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Author Williams, Tara Layman, 1972- author.

Title The complete guide to raising chickens : everything you need to know explained simply / by Tara Layman Williams.

Publication Info. Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Bradley PL Adult Non-Fiction - BRBB-2  PET CHICKENS Williams    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Adult Non Fiction - PDBB-4  636.5 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  636.5 WILLIAMS    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  636.5 WIL    DUE 05-01-20
Edition Revised second edition.
Description 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chicken scratch: a little bit of chicken history -- Why own chickens? Sunny side up: the benefits of raising your own chickens -- To own or not to own: considerations prior to purchase -- Blue ribbon chickens: the best breeds -- Home to roost -- Picking up chicks: shopping for your flock -- Hatching eggs -- Health and anatomy of a chicken -- Breeding chickens -- Training and showing your chickens -- Glorious eggs -- The end of the road.
Summary You will find comprehensive information on understanding how to raise your new flock, no matter if you live in the city or on a small farm. This book starts with the basics by describing the different goals and reasons to raise these birds, whether for eggs, meat, breeding, selling, showing, or just to have them as pets. You will learn how to understand chickens and how to decide which breed to purchase depending on your needs, as well as where to purchase your chickens and how to handle them.
Subject Chickens.
ISBN 9781620230169 (alkaline paper)
162023016X (alkaline paper)

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