A Chicken in Every Yard

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ISBN: 9781607740612
Release Date: 2011-03-22
Number of pages: 208
Author: Robert Litt
Publisher: Ten Speed Press

Download and read online A Chicken in Every Yard in PDF and EPUB Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs? Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and now they’re ready to help you go local and sustainable with your own backyard birds. In this handy guide to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you under their experienced wings and share the secrets to: Picking the breeds that are right for you • Building a sturdy coop in one weekend for $100 • Raising happy and hearty chicks • Feeding your flock for optimal health and egg nutrition • Preventing and treating common chicken diseases • Planning ahead for family, neighborhood, and legal considerations • Whipping up tasty egg recipes from flan to frittata With everything that first-timers will need to get started—along with expert tips for more seasoned keepers—this colorful, nuts-and-bolts manual proves that keeping chickens is all it’s cracked up to be. From the Hardcover edition.


Free Range Chicken Gardens

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ISBN: 9781604693836
Release Date: 2012-03-21
Number of pages: 224
Author: Jessi Bloom
Publisher: Timber Press

Download and read online Free Range Chicken Gardens in PDF and EPUB Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom offers step-by-step instructions for creating a beautiful and functional space and maintaining a happy, healthy flock. Free-Range Chicken Gardens covers everything a gardener needs to know, from the basics of chicken keeping and getting them acclimated to the garden, to how to create the perfect chicken-friendly garden design and build innovative coops.


Chick Days

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ISBN: 9781603427432
Release Date: 2011-01-19
Number of pages: 128
Author: Jenna Woginrich
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Chick Days in PDF and EPUB Jenna Woginrich chronicles the life journey of three chickens (Amelia, Honey, and Tilda) from fluffy, newly hatched bundles to grown hens laying eggs of their own. As you watch these chickens grow, you’ll learn everything you need to know about chicken behavior, feeding, housing, and health care. This playfully informative guide will inspire you to confidently raise your own feathered flock.


Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

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ISBN: 0470882468
Release Date: 2010-07-08
Number of pages: 312
Author: Todd Brock
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Building Chicken Coops For Dummies in PDF and EPUB As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it’s no wonder you’re in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you’re planning (or have already begun) to keep. Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you the information you need to build the most cost-efficient, safe, and easy-on-the-eye enclosures for your backyard flock. This practical guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building the backyard chicken coop that works best for you. You’ll get the basic construction know-how and key information you need to design and build a coop tailored to your flock, whether you live in a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or a small rural farm. Includes detailed material lists, instructions, and schematic plans for building a host of different chicken coops Step-by-step guidance on how to build a coop—or design your own Accessible for every level of reader Whether you’re just beginning to gain an interest in a back-to-basics lifestyle or looking to add more attractive and efficient coops to your current flock‘s digs, Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a winning coop!


Raising Chickens For Dummies

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ISBN: 9780470573327
Release Date: 2009-07-08
Number of pages: 408
Author: Kimberly Willis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

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The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens

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ISBN: 9780760352427
Release Date: 2017-10
Number of pages: 180
Author: Kathy Shea Mormino
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

Download and read online The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens in PDF and EPUB 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, The-Chicken-Chick.com. 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.


City Chicks Print Edition

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ISBN: 0962464856
Release Date: 2009-07
Number of pages: 461
Author: Patricia L. Foreman
Publisher: Good Earth Pub

Download and read online City Chicks Print Edition in PDF and EPUB "There are many books about keeping chickens, City Chicks is the only book that explaines how to put them to work by emply their skill sets. The local foods movement is mushrooming and chickens are the mascot. City Chicks brings fresh, innovative and new information about keeping ? and employing ? backyard flocks of urban chickens." -- from publisher's website.


The Backyard Chicken Bible

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ISBN: 9781440339240
Release Date: 2014-12-12
Number of pages: 240
Author: Eric Lofgren
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."

Download and read online The Backyard Chicken Bible in PDF and EPUB Your Backyard is the New Farm! Whether you want two chickens or two hundred, this manual will guide you along your journey to successfully raising chickens. Growing a backyard chicken flock is an investment, and one of the most important factors in cultivating a happy, healthy poultry society is taking the time to learn everything you can about your birds. The Backyard Chicken Bible is filled with real-life solutions and expert advice on what to do in almost any scenario you may find yourself in while raising chickens. No matter if you're starting with eggs, chicks or adult birds, you'll find the guidance you need to succeed. Inside you'll find: step-by-step processes for preparing your yard for chickens, caring for chicks when they arrive, maintaining the health and behavior of your flock, and addressing common issues illustrated explanations of the anatomy of a chicken detailed treatment advice for poultry diseases and ailments ideas for building coops and nest boxes step-by-step instructions for bathing, grooming, clipping wings, and trimming toe nails and beaks advice for common flock problems including hens that stop laying, aggressive roosters, and changing flock dynamics Take the guesswork out of raising chickens, and start preparing yourself now to be the best chicken farmer in your neighborhood!


