Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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Storey Books, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 341 pages
43 Reviews
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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Good reference book. - Goodreads
Great tips for daily management of the layers. - Goodreads
Still, an excellent overview of keeping chickens. - Goodreads
Lots of practical advice that is easy to follow. - Overstock.com

Review: Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care / Feeding / Facilities

User Review  - Jimbecker - Goodreads

Great tips for daily management of the layers. Food, water, and coop are addressed in detail. A must for my fowl friends! Read full review

Review: Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care / Feeding / Facilities

User Review  - Jimbecker - Goodreads

Great tips for daily management of the layers. Food, water, and coop are addressed in detail. A must for my fowl friends! Read full review

About the author (1995)

Gail Damerow is the go-to chick gal. Her books have sold over 790,000 copies and include The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, and The Chicken Encyclopedia. Gail is the editor of Rural Heritage magazine and writes regularly for Backyard Poultry magazine and Dairy Goat Journal. She and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee.

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