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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Keeping Chickens

User Review  - williebird - Overstock.com

This book is great everything you need to know to raise some chickens on a small scale. It also includes craft projects that are great for your kids. Would recommend this book very highly. Read full review

Great Book

User Review  - courteouscats - Overstock.com

This book is great for someone just starting out. All the basics lots of picture and tons of info! I like it! 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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