Chickens in Your Backyard, Newly Revised and Updated: A Beginner's Guide (Paperback)

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All the basics (and beyond!) for happy, healthy chickens.

In cities and 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 over 40 years.

This revised and updatededition 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.

About the Author

Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. They grow and preserve much of their own food, make their own yogurt and ice cream, and bake their own bread. Gail has written extensively on raising livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural skills. She shares her experience and knowledge as a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry and Countryside magazines, as an occasional contributor to numerous other periodicals, and as the author or contributor to more than a dozen country skills how-to books.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781635650969
ISBN-10: 1635650968
Publisher: Rodale Books
Publication Date: May 15th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English