your Chickens
Managing Meat Breeds and More

Gail Damerow has been captivated by chickens for over 40 years, raising dozens of different breeds. She is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and has authored many books on the subject. Ron Macher from Small Farm Today says ‘This is the best single book on chicken raising I have seen’.