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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

By Gail Damerow

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Format: Paperback, 438 pages, 3rd Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 16 February 2010
"Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens" includes all the information farmers need - from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping the birds healthy and safe from predators - to keep chickens or run an egg business.
The 3rd edition, now with 188,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features:
- "Fowl Disposition" - new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence
- Expanded coverage of hobby farming
- Disease section now includes information on avian influenza and fowl first aid
Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.
Praise for the book:
"I didn't know how much I didn't know until I bought this book." - Keith, Bakersfield, CA

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-Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more. Many photos and illustrations, tables and index.- - Back Home "Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more. Many photos and illustrations, tables and index." - Back Home Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more. Many photos and illustrations, tables and index. Back Home" Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more. Many photos and illustrations, tables and index. Back Home"

EAN: 9781603424691
ISBN: 1603424695
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Dimensions: 22.66 x 15.49 x 2.79 centimeters (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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