Keep Chickens!: Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs, and Other Small Spaces

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Storey Pub., 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 150 pages
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She identifies which breeds are happiest in small spaces; gives you simple instructions on feeding and caring for chickens; lists the equipment you'll need; discusses coop design, from the simple to the stylish; teaches you how to gather eggs; explains how chickens can help fertilize your garden while eliminating weeds and garden pests; and gives you the low-down on how to start a mini-chicken ranch that complies with city ordinances. Everything you need to know about raising healthy chickens in a small space is in this book. So if you've got a yen for your own flock of hens, check out Keep Chickens! Book jacket.

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User Review  - ladybug74 - LibraryThing

My husband ordered this book after we started raising chickens in our small back yard. Because of the title of this book, we thought it might be the most appropriate one for us. It has some good tips ... Read full review

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User Review  - karenmomof3boys - Overstock.com

Great Book! Very Informative! The author has a great sense of humor and weaves her funny stories throughout the book. This book has been my chicken bible for the last month. I originally rented it from the library but had to have a copy of my own. Love it! Read full review

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About the author (2003)

A paralegal who is passionate about poultry, Barbara Kilarski has published articles in a variety of print and web venues, mainly in the Pacific Northwest. She lives with The Girls--Lucy (a New Hampshire Red), Whoopee (an AustraLorp), and ZsaZsa (a Barred Plymouth Rock) in Portland, Oregon.

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