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Backyard Chickens Beyond The Basics

Author : Pam Freeman
ISBN : 9780760352007
Genre : House & Home
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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 for expert advice to make sure your birds are happy, healthy, and productive. Author Pam Freeman, an editor and "Ask the Expert" columnist at Backyard Poultry magazine, 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. 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 and discover: lash eggs, calcium deposits, soft eggs, eggs within eggs, or wrinkled 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: House & Home

Backyard Chickens For Beginners

Author : Sarah Green
ISBN : 9798650949121
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Raising Backyard Chickens: The Ultimate Guide for Raising Chicks Week by Week Did you know that 15 chickens can produce eggs that are worth around $1,000? All you need is some backyard space, a chicken coop, and you'll be able to earn an extra $1,000 every month. Even though this sounds like a very simple task, a lot of time and effort has to be invested in raising chickens and keeping them healthy and happy. And what about choosing chickens? Did you know that different chicken breeds produce eggs in different colors? So, how can you know which chicks should you go for? The answer lies in the pages of this guide! Here's what this book will teach you: Preparing Your Home for Chickens: learn how to turn your backyard in living space for chickens and how to prepare your family for their arrival; Choosing the Right Chicken Breed: discover the various chicken breeds and decide which one is suitable for your needs; Raising Chicks 101: the ultimate week-by-week for raising chicks and helping them grow into healthy chickens; Preventing Chicken Disease: tips for eliminating the most common chicken diseases and keeping your fowl healthy; Handling Chicken Eggs: a list of tips by experts that will teach you how to handle and store chicken eggs; Starting an Egg Business: a guide for starting and running a thriving egg business and getting lots of customers. This book is perfect for anyone who would like to start their own chicken business or those who want their personal source of organic eggs. It will teach you everything, from choosing the right chicken breed to storing the eggs the right way. Are you ready to turn your backyard into a mini chicken farm? This book will guide you every step of the way. Scroll up, click on "Buy Now with 1-Click", and Get Your Copy Now!

Backyard Chickens Guide To Coops And Tractors

Author : Members of Backyard
ISBN : 9781440317002
Genre : House & Home
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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

Chickens In Your Backyard Newly Revised And Updated

Author : Gail Damerow
ISBN : 9781635650976
Genre : Nature
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All the basics (and beyond!) for raising happy, healthy chickens. In cities, suburbs, and everywhere in between, a classic American tradition is back in a big way—raising backyard chickens for eggs, meat, fun, or profit. Chickens in Your Backyard has been the go-to guide for chicken care for more than 40 years. This revised and updated edition combines all the classic techniques with the most up-to-date information—from incubating, raising, housing, and feeding, to treating disease and raising chickens for show. Chickens in Your Backyard provides everything you need to know to turn your backyard into a happy homestead.
Category: Nature

Chickens In Your Backyard

Author : Rick Luttmann
ISBN : 0878571256
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Backyard farmers interested in having a readily available source of eggs and meat are provided with nontechnical information on housing, feeding, raising, and butchering chickens
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Backyard Chickens

Author : Rhea Margrave
ISBN : 1952772095
Genre : Pets
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Learn How to Raise Chickens in Your Own Backyard! Learn why cool people like Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, and Tom Brady all keep chickens as pets! How would you like to have an omelet made with fresh eggs every morning? By keeping chickens in your backyard that dream can become a reality! Raising backyard chickens is taking the world by storm. And rightfully so. Get Your Copy of 'Backyard Chickens' These girls are really amazing. They require only the minimum in terms of food and care, yet they give back so much. Chickens are so intelligent and all-round that it really is just a matter of time before one of them wakes up and decides to take over the world. So join the fun of raising backyard chickens NOW, before it is too late! Jokes aside, backyard farming is truly great. Not only do these free-range chickens produce a steady daily supply of fresh eggs. No, they also love to help you out with your leftovers and they are excellent pest deterrents! One thing that few ever think of is how stress just evaporates in the presence of a healthy chicken flock. Sitting in your backyard and hearing the chickens talk to each other: it is so relaxing after a day at work! Caring for free chickens might just be the best way to recover from a burn-out. They have a soft clucking sound as they go about their business. It is quite soothing to the soul, and if you don't watch out, it can put you right to sleep in that garden swing. Why You Should Check Out 'Backyard Chickens' With this book, you will learn everything you need to know to successfully raise chickens in your backyard. Here's What You Will Learn: - The benefits of keeping chickens in your backyard - How to select the right chicken breed - How to build a chicken coop (or should you buy one?) - What to feed your chickens - How to keep your girls safe from predators - How to prevent chicken diseases and keep your flock healthy - How to incubate chicken eggs - Dealing with city laws and hesitating neighbors (tip: give them free eggs!) Finally, as a FREE & EXCLUSIVE BONUS, you're also getting 11 super funny chicken jokes from my '101 Hilarious Chicken Jokes & Riddles For Kids.' Sound good? Then let's get started! Your life is about to change... Take action now! Scroll to the top of this page and click the 'Buy Now' button.
Category: Pets

