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Chickens : the essential guide to choosing and keepin happy, healthy Hens

Author: Suzie Baldwin; Cristian Barnett; Becca Thorne
Publisher: London : Kyle, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Keeping chickens is fun, relaxing, and low maintenance, and you have the added benefit of your own known source of fresh eggs. This book offers guidance to the beginner needs to know, from whether to buy chicks or hens, what varieties to chose, how to tell if you're buying a healthy chicken and how to ensure it stays that way, and more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzie Baldwin; Cristian Barnett; Becca Thorne
ISBN: 9780857830692 0857830694
OCLC Number: 777911966
Description: 142 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Why keep chickens? --
Housing, equipment and feed --
Choosing your chickens and getting them home --
Daily care and behaviour --
Eggs --
Health and wellbeing.
Responsibility: Suzie Baldwin ; photography by Cristian Barnett ; illustrations by Becca Thorne.

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Suitable for beginners and more experienced hen owners, this title includes coverage that ranges from whether to buy chicks or hens, what varieties to chose, how to tell if you're buying a healthy  Read more...

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It's a great book for any first-time hen-keeper.' * YOU Magazine * A colourful 142-page book filled with everything you need to know about the birds, from details about the various different breeds Read more...

 
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