Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English
All You Need to Know to Care for a Happy, Healthy Flock
ISBN10: 1600594905 ISBN13: 9781600594908 Publisher: Lark Books Published: Apr 6 2010 Pages: 135 Weight: 1.24lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 8.25" Depth: 0.75" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English
Have you heard the news: chickens have left the farm and made themselves at home in neighborhoods everywhere For anyone ready to put their eggs in this basket, here is the perfect beginner's guide to raising chickens, with information on choosing a breed, acquiring the chicks, and housing, feeding, and caring for them. Plus, it provides the lowdown on eggs, including "egg"celent recipes, and profiles of people who have taken on the chicken-rearing challenge. Includes two projects with exploded woodworking illustrations and photos: a simple nesting box and a wildly creative mobile chicken tractor.