Choosing & raising chickens the complete guide to breeds and welfare / Jeremy Hobson and Celia Lewis.
Discover which breeds are best suited to you and your lifestyle, and find the perfect match with this practical and comprehensive guide to choosing and raising chickens.
Includes essential practical information on feeding, housing and welfare as well as an easy-to-use chicken selector to help you choose the most suitable breeds.
Detailed statistics and information cover everything from egg-laying to ease of keeping for over 70 different breeds of chicken.
Keeping chickens is fun and low maintenance, suitable for both urban areas and country gardens, and can save you money on buying eggs.
Contents: Anatomy of a Chicken -- Deciding to keep chickens -- Chicken Breeds -- Hybrids -- Rescue & Ex-Battery Birds -- Cock-Crowing Competitions -- Housing -- Buying -- Feeding -- Breeding -- Eggs -- Health & Care -- Chicken Selector.
Pages: 160; Illustrated (colour)
Poultry Book, Chicken, Hen, Chook, Fowl, Bantam, chicken coop.
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