Fresh Eggs Daily (Hardcover)

Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens... Naturally

By Lisa Steele

St. Lynn's Press, 9780985562250, 142pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2013

List Price: 18.95*
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More than ever, Americans care about the quality and safety of the food they eat. They're bringing back an American tradition: raising their own backyard chickens for eggs and companionship. And they care about the quality of life of their chickens. Fresh Eggs Daily is an authoritative, accessible guide to coops, nesting boxes, runs, breeding, feed, and natural health care with time-tested remedies. The author promotes the benefits of keeping chickens happy and well-occupied, and in optimal health, free of chemicals and antibiotics. She emphasizes the therapeutic value of herbs and natural supplements to maintaining a healthy environment for your chickens. Includes many "recipes" and 8 easy DIY projects for the coop and run. Full color photos throughout. The USDA's new study of urban chicken raising sees a 400% increase in backyard chickens over the next 5 years, driven by younger adults.

About the Author

Lisa Steele is a 5th generation chicken keeper and continues the tradition on her Virginia farm. She writes for her blog Fresh Eggs Daily.. She has been featured in Chickens magazine, Hobby Farm Home magazine and the UK-based Your Chickens magazine. She is a contributing writer for Community Chickens, Tractor Supply's Out Here magazine, Grit magazine online, and is a book reviewer for Mother Earth News, Storey Publishing and Timber Press.