Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens a from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.prolong thawing within the freezer by wrapping the unit in comforters, quilted furniture pads, bed pads, or anything else thata#39;s large ... A 50-pound (25 kg) block will keep a 20-cubic-foot (0.5 cu m) freezer going for up to 4 days if ita#39;s fully loaded, 3 days if ita#39;s at least half full. ... This method is the safest, since you dona#39;t run the risk of forgetting about the chicken and letting it get too warm for too long. ... Chicken defrosted in a microwave should therefore be cooked immediately after thaWing.
|Title||:||Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2010-05-19|