A Chicken In Every Yard

Author: Robert Litt
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740613
Size: 74.28 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.

Raising Chickens

Author: Bridget Heos
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1477717870
Size: 57.91 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 New Rules Of The Roost

Author: Robert Litt
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698667
Size: 43.34 MB
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New from Robert and Hannah Litt—the owners of the Urban Farm Store and 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 read problems that crop up when keeping backyard chickens long term. It covers a wide range of topics including guidance on organic health remedies and disease prevention, pest management, organic nutrition, the best breeds for specific needs, and the simplest and most effective options for daily maintenance and feeding. Readers will also learn how to introduce new chickens to a flock, how to manage aggressive birds, how to deal with mature chickens, and much more.

Studies In Urbanormativity

Author: Gregory M. Fulkerson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739178776
Size: 45.80 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.

Designing Adult Services Strategies For Better Serving Your Community

Author: Ann Roberts
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440852553
Size: 69.99 MB
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Focusing on adult patrons ages 19 through senior citizens, this book explains how libraries can best serve this busy portion of their community's population at different life stages and foster experiences that are "worth the trip"—whether actual or virtual. • Helps librarians make their libraries the go-to places in the community for both information and recreation • Enables librarians to accurately analyze the demographics of their communities and identify the services needed • Offers simple suggestions to help librarians with limited resources provide age-appropriate services • Describes information and resources most likely needed during each life stage, making it easier to target the audience for both programming and publicity

The Politics Of Species

Author: Raymond Corbey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107032601
Size: 80.82 MB
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Experts from a range of disciplines identify the key barriers to a definition of moral respect that includes nonhuman animals.

The Chicken Whisperer S Guide To Keeping Chickens Revised

Author: Andy Schneider
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631594435
Size: 21.15 MB
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Since The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens was first published in 2011, many people have discovered the joys and benefits of a backyard flock. Now Andy Schneider is back with The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised. 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, Expanded & Revised. 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!

The Backyard Homestead Guide To Raising Farm Animals

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429697
Size: 72.33 MB
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Presents a comprehensive guide to raising farm animals for food independence, from managing a honey bee hive to caring for and breeding meat and dairy cows, pigs, goats, and fowl.

Chick Days

Author: Jenna Woginrich
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427430
Size: 70.78 MB
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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.

Keep Chickens

Author: Barbara Kilarski
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422013
Size: 71.44 MB
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No matter how small your lot is, you can keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs every morning. Barbara Kilarski shares her passion for poultry as she fills this guide with tips and techniques for successfully raising chickens in small spaces. Spotlighting the self-sufficient pleasures of tending your own flock, Kilarski offers detailed information on everything from choosing breeds that thrive in tight quarters and building coops to providing medical care for sick animals. You’ll have fun as you keep happy and productive chickens.