Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens (Paperback)

Care / Feeding / Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising)

By Gail Damerow

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9781580173254, 352pp.

Publication Date: January 12, 1995

List Price: 18.95*
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Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, and up-to-date information on chicken health issues, including avian influenza and fowl first aid.

About the Author

Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry, Countryside, and Rural Heritage magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. 

Praise For Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens: Care / Feeding / Facilities (Storey’s Guide to Raising)

“Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more.  Many photos and illustrations, tables and index.” – Back Home