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Backyard Chickens Guide To Coops And Tractors

Author : Members of Backyard
ISBN : 9781440317002
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 54.27 MB
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Keeping chickens isn't just for farms! The backyard chicken revolution has coops popping up in neighborhoods all over. Home-raised chickens provide a great source of superior, organic eggs that are as close as your backyard. Chickens also make good pets and provide free fertilizer—and lots of fun. Backyard Chickens Guide offers plans and photos for 16 custom coops built by real chicken owners, (including three portable designs known as tractors). Read their stories and learn from their experiences, then head out to the backyard to start your own flock.
Category: House & Home

Beginner S Backyard Chickens

Author : Jim Kilpatrick
ISBN : 9781491010334
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 68.20 MB
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You may not know it, but you are about to discover the secrets of having farm-fresh eggs from your own back yard. Every day! Imagine yourself holding in your hands fresh warm newly laid eggs. Now imagine those eggs being turned into a sunny omelet, a dark rich chocolate cake, or making homemade pasta. You can already taste the difference! Fact. Eggs produced by happy hens taste so much better than store-bought eggs. And you have control over what these hens eat, and so what goes into those eggs. If you prefer to go completely organic then you can. The choice is yours, and this is another area of your life and well-being that you now have complete control over. Who wants to eat a bland store-bought egg laid by a stressed-out chicken? We have enough stress in our hurried lives as it is. Going out, feeding the hens and collecting the eggs can be a very relaxing activity, helping you unwind from a day's work. And kids just love these activities too! This is also a priceless part of a child's education, and will give them the knowledge and a skill-set so few others have these days. In this book by Jim Kilpatrick, you will discover: The best breeds to keep The best ways to start your flock How to construct the coop What to feed them and how often Tips on health and safety - for you and the hens! Much more In short, everything you need to get going with a fun and rewarding endeavor. So, to taste the difference, scroll up and click the Buy Now button. Buy this book, but most importantly, put into practice what you learn. You'll thank yourself. Bonus Download: Bonus Chicken Coop Plans I've included these 2 simple chicken coop plans for you to get started, these are very easy to make and can be completed in 1 day or at most 1 weekend, my teenage son was able to build these with little supervision from me. But don't be mistaken that because it's easy to make it won't be structural sound or durable; it is strong and will last until you're ready to build bigger ones. The way the design was made, it requires very little maintenance from you. I have no doubt that you'll be able to create one of these plans with ease. The amazing part is, these will cost you under a hundred bucks!
Category: House & Home

Backyard Chickens Beyond The Basics

Author : Pam Freeman
ISBN : 9780760357675
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 57.73 MB
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When you're ready for the next step, Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics shows you the realities of raising productive flocks that are happy and healthy. A must-have for every backyard chicken keeper, Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics goes beyond introductory lessons and explores the realities of raising a flock for eggs -- and entertainment, of course! From odd eggs and molting, to feeding and preparing for the seasons, this book covers the subjects beginner books don't adequately address and re-examines common knowledge that may not actually hold true. It's a resource to turn to time and again. Author Pam Freeman draws on her years of experience fielding reader questions to identify and clearly explain many common - and some not-so-common - issues in chicken keeping, including: How do you add new chickens to your flock? What is the pecking order and how can you change or control it? Is it better to raise chicks by hand or with a broody hen? What do you do when you collect eggs? In Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics, readers will find not just answers, but a book full of "coop truth" that helps them continue on their journey. Because as every chicken owner knows: Chickens are individuals and real-life chicken keeping often takes you far from the beaten path.
Category: Technology & Engineering

How To Keep Backyard Chickens

Author : Jill b.
Genre : Pets
File Size : 25.58 MB
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Are You Thinking of Keeping Chickens But Don't Know Where to Start? This Beginner’s Chicken-Keeping Guide Will Help You: Get Started - Who to Talk to Before You Get Chickens. Decide Which Chicken Breed or Breeds To Get Based On the Characteristics That You Are Looking For In A Chicken. To Find Or Purchase Your First Flock To Find Feed Dealers To Find Everything You Need To Set Up Your Brooder and Your Coop. To Care for Your Chicks Integrate Your Chicks If You Already Have An Existing Flock. To Manage Your Chicken Litter and More! Special Section With Tips On Deterring Predators: The author’s homestead is also home to abundant wildlife including: foxes, bears, raccoons, hawks and even mountain lions. While no method is 100% fool-proof, the author includes tips and ideas on how to you can help to protect your chickens from predators. Special Section On Egg Preservation: What do you do when you have an abundance of eggs? The book includes preservation techniques such as pickling, brining, freezing and waxing. Buy this book & get started today!
Category: Pets

