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Your Chickens: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing

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Publisher Comments:

This book tells you everything that you need to know about raising chickens, including information on choosing, purchasing, raising, and showing all types. Whether you want to raise chickens for fun or to make money, Gail Damerow gives you her friendly adn wise advice on the subject. You will also find important charts and checklists. You'll learn the answers to such questions as:

Synopsis:

For ages 9 and up, this is an accessible and encouraging guide to raising your own chickens. Whether you want to show them, raise them for money,

Synopsis:

For ages 9 and up, this is an accessible and encouraging guide to raising your own chickens. Whether you want to show them, raise them for money,

About the Author

Author Gail Damerow lives in Gainesboro, Tennessee, and operates a small-scale farm raising chickens and other farm animals. She has raised chickens since 1970 when she bought her first home, which "came with chickens." Gail has been a creative writing instructor at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville since 1988. She is the editor of Rural Heritage magazine, a monthly columnist for Dairy Goat Journal, and the author of several Storey titles for adults and children alike which include Your Chickens, Fences for Pasture and Garden, and The Perfect Pumpkin. She has been published in many periodicals, including Acres U.S.A., Backyard Poultry, and Dairy Goat Jounal as well. Gail's book for adults, The Chicken Health Handbook, is considered "Flawless" by Booklist (April 1994). Likewise, Ron Macher from Small Farm Today magazine has said of Gail's A Guide to Raising Chickens: "If you want to raise chickens, you can go out and buy A Guide to Raising Chickens and have it all. This is the best single book on chicken raising I have seen--it has solid practical advice, good 'how-to' tips, and covers everything. Buy this book."

Table of Contents

Why Chickens? An Introduction

1 A Breed for Every Need - Choosing Your Chickens

2 How to Think Like a Chicken - Understanding Your Chickens

3 Chickens Come Home to Roost - Housing Your Chickens

4 Feeling a Bit Peckish - Feeding Your Chickens

5 The Egg and You - Egg Management

6 Which Came First? - Breeding and Hatching

7 From Egg to Chick - Caring for Your Chicks

8 The Well Chicken - Keeping Your Chickens Healthy

9 Show and Tell - Showing Off Your Chickens

10 Eggonomics - Costs and Income

Flock Maintenance Summary

Helpful Sources

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882668239
Editor:
Driggs, Lorin
Editor:
Steege, Gwen
Editor:
Steege, Gwen
Author:
Damerow, Gail
Author:
Driggs, Lorin
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
Animals - Farm Animals
Subject:
Chickens
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Poultry
Subject:
Chicken industry.
Subject:
Chickens -- Showing -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Animals/Pets
Subject:
Chickens -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Farm
Subject:
PETS / General
Subject:
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Animals / Farm Animals
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
3
Publication Date:
19930131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
254 x 178.308 x 11.176 mm
Age Level:
09-12

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For ages 9 and up, this is an accessible and encouraging guide to raising your own chickens. Whether you want to show them, raise them for money,

"Synopsis" by , For ages 9 and up, this is an accessible and encouraging guide to raising your own chickens. Whether you want to show them, raise them for money,
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