By Kimberley Willis
Your hands-on consultant to fashionable chicken-raising methods
Thinking approximately elevating chickens? you have come to the precise position! This new version of Raising Chickens For Dummies presents the main up to date, thorough info at the many elements of preserving chickens on your yard. within, you will find hands-on, easy-to-follow directions on picking out and buying chickens, developing housing on your birds, feeding your chickens for optimum health and wellbeing, struggling with laying matters, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg construction, and lots more and plenty more.
Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. if you are attracted to holding chickens as pets or as a resource for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies supplies plain-English factors of every little thing you must be aware of to approximately taking good care of chickens. inside of, you will know about uncomplicated fowl biology, breeds, and behaviour, which bird breed is healthier for you, what percentage you would like, how you can spot fit chickens, how you can construct a chook coop, most sensible practices for mating your chickens, easy methods to incubate eggs, the right way to hatch and nurture chicks, deal with laying hens, acquire and shop eggs, and butcher meat birds.
- Offers useful suggestion on deciding upon and buying chickens
- Helps you build the proper housing in your chickens
- Provides pointers on feeding and taking care of your chickens
- Includes most sensible assistance for elevating fit chickens
Whether you are a first-time poulterer or you have been elevating chickens for years, this entire guideprovides sensible how-to suggestion for preserving chickens in almost any backyard.
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