Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics: Lessons for Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken Behavior, Keeping a Rooster, Adjusting for the Seasons, Staying Healthy, and More!

Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basics: Lessons for Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken Behavior, Keeping a Rooster, Adjusting for the Seasons, Staying Healthy, and More! Author Pam Freeman
ISBN-10 0760352003
ISBN-13 9780760352007
Year 2017-05-01
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Voyageur Press
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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

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