The Contented Chook is a 272-colour page soft cover book inspired by one of ABC Gardening Australia magazine’s most popular reader competitions, to find Australia’s best ‘Poultry Palace’, This book is full of ideas to create show-stopping and heart-warming home for your chooks.
A book of everyday inspiration, this book is a sumptuous and quirky appreciation of the practical requirements (as well as those special luxuries), that your hens deserve to be genuinely happy.
Featuring over 200 photographs and more than 60 inventive examples of Aussie chook houses, the book also includes all the basics of caring for your chickens: there is a breed-by-breed guide to selecting the right chook for you, and vital information on raising them, feeding them, and keeping them healthy and safe.
With yummy essential egg recipes from Matthew Evans, and Josh Byrne’s guide to making a basic hen house, this is the ideal book for anyone who has chooks, is simply dreams of owning chooks.
The layout of this book is quirky and full of creative colour examples to support the text. A great family read.