Backyard Chickens

Author : Avery Reed
ISBN : 9780698412521
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 72.90 MB
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Raising chickens is becoming more and more popular, as families are opting for organic produce and sustainable lifestyles. This new Level 2 reader is full of photographs and facts to teach kids how they too can have their very own backyard chickens!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Backyard Chickens A Practical Handbook To Raising Chickens

Author : Claire Woods
ISBN : 171999840X
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 58.96 MB
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The Backyard Chicken Handbook is an authoritative guide, from a fourth-generation chicken keeper, bringing simple yet practical knowledge which covers all aspects of raising healthy and happy chickens. This handbook covers: selecting the perfect chicken breed, feeding your hens, healthy egg laying, chicken behavior (including bullying) and how-to treat common chicken health issues. The handbook is suited to both first time keepers and veterans by providing varying degrees of detail to keep both readers engaged. Full color photos and illustrations throughout provide specific examples of chicken anatomy, health and behavior.
Category: Gardening

The Chicken Chick S Guide To Backyard Chickens

Author : Kathy Shea Mormino
ISBN : 9780760359792
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 35.6 MB
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The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens takes enthusiasts through all aspects of small-flock ownership. You’ll find all the info you need on feeding, housing, flock health, and more. Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care--from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Backyard Chickens How To Guide On Keepingyour Chickens Healthy Amazing Chicken Coop Plans

Author : David Ussery
ISBN : 1090582404
Genre : Pets
File Size : 43.18 MB
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Backyard Chickens: How-To-Guide on KeepingYour Chickens Healthy + Amazing Chicken Coop Plans In this book, we will tackle on how to raise chickens effectively because it is a very sensitive topic and involves the life of these creatures. By having this guide handy you will know the different techniques that you can use so that your chickens will remain healthy at all times. Your level of expertise does not matter as long as you are want to raise your own chickens even you are just starting out this book will surely help you to accomplish your goals. However, if you already have the knowledge regarding raising chickens this will still be perfect for you. Simply because it can bring you some new knowledge that you can use to level up your game in chicken raising with this guide the casualties will completely get rid sparing the life of your beloved chickens from harm by making them healthy by enriching them with vitamins and minerals and by having a good chicken coop for them to be safe at all times. Having said this, we will tackle different topics that comprise on how to keep your chickens healthy because we do not want to have even one unhealthy chicken as the disease can spread on your other chickens as well. Here are the following topics that we will tackle this book: The ways on how to keep your chickens healthy with the right vitamins and minerals. Chicken coop plans that are truly effective in homing your chickens to protect them from extreme temperatures and predators. The fundamentals in breeding your chickens.
Category: Pets

Backyard Chickens

Author : Dave Ingham
ISBN : 9781952535956
Genre : Nature
File Size : 24.16 MB
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Keeping a few hens was once only for rural dwellers with big yards - or inner-city hippies. Now it's mainstream and an attractive proposition wherever you live. Fluffy little recycling units that eat weeds, bugs and scraps and turn them into organic eggs - what's not to love? Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for those who like eggs but are concerned about the welfare of commercial hens. This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks. Dave Ingham offers compulsively readable advice on how to start, housing and feeding, settling chickens in with other pets, troubleshooting, and the (minimal) commitment required to keep your backyard hens healthy and happy. 'This book is the what for, how to, where and why of chickens for novices and wranglers alike.' - Costa Georgiadis, ABC Gardening Australia
Category: Nature

Raising Chickens The Ultimate Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens Modern Breed Selection Hatching Baby Chicks Feeding And Caring For

Author : Philip J. Adrian
ISBN : 1796516856
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 52.13 MB
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Raising Chickens the Easiest Way People all over the world are now fully aware of the joy of raising chicken in the backyard. Some of them desire for producing their own food, some wish to keep chickens as pets, while others are craving for an undemanding and rewarding activity. But most people don't even have the basic idea of how to start raising chickens. Whatever that may arouse your interest to keeping chickens. This book provides you in-depth knowledge on how you can become a successful backyard chicken's keeper. Raising backyard chicken for a starter is interesting and very rewarding. Whether you perceive chickens as a source of food or pets, chickens can give you a sense of fulfillment, happiness, and eggs. If you have children, the fun is extremely increased as chickens are social animals. They can be entertaining with their unique traits. The main question asked by most people is that if chickens can be easily raised and if keeping them doesn't require huge expenses. Chickens can be easily raised with a small amount of money. You only need to understand some basic facts and what to do in virtually every situation you may find yourself in while raising chickens in your backyard, which this book is filled with. In this guide you will learn about: The rewards of raising chickens Step-by-step processes of incubating, hatching, caring for baby chicks Procedure for care and feeding your chickens Gradual processes of collecting, cleaning and storing eggs safely Common chicken diseases and their cure Ideas for building chicken coop And a lot more! Don't wait, "BUY NOW" to begin the journey of a successful backyard chicken's keeper.
Category: Gardening