Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide

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F+W Media, Apr 5, 2007 - Pets - 160 pages
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* Raising chickens as pets is a fashionable--and increasingly popular--hobby* Responds to market demand: Sales of chicken-keeping supplies and books have skyrocketed * Appeals to the growing number of people interested in a healthier, more organic lifestyleColorful, lively characters, chickens have become the hottest new garden accessory. This book shows enthusiasts exactly how to care for these endearing pets. The book covers everything from choosing the right breed to feeding and housing. In addition, there are fun sections on egg recipes, feather-and-egg craft projects and even a look at how chickens interact with children and other pets. From buying their first chicken to cooking with truly fresh eggs, readers will find advice and counsel for every step along the way!

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Review: Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide to Enjoying and Getting the Best from Chickens

User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

A starter book, suitable for middle school to adult reader with little or no experience with animals. Has some recipes and crafts that I added to my ever-growing file of what to do with eggs. Doesn't ... Read full review

Review: Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide to Enjoying and Getting the Best from Chickens

User Review  - Jennifer Miera - Goodreads

Even contains some egg crafts and recipes. Great pictures. Not very extensive on information on chicken raising. But I might consider buying just for the great pics. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Jeremy Hobson has a lifetime of farming experience and lives in Northern France.

Celia Lewis is an artist/craftsperson with a special interest in hens and other domestic birds. She lives in Surrey, England.

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