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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

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Publisher Comments:

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.

The 3rd edition, now with 188,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features:

• "Fowl Disposition" — new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence

• Expanded coverage of hobby farming

• Disease section now includes information on avian influenza and fowl first aid

Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.

Praise for the book:

"I didn't know how much I didn't know until I bought this book." - Keith, Bakersfield, CA

Synopsis:

All the information farmers need, from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping the birds healthy and safe, is covered in this essential guide. The third edition, now with 188,000 copies in print, contains new and expanded features.

Synopsis:

Once you decide to raise chickens, you'll need all the information and advice you can get. And lucky for you, this book is as far as you'll have to look. A Guide to Raising Chickens contains everything you need to know, from starting your own backyard flock to putting eggs on the table. With easy-to-understand illustrations and text, this book shows you all about:

— Choosing the right breed

— Caring for chicks

--Feeding the growing flock

— Building feeders and shelters

— Collecting and storing eggs

— Preventing health problems

— Raising broilers for meat

— Showing your chickens

Synopsis:

Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.

About the Author

Gail Damerow is the author of many books on raising animals, including The Chicken Health Handbook, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, Draft Horses and Mules (coauthor with Alina Rice), Your Goats, and Your Chickens. She is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and former editor of Rural Heritage magazine. She and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee, where they raise chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, rabbits, and dairy goats. 

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Chicken-Raising Mentality

1. Choosing the Perfect Chicken

2. Housing

3. Feeding

4. Meat Bird Management

5. Butchering Day (and Good Eating to Follow)

6. Layer Management

7. Table Eggs

8. Managing Breeders

9. Incubation and Hatching

10. Chick Care

11. General Management

12. Health Management

13. Showing

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781603424691
Author:
Damerow, Gail
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Medical : Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
Subject:
Business & Economics-Industries - Agribusiness
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Storey's Guide to Raising
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.06 in 1.56 lb

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Product details 448 pages Storey Publishing - English 9781603424691 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , All the information farmers need, from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping the birds healthy and safe, is covered in this essential guide. The third edition, now with 188,000 copies in print, contains new and expanded features.
"Synopsis" by ,
Once you decide to raise chickens, you'll need all the information and advice you can get. And lucky for you, this book is as far as you'll have to look. A Guide to Raising Chickens contains everything you need to know, from starting your own backyard flock to putting eggs on the table. With easy-to-understand illustrations and text, this book shows you all about:

— Choosing the right breed

— Caring for chicks

--Feeding the growing flock

— Building feeders and shelters

— Collecting and storing eggs

— Preventing health problems

— Raising broilers for meat

— Showing your chickens

"Synopsis" by ,
Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.

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