The Backyard Chicken Fight

Author : Gretchen Anderson
ISBN : 0972822550
Genre : Business & Economics
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Journalist and chicken-owner Gretchen Anderson chronicles the stories of people who are fighting City Hall for the right to own chickens. Find out how hen-keeping is ruffling feathers across the country. Also, learn the secrets to raising a healthy flock in your own backyard.
Category: Business & Economics

A Beginner S Guide To Poultry Farming In Your Backyard Raising Chickens For Eggs And Food

Author : John Davidson
ISBN : 9781311659286
Genre : Cooking
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A Beginner’s Guide to Poultry Farming in Your Backyard Raising Chickens for Eggs and Food Table of Contents Introduction It Is Just Chicken Feed Sustainable Poultry Feed Crop bound Chickens Best Natural Food for Chickens Hatching Chickens How to Make an Incubator Fresh Water Supply Nesting boxes Free Ranging Birds Dust baths and Shed Floor Covering Bumble Foot Building Your Own Chicken Coop Egg Production Raising Broilers for the Market Well Ventilated Coops Protecting chickens from Predators Conclusion The Truth about Growth Promoting Feed Author Bio Introduction Ever since man found out that it was extremely easy to have domesticated sources of food, reared right in his yard, millenniums ago, is it a wonder that poultry especially chicken farming is one of the best methods to get easy access to a good source of food for your family? There is absolutely no country in the world, except perhaps the Arctic regions, – where man has not reared ducks, chickens and other poultry for table purposes down the centuries. Apart from these being an easy source of eggs to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day, you also knew that you would have a tough old rooster for dinner, when a large number of family members popped in unexpectedly, demanding sustenance. We are going to be concentrating on chicken farming, for domestic purposes in this book. You have this dream of raising chickens in your backyard. You are interested in a continuous supply of eggs, and the occasional chicken for your pot of a Sunday. Layers are those chickens, which are normally raised for egg production. The chickens which are going to go straight into the pot are called broilers. Since ancient times, human beings have been raising poultry for domestic purposes and also for marketing purposes. Poultry farming has been a part of rural life in the east down the centuries. All the kitchen waste was fed to the hens. These hens came under the 21st century poultry farming term – free ranging. That meant they were allowed to scratch about in the backyard, getting their fill of insects, worms, green vegetables, organic matter, and was it a wonder that they laid delicious, nutritious, and proteinaceous eggs? Every intelligent householder kept three or four hens depending on the size of his family, and he bought a cock from the market, when he needed chickens. Once a clutch of chickens was hatched, Cocky Locky went into the cook pot. One of the common mistakes made by new poultry farmers is buying a large number of birds, because they are not very clear about whether they want these words for home consumption or they want to trade in the eggs and poultry meat. Around 50 years ago, one of my father’s colleagues was facing this problem. He had this huge garden and backyard. He had heard about dad rearing poultry in that garden successfully. So he also wanted to experiment in this exciting new activity which would keep his family well supplied with eggs, and fresh meat. So the next time dad went visiting to his base on a tour, he asked dad the best way to raise birds without too much of a hassle. You are going to get these easy tips in the book.
Category: Cooking

Chickens In Your Backyard

Author : Gail Damerow
ISBN : 9781609615796
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 69.99 MB
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Your backyard can be the source of the best eggs and meat you've ever tasted. The answer is chickens-endearing birds that require but a modest outlay of time, space and food. As they learned to raise chickens, Gail Damerow and Rick Luttmann came to realize the need for a comprehensive but clear and nontechnical guide. Their book covers all the basics in a light and entertaining style, from housing and feeding through incubating, bringing up chicks, butchering, and raising chickens for show. Throughout Chickens in Your Backyard, Gail and Rick express their wonder at the personalities of chickens-the role of brash protector played by roosters, and the instinctive motherliness of the hens. Given some freedom and attention, these birds can become much more than the egg-and-meat machines of commercial hatcheries and broiler factories. Chickens provide backyard farmers with enjoyable pastime, as well as a supply of good food.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Chicken Whisperer S Guide To Keeping Chickens

Author : Andy Schneider
ISBN : 9781592537280
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87.52 MB
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Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. Inside, you’ll learn:—The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock—So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation— The Art of Brooding—Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs—Nutrition, Health, and Wellness…and much more!
Category: Nature