Wisdom for Hen Keepers
500 Tips for Keeping ChickensBook - 2013
"Keeping chickens in your own backyard, whether out in the country or right in the heart of the city, is all the rage these days. In this delightful collection of 500 chicken-raising tips, expert poultry fancier Chris Graham provides all you need to know to get started in this rewarding hobby. For easy reference, the tips are divided into ten chapters, covering all aspects of chicken keeping, from coops and equipment through choosing chickens for eggs and meat to feeding chickens and breeding and showing. The tips are grouped logically so that beginners can build their knowledge gradually, while old hands might prefer to dip in and out at random or refer to the index to access specific topics. The tips are accompanied by simple annotated diagrams where required, and a series of specially commissioned linocut prints by printmaker Melvyn Evans rounds out this charming package"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: 636.5 G7602W 2013
Characteristics: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Wisdom for henkeepers