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.
- ISBN: 9781592537280
- ISBN: 1592537286
- Description: 176 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Quarry Books, 2011.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||636.5/Schneider (Text to phone)||Checked out||12/19/2014|
|General Note:|| Digital edition published in 2011.
|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.