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Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens

Storey s Guide to Raising Chickens
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publsiher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 26 February 1995
  • ISBN : 9781580173254
  • Pages : 341 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 4 ratings
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Summary:
Expert advice on selecting breeds, caring for chicks, producing eggs, raising broilers, feeding, troubleshooting, and much more.



Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th Edition
  • Author : Glenn Drowns
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 22 May 2012
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Whether you’re running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Drowns provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you’ll be inspired to experiment with new


Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, 4th Edition
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 26 December 2017
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Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication makes the sections on flock management truly authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity


Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
  • Author : Carol Ekarius
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 18 July 2016
GET THIS BOOKStorey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.


Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Dave Holderread
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 19 January 2011
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With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behavior, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you’re about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey’s Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals.


Your Chickens

Your Chickens
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 19 October 2012
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Full of expert advice and plenty of encouragement for the youngest poultry farmers, this introductory guide is designed to show children ages 9 and up how to safely and successfully raise their own chickens. With age-appropriate language and clear diagrams, Gail Damerow provides everything kids need to know to choose, purchase, house, and show their own chickens. Whether they’re interested in raising chickens for pleasure or to make money, this easy-to-use guide will help children achieve their chicken-raising goals.



Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks

Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 12 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKHatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks

Gail Damerow shows you how to incubate, hatch, and brood baby chickens, ducklings, goslings, turkey poults, and guinea keets. With advice on everything from selecting a breed and choosing the best incubator to feeding and caring for newborn chicks in a brooder, this comprehensive guide also covers issues like embryo development, panting chicks, and a variety of common birth defects. Whether you want to hatch three eggs or one hundred, you’ll find all the information you need to make


The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens

The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens
  • Author : Anne Kuo
  • Publisher : Rockridge Press
  • Release : 04 June 2019
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The book new chicken keepers will crow about. The Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens makes it simple and easy to start keeping these surprisingly smart birds right in your backyard. From constructing coops to rearing chicks, you'll learn everything you need to know to make sure your chickens stay happy and healthy all year round. Which breed of chicken is right for you? What's the best coop-bedding material? What sort of feed should you use? Let expert chicken keeper Anne


Raising Chickens For Dummies

Raising Chickens For Dummies
  • Author : Kimberley Willis,Robert T. Ludlow
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 13 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKRaising Chickens For Dummies

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a


The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition

The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 08 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKThe Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition

Healthy chickens are happy chickens. This one-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You’ll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.


A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens

A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens
  • Author : Melissa Caughey
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 01 April 2015
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Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have lots of fun doing it. Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, Caughey’s engaging advice helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed more than the imagination with egg-centric dishes like Mexican


How To Raise Chickens

How To Raise Chickens
  • Author : Christine Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Voyageur Press
  • Release : 15 March 2007
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Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this book shows you what to do next. In this hands-on, easy-to-use guidebook, longtime chicken breeder and poultry expert Christine Heinrichs tells you everything you need to know to raise chickens in your backyard—from laying out the yard and designing a coop to choosing breeds, caring for chicks, egging, sexing, and butchering. Whether you’re interested in rare breeds or the garden variety; whether you want to show your


Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition

Storey's Guide to Raising Meat Goats, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Maggie Sayer
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 08 December 2010
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Discover how raising your own meat goats can be a fun and profitable endeavor. Offering plenty of tips for creating an economically viable operation and identifying niche markets for your products, Storey’s Guide to Raising Meat Goats shows you how to care for a thriving and productive herd full of healthy and happy animals.


The Chicken Encyclopedia

The Chicken Encyclopedia
  • Author : Gail Damerow
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, breeding, molting, communication, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these