The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens: How to Raise a Happy Backyard Flock
The guide to raising happy backyard chickens that'll have you ruling the roost. The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens makes it simple and easy to start keeping these surprisingly smart birds right in your backyard. From constructing coops to rearing chicks, you'll learn everything you need to know to make sure your chickens stay happy and healthy all year round. Which breed of chicken is right for you? What's the best coop-bedding material? What sort of feed should you use? Let expert chicken keeper Anne Kuo answer these questions--and many others--in The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens . The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens includes: All cooped up --Create the perfect home for raising chickens using detailed backyard coop designs and construction guides. From chickens to eggs --Find out how to pick the right breed, raise chicks, collect eggs, keep your birds safe from predators, and more. Learn to speak bird --Start talking the talk thanks to an extensive glossary of common chicken-keeping terms. Get your own flock started in no time-- The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens shows you how.