Raise Happy Chickens And Other Poultry: Teach Yourself

Raise Happy Chickens And Other Poultry: Teach Yourself

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Raise Happy Chickens and Other Poultry is a quickly accessible but authoritative guide, suitable for total beginners, that provides all the information you need to start keeping your own chickens. Telling you which breed of bird lays best and providing useful guidance on housing, equipment and the necessities of day-to-day care, it meets all the needs of anyone who dreams of a garden full of happy, clucking birds. It also goes beyond just chickens to other types of poultry, and gives advice and practical guidelines on housing, with full explanation of key areas like welfare, behaviour and diet. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of chicken keeping. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.Follow the manufacturera#39;s instructions for an incubator and run it for a few days, checking the temperature with ... Most duck eggs are easy to candle as the shells are mainly white, Cayuga and Black East Indian eggs being the exception.

Title:Raise Happy Chickens And Other Poultry: Teach Yourself
Author:Victoria Roberts
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2010-01-29


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