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Storey's guide to raising chickens : care, feeding, facilities

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2010.
Series: Storey's guide to raising series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens includes all the information farmers need -- from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping the birds healthy and safe from predators -- to keep chickens or run an egg business. This edition also features: a chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and information on avian influenza and fowl first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Nonfiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Damerow
ISBN: 9781603424707 1603424709 9781603424691 1603424695
OCLC Number: 467356018
Description: viii, 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Choosing a breed --
Fowl disposition --
Shelter --
Feed and water --
Routine management --
Health care --
Laying-hen management --
Eggs for eating --
Managing a breeder flock --
Hatching eggs --
Chick care --
Exhibiting your chickens --
Managing meat birds --
Meat on the table.
Series Title: Storey's guide to raising series.
Other Titles: Guide to raising chickens
Responsibility: Gail Damerow.

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A guide to raising one chicken or one hundred. It features topics from starting a backyard flock to putting eggs on the table.  Read more...

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-Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, Read more...

 
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