A Chicken In Every Yard

Author: Robert Litt
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740613
Size: 19.77 MB
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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.

City Chicks Print Edition

Author: Patricia L. Foreman
Publisher: Good Earth Pub
ISBN: 9780962464850
Size: 60.74 MB
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"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 Chicken Whisperer S Guide To Keeping Chickens

Author: Andy Schneider
Publisher: Quarry
ISBN: 1592537286
Size: 24.60 MB
Format: PDF
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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!

Art Of The Chicken Coop

Author: Chris Gleason
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565235427
Size: 46.78 MB
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Provides step-by-step instructions for building artistic yet practical small scale housing for chickens.

The New Rules Of The Roost

Author: Robert Litt
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698667
Size: 46.82 MB
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“The Litts listen daily to concerns and questions posed by customers seeking the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy. Now they’ve compiled their proven solutions into this often-entertaining book.” —Gail Damerow, author of The Guide to Raising Chickens New from Robert and Hannah Litt—the authors of the bestselling A Chicken in Every Yard—comes a hardworking guide to backyard chicken keeping that goes beyond the basics. The New Rules of the Roost addresses the real problems that crop up when keeping chickens long term. The Litts cover a wide range of topics including organic health remedies and disease prevention, pest management, organic nutrition, the best breeds for specific needs, and the simplest options for daily maintenance and feeding. You'll also learn tips and tricks for introducing new birds into your flock, managing aggressive behavior, caring for mature chickens, and much more.

Backyard Chickens

Author: Nancy Ross
Publisher: PublishDrive
ISBN: 1508054681
Size: 11.81 MB
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DO YOU WANT TO LEARN HOW TO RAISE CHICKENS IN YOUR VERY OWN BACKYARD? Whether you want to learn what you need to get started, what the best breeds are, or understanding your chickens behaviour this book will help you. Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn... Benefits of Backyard Chickens What You Need to Get Started Getting Setup to Bring the Chickens Home The Best Backyard Breeds Understanding the Basic Behaviors of Your Chicken Medical Issues With Your Chickens Making Money With Your Chickens Much, Much, More!

Free Range Chicken Gardens

Author: Jessi Bloom
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604692375
Size: 11.70 MB
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Presents advice for keeping chickens in the garden, discussing such topics as housing, garden design, landscaping, fencing, plant choices, and predator control.

Raising Chickens

Author: Bridget Heos
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1477717870
Size: 57.50 MB
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Presents information about raising chickens for eggs, including acquiring chickens, raising them, and seeing that they are healthy and safe.

The Chicken Chick S Guide To Backyard Chickens

Author: Kathy Shea Mormino
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 0760359792
Size: 46.72 MB
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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.

Studies In Urbanormativity

Author: Gregory M. Fulkerson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739178776
Size: 24.80 MB
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Studies in Urbanormativity: Rural Community in Urban Society examines the ways by which rural life comes to be dominated structurally, culturally, and spatially by urban society. Urbanormativity is an ideology that provides legitimacy for this domination, holding rural life as deviant and urban life as normal, and this serves as the unifying theme for the contributions.