Chickens: tending a small-scale flock for pleasure and profit

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BowTie Press, Jun 25, 2005 - Nature - 144 pages
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Chickens puts the essential tips of chicken keeping at the fingertips of the hobby farmer. This must-have guide directs both new and experienced farmers through the nuances of tending a small-scale flock-for pleasure and for profit! Become more knowledgeable about your poultry and better appreciate the bountiful gifts they bestow. Book jacket.

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User Review  - Nova - Goodreads

This was a good primer on chicken care for beginners with lots of nice pictures and several lists of good resources. It could have gone into more detail on topics but at least it gives you a good place to start. I found it easy to read, enjoyable and informative. Read full review

Review: Chickens: Tending A Small-Scale Flock For Pleasure And Profit

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

This book does exactly what it sets out to do: to educate rookies and chicken mavens, alike (although its primary target is for beginners). Full of information on life-cycle, habitats, diet, and other ... Read full review


Introduction Why Chickens?
Chapter Two Which Chickens Are Best For You?
Chapter Three Chicken Shack or Coop de Ville?

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About the author (2005)

Sue Weaver sold her first freelance article in 1969. Since then she's marketed material to major horse periodicals including "The Western Horseman", "Horse Illustrated", and "Chronicle
of the Horse", "Flying Changes", "Horseman's Market", "Arabian Horse Times", "The Appaloosa News", "The Quarter Horse Journal", "Horse'n Around", and "The Brayer". In 2003 she began writing solely for "Hobby Farms" magazine and BowTie Press horse publications.

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