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The chicken whisperer's guide to keeping chickens : everything you need to know-- and didn't know you needed to know about backyard and urban chickens / Andy G. Schneider and Brigid McCrea.

Schneider, Andy G. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781592537280
  • ISBN: 1592537286
  • Description: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2011.

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General Note: Digital edition published in 2011.
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 169) and index.
Contents Note: Power to the poultry: the growing urban chicken movement -- Henology : know thy hen for she is great -- Backyard outlaws : are chickens allowed where you live? what should you do if they aren't? -- Prep work : getting your home and yard ready -- Incubation : so you're egg-specting? -- The art of brooding : preparing the nursery for your new arrivals -- Home sweet home : coops and runs -- Safe and sound : protecting your flock from predators -- Nutrition : common management questions and suggestions -- Illness and ailments : prevention and treatment -- Appendix : egg artistry : what to do with all those eggs (besides eat them).
Summary: Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard.
Subject: Chickens.
Urban agriculture.
McCrea, Brigid. (Added Author).

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