Keeping Pet Chickens

Keeping Pet Chickens

Bring your Garden to Life and Enjoy the Bounty of Fresh Eggs From your Own Small Flock of Happy Hens

Book - 2013
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Barron's Educational Publishing
When you need fresh eggs, nothing is healthier or more convenient than collecting them, courtesy of your own happy home-bred hens. Keeping two or three chickens is easier than you think. They don't require much special equipment, and today's compact chicken houses are designed to fit even the smallest spaces--from small backyards to apartment terraces.

If you're ready to make chickens a part of your household, this new, updated edition of Keeping Pet Chickens will give you the essential information you need for success. Instructive captioned illustrations and down-to-earth language show prospective chicken owners exactly how to master every aspect of keeping and raising healthy and productive poultry, including:

  • Selecting a breed
  • Catching and handling hens
  • Basic chicken biology
  • Helpful tips and hints for care
  • Maintaining health, and more

    This new enlarged edition features an increased number of breed profiles.

  • Publisher: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 2013
    Edition: New ed
    ISBN: 9781438002002
    Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm
    Additional Contributors: Windham, William 1978-


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    Feb 03, 2018

    A very useful introduction, and fascinating chapters of pictures of show-quality examples of various breeds. I had no idea there were so many kinds of chickens.


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