Once Upon a Flock

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ISBN: 9781451698756
Release Date: 2013-03-19
Number of pages: 256
Author: Lauren Scheuer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Once Upon a Flock in PDF and EPUB When longtime illustrator and lover of power tools Lauren Scheuer was looking for a project, she got the idea to raise backyard chickens. Her husband and teenage daughter looked on incredulously as coop sketches and chicken-raising books filled their New England home. But when the chicks arrived, the whole family fell in love with the bundles of fluff and the wild adventures began. Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens stars Scheuer’s backyard chickens—with their big personalities, friendships, rivalries, and secrets—and the flock’s guardian, Marky the terrier. The flock includes Hatsy, the little dynamo; Lil’White, the deranged and twisted Buff Orpington; Pigeon, the fixer-upper chicken; and Lucy, the special-needs hen who bonds with Lauren and becomes a fast friend. This charming story of Lauren’s life with her quirky flock is filled with moments of humor and heartbreak: When Lucy is afflicted with a neurological disease, Lauren builds Lucy a special-needs coop. When Lucy’s nesting instinct leads Lauren to act as a chicken midwife of sorts, Lauren hatches a chick in her home. And when Lucy’s best friend Hatsy falls ill, Lauren finds an unlikely friend for Lucy in a chicken named Pigeon, who requires an emergency bath and blow-dry. Enthusiastically immersing herself in the world of her flock, Lauren discovers that love, loss, passion, and resilience are not only parts of the human experience, but of the chicken experience as well. Throughout it all, Lauren documents the laughter and drama of her flock’s adventures with her own whimsical photos and illustrations. At once humorous, poignant, and informative, Once Upon a Flock is a feathered tale like no other.


Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics

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ISBN: 9780760357675
Release Date: 2017-05-01
Number of pages: 192
Author: Pam Freeman
Publisher: Voyageur Press

Download and read online Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics in PDF and EPUB Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics goes beyond introductory lessons to explore the realities of raising a flock for eggs and give expert advice to make sure your birds are happy, healthy, and productive.


The Chicken Encyclopedia

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ISBN: 9781603427760
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Number of pages: 320
Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online The Chicken Encyclopedia in PDF and EPUB From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, breeding, molting, communication, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these fascinating birds.


The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens

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ISBN: 9781592537280
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Number of pages: 176
Author: Andy Schneider
Publisher: Quarry

Download and read online The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens in PDF and EPUB 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!


Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens 3rd Edition

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ISBN: 9781603426961
Release Date: 2010-05-19
Number of pages: 448
Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens 3rd Edition in PDF and EPUB Gail Damerow shows you how to choose the right breeds for your needs, build efficient chicken coops, provide necessary medical attention for your animals, and much more. Whether you’re raising broilers for meat or preparing your chickens to win a blue ribbon at the next county fair, Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens will help you achieve your poultry-raising goals.


The Poisonwood Bible

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ISBN: 9780571246212
Release Date: 2008-09-04
Number of pages: 640
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
Publisher: Faber & Faber

Download and read online The Poisonwood Bible in PDF and EPUB Barbara Kingsolver's acclaimed international bestseller tells the story of an American missionary family in the Congo during a poignant chapter in African history. It spins the tale of the fierce evangelical Baptist, Nathan Price, who takes his wife and four daughters on a missionary journey into the heart of darkness of the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them to Africa all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it - from garden seeds to the King James Bible - is calamitously transformed on African soil. Told from the perspective of the five women, this is a compelling exploration of African history, religion, family, and the many paths to redemption. The Poisonwood Bible was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1999 and was chosen as the best reading group novel ever at the Penguin/Orange Awards. It continues to be read and adored by millions worldwide.


The Chicken Squad

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ISBN: 9781442496781
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Number of pages: 112
Author: Doreen Cronin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Chicken Squad in PDF and EPUB They might be chicks, but they sure aren’t chicken, and they’re on a mission. And on this, their first (mis)adventure “in this delightful spinoff of the J.J. Tully series” (Kirkus Reviews), the Chicken Squad launches a galactic backyard expedition. Meet the Chicken Squad: Dirt, Sugar, Poppy, and Sweetie. These chicks are not your typical barnyard puffs of fluff, and they are not about to spend their days pecking chicken feed and chasing bugs. No sir, they’re too busy solving mysteries and fighting crime. So when Squirrel comes barreling into the chicken coop, the chicks know they’re about to get a case. But with his poor knowledge of shapes (“Big” is not a shape, Squirrel!) and utter fear of whatever it is that’s out there, the panicky Squirrel is NO HELP. Good thing these chicks are professionals. But even professionals get worried. Especially once they see that round, shiny, green, BIG thing in the yard. What if it’s a UFO full of aliens who want chickens as pets, or worse, dinner? It’s up to the Chicken Squad to crack a case that just might be out of this world.