Keeping Chickens For Beginners: Keeping Backyard Chickens From Coops To Feeding To Care And More (Paperback)

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"Keeping Chickens For Beginners - Keeping Backyard Chickens From Coops to Feeding to Care and More" is for anyone wanting to keep their own chickens, whether for eggs, meat or exhibiting.


Keeping chickens can seem very overwhelming at first and this book provides a clear step-by-step guide walking you through everything from selecting the right breed for your needs to looking after your chickens to breeding them. Everything you need to know to successful keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs or meat is in this detailed book. Whether you have bought chickens already or are considering it, you will learn exactly what you need to do as well as the correct equipment for keeping healthy chickens.


In "Keeping Chickens For Beginners - Keeping Backyard Chickens From Coops to Feeding to Care and More" you will discover:


  • Choosing a Coop - get the right coop and run, the major expenses in chicken keeping, to ensure your chickens are healthy and protected
  • Choosing a Breed - learn exactly what to look for in a breed as well as the pros and cons of various breeds, including the best egg layers and meat chickens
  • Feeding and Watering - discover the best foods for your chickens and what you should never feed them as well as their water requirements
  • Caring for Chickens - it's a big commitment, so learn everything you need to know to care for your hens from routine jobs to protecting them to seasonal precautions and more
  • Cleaning the Coop - a vital job that has to be done properly so you will learn the best way to clean the coop to kill pests and prevent infection
  • Pests, Disease and Predators - find out the risks to your chickens and exactly what you can do to minimize these dangers
  • Raising Chickens for Meat - not for everyone, but you will find out exactly how to raise a chicken for the table, including killing, plucking and butchering the bird
  • Breeding Chickens - how to successfully breed chickens to add to your flock, to sell or for the table
  • Hatching Eggs - everything you need to know to select eggs to hatch and incubate them successfully
  • Caring for Baby Chicks - learn how to take care of baby chicks, what they need and when to move them outside
  • Holidaying - find out how to go away on holiday and ensure your chickens are well cared for whilst you are away
  • Exhibiting Chickens - discover the best breeds to exhibit and exactly what is required for a show winning chicken
  • Making Money With Chickens - some tips on generating an income from your chickens


Keeping chickens is incredibly rewarding and once you have had fresh eggs you won't ever want to return to bland, tasteless supermarket eggs. Although there is an initial outlay, chickens are relatively low maintenance and do not tend to cost much once they are settled. You can be enjoying fresh eggs and even meat from your chickens.


Enjoy your adventure into chicken keeping, it is good fun and something anyone can do, even with a small backyard. Discover today how this book will teach you everything you need to know to successfully keep chickens at home and enjoy the benefits of these backyard birds.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781838336011
ISBN-10: 183833601X
Publisher: Inspiring Gardening Ideas
Publication Date: December 10th, 2020
Pages: 140
Language: English