Keeping Chickens: Getting the Best from Your Chickens (2nd Revised edition)

Keeping Chickens: Getting the Best from Your Chickens (2nd Revised edition)

By: Celia Lewis (author), Jeremy Hobson (author)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.

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About Author

Jeremy Hobson is a countryside consultant with a lifetime's background in rural and farming matters of all sorts. This is his third book for David & Charles. He lives in Northern France. Celia Lewis is an artist/craftsperson with a special interest in hens and other domestic birds. She lives in Surrey.


Introduction; Understanding Chickens; What to Consider; Choosing the Breed; Where & When to Get Your Chickens; Housing & Cleaning; Feeding Chickens; All About Eggs; Breeding Chickens; Health & Care; Egg Recipes; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780715336250
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780715336250
  • weight: 567
  • ISBN10: 0715336258
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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