Keeping Chickens : Getting the Best from Your Chickens, Paperback

Keeping Chickens : Getting the Best from Your Chickens Paperback

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This title presents the perfect introduction to the rewarding hobby of poultry keeping.

It reveals how, as well as being useful, chickens are interesting and colourful characters that make good pets and can enliven any garden.

It fuses contemporary lifestyle design, imaginative and appealing images and lively, authoritative text to ensure the widest possible interest.

It is a comprehensive guide to chicken breeds including hybrids and rescue birds.

It offers everything you need to know about housing, feeding and welfare as well as a useful recipe section full of great ideas for using up all those extra fresh eggs.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 150 colour photographs, 30 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: David & Charles
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  • Category: Birds, including cage birds, as pets
  • ISBN: 9780715336250



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I liked it. Lots of good, but basic info. Also geared toward readers in the United Kingdom, so those of us here in the US will need to do some additional research. Still, not a bad primer, and the section on different chicken breeds is fantastic.