Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey (author of the award-winning blog Tillyas Nest) provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also suggests lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creating a veggie piApata for the flock, and making a chicken fort in the backyard. She even offers ten egg-centric recipes that kids will love to make and eat, including egg drop soup and Mexican egg pizza.They help break down the green and brown material into smaller and smaller pieces, producing beautiful compost to enrich your garden soil. You can start a compost pile on the ground or in a bin. Locate it where it will receive a good deal ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2015-04-01|