Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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Storey Publishing, Jan 1, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 341 pages
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Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.


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User Review  - ljp451 -

This is a very comprehensive resource for both the novice chicken raiser and one with more experience. It covers a lot of ground is especially good for someone with new chicks. Lots of practical advice that is easy to follow. A great value on Overstock too! Read full review

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User Review  - mychickensrock -

We got are chickens in August and they are wonderful critters.Often had to refer to the internet when I had questions on raising chickens then came across this book on .Nothing beats a ... Read full review


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Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry, Countryside, and Rural Heritage magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard.

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