Storey's guide to raising chickens 4th Edition

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Whether you re raising a few backyard chickens or a flock of 100, this is the book you need to keep your birds healthy and safe. With the most up-to-date information on shelter, food, eggs, chicks, health care, and meat, this time-tested authority can hel


Storey's guide to raising chickens : breed selection, facilities, feeding, health care, managing layers & meat birds / by Gail Damerow.

Whether you re raising a few backyard chickens or a flock of 100, this is the book you need to keep your birds healthy and safe. With the most up-to-date information on shelter, food, eggs, chicks, health care, and meat, this time-tested authority can help beginners and seasoned pros alike find success with a flock.

Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow's comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You'll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication makes the sections on flock management truly authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity and information about chicken breeds, anatomy, and health.

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 birds -- Meat on the table.

 

ISBN: 978-1-61212-930-3

2017 Paperback.

Pages: 414; illustrated (coloured).

 

Raising Chickens.

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