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An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens

Watch Chicks Grow from Hatchlings to Hens

By Jenna Woginrich

Paperback / softback | ISBN 9781635865189

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From hatchlings to adult laying hens, every stage of a chicken's growth is shown and explained in this highly accessible, photographic introduction to the basics of keeping chickens, including behaviour, housing, feeding, hygiene, and health care. With delightful photographs, Jenna Woginrich chronicles the life journey of three chickens (Amelia, Honey, and Tilda) from fluffy, newly hatched bundles to grown hens laying eggs of their own. Following their progress from day to day and week to week, you'll learn everything you need to know to be successful in raising and keeping a happy, healthy flock. Topics covered include understanding chicken behaviour; housing and feeding requirements; hygiene and basic health care. Both entertaining and educational, this highly accessible book provides just the right amount of information to get started and enjoy the pleasures of keeping backyard chickens. AUTHOR: Jenna Woginrich is the author of An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Backyard Chickens, Barnheart and Made from Scratch. She blogs at, as well as for the Huffington Post and Mother Earth News. She shares her farm in rural New York with chickens and geese, sheep, a hive of bees, and some amiable rabbits. SELLING POINTS: . Original photos track the journey of three chickens as they grow from hatchlings to adult hens laying eggs. . With its highly visual, stage-by-stage approach to chicken keeping, beginners of all ages will find this book engaging to look at as well as educational. . In a highly approachable, unintimidating style, this book offers all a beginner needs to know about chicken behaviour, feeding, housing, hygiene, and health care.


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Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN: 9781635865189
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Publisher: Workman Publishing
Number of pages: 128
Width (mm): 178
Height (mm): 228
Depth (mm): 12

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