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Description - Raising Chickens For Dummies by Kimberley Willis

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods
Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more.
Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular-and growing-pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds.

Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens

Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens

Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens

Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens

Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guide provides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.
Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781119675921) was previously published as Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781118982785). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119675921
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 186mm x 21mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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