Choosing and Keeping Chickens

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T.F.H. Publications, 2006 - Pets - 208 pages
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Do you raise chickens as part of the family or as a livelihood? Are you looking for helpful information to provide the best care for your chickens? Or are you just curious to learn more about this popular animal? Choosing and Keeping Chickens provides detailed information about the most common types of chickens. Learn all about their appearance, key traits, general temperament, health concerns, and estimated life span. This book also describes characteristics of the eggs laid by each type of chicken as well as birds that best mix with each breed, so you can make better choices in setting up your coops. Seasonal guides detail the changing needs of chickens over the course of a year and reveal what every chicken keeper should look for as well as how to best arrange chicken housing in various climates. Whether you seek help with your chicken keeping, or just want to know more about chickens, Choosing and Keeping Chickens can help you become more knowledgeable about this fascinating bird.

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User Review  - EvaElisabeth - LibraryThing

I particularly liked this book for its description of the various breeds. I don't have any chickens yet but it seems like a nice all-rounder while still providing a good amount of information. Read full review


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CHRIS GRAHAM is a co-founder of The Rangers Standard and writer for Seventy2 magazine. He has appeared on Scotland Tonight, Newsnight Scotland, Reporting and STV News to discuss a variety of Rangers-related issues. He has written about Rangers for the Scotland on Sunday and made appearances on Rangers podcasts.

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