Chickens: tending a small-scale flock for pleasure and profit
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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Introduction Why Chickens?
Chapter Two Which Chickens Are Best For You?
Chapter Three Chicken Shack or Coop de Ville?
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