If you are considering raising your own chickens for eggs and meat, this handy and practical book is for you. You'll learn reasons why you should or maybe should not raise them.
The advice is taken from people with the self-sufficiency mindset. So you will read about what works best. From choosing the best chicken breeds, starting from baby chicks, or even learn how to hatch your chicks from eggs. Whether you live in the rural country or a close-together urban neighborhood, you will learn all you need to know with this very affordable book.
Table of Contents:
Advice from Ken Richter "Chicken Keeper"
Some Good Reasons for Raising Chickens
Some Precautions to Take
Breeds of Chickens
Raising Chickens from Little Chicks
How to Start Chickens from Eggs
Maintaining Your Chicken Coop
"Dual Purpose" The Best Chickens for Eggs and Meat
Feeding Your Chickens
Feeding Baby Chicks
A Few Final Thoughts
About Lee Baker
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Published March 28, 2013
by Tis Inc..
Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference.