A Guide to Raising Chickens: Care, Feeding, Facilities (Storey Animal Handbook)
|Rating||:||4.12 (737 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||341 Pages|
She has raised chickens since 1970 when she bought her first home, which "came with chickens." Gail has been a creative writing instructor at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville since 1988. Buy this book." . This is the best single book on chicken raising I have seen -- it has solid practical advice, good 'how-to' tips, and covers everything. Author Gail Damerow lives in Gainesboro, Tennessee,
" This is the best single book on chicken raising I have seenBuy this book." -- Ron Macher, Small Farm Today magazine
"This book has it all." according to A Customer. I read several books on raising poultry before buying this one to have in my library. This book is a wonderful guide for the beginner, covering all issues related to raising chickens for eggs, meat, breeding, etc. If you're thinking about raising chickens, this book will tell you all you need to know to get them off to a good start!. My First Reference I was a beginner and this book worked well for me. This book explains everything from incubation to chicks to health management, all at a beginners level. Highly recommend this book if your working on your first brood.. Comprehensive, well-organised, and very readable. My 9-year-old daughter wants to raise chickens, and we bought this book to find out how to proceed. It has answered every question we had, and many we didn't know to ask! The book is so clear and easy to read, that my daughter read it cover to cover. But don't get the impression it is written for kids; it is intended for an adult reader, and has all the detail you could want.Th
Expert advice on selecting breeds, caring for chicks, producing eggs, raising broilers, feeding, troubleshooting, and much more.