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How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need to Know (How to Raise...)

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Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, whether you have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook makes it easy for you to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this book will show you what to do next with longtime chicken breeder Christine Heinrichs explaining all the helpful DOs and important DON’Ts. This brightly illustrated, full-color guide will prove an indispensable resource for anyone interested in raising their very own flocks.

Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:

  • Choose breeds and obtain stock
  • House and feed chickens
  • Manage your flock and keep it healthy
  • Select and cull for breeding programs
  • Incubate eggs and care for chicks
  • Raise chickens in the country, suburbs, or city
The book provides information on breed types, obtaining stock, housing, feeding, flock management, breeding programs, incubation and care of chicks, selection and culling, showing, health care, and the legal aspects of raising chickens. Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business.

Synopsis:

Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook makes it easy for you to get started raising a healthy flock.

Synopsis:

Award-winning author Christine Heinrichs (Cambria, CA) serves as historian for the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities and advises numerous zoos, museums, and living-history farms on rare breeds.

About the Author

Cambria, CA

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Chapter 1
Chickens Past and Present
Chapter 2
Breed Types and Flock Management
Chapter 3
Selecting, Culling, and Breeding
Chapter 4
Showing Your Chickens
Chapter 5
Health Care
Afterword
Resources
Index
About the Author

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760343777
Subtitle:
Everything You Need to Know, Updated and Revised
Author:
Heinrichs, Christine
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Subject:
Pets-Birds by Breed
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Edition Description:
Second, Updated and Revised
Series:
FFA
Publication Date:
20130121
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200 color photos and 10 diagrams
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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Business » General
Pets » Birds » Birds by Breed
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Animal Husbandry
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Chickens
Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » Poultry
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Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook makes it easy for you to get started raising a healthy flock.
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Award-winning author Christine Heinrichs (Cambria, CA) serves as historian for the Society for the Preservation of Poultry Antiquities and advises numerous zoos, museums, and living-history farms on rare breeds.

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