The New Rules of the Roost (Hardcover)

Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock

By Robert Litt, Hannah Litt

Timber Press, 9781604698459, 208pp.

Publication Date: July 10, 2018

List Price: 29.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

“The Litts offer the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy.” —Gail Damerow, author of The Guide to Raising Chickens

The New Rules of the Roost goes beyond the basics and addresses the real problems that crop up over time with backyard chickens. This hardworking guide covers a wide range of topics including organic health remedies and disease prevention, pest management, organic nutrition, the best breeds for specific needs, and the simplest options for daily maintenance and feeding. You'll also learn tips and tricks for introducing new birds into your flock, managing aggressive behavior, caring for mature chickens, and much more.


About the Author

Robert Litt founded the Urban Farm Store in Portland, Oregon with his wife Hannah. They’ve been featured on Planet Green’s Renovation Nation, National Public Radio, and Oregon Public Broadcasting. He was named one of Food & Wine’s “40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40” in 2010.


Hannah Litt founded the Urban Farm Store in Portland, Oregon with her husband Robert. They’ve been featured on Planet Green’s Renovation Nation, National Public Radio, and Oregon Public Broadcasting.


Praise For The New Rules of the Roost: Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock

“The Litts listen daily to concerns and questions posed by customers seeking the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy. Now they’ve compiled their proven solutions into this often-entertaining book.” —Gail Damerow, author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens

“Wealth of advice packed so nicely into one volume. . . . perfect for enterprising chickenistas just starting out and for those with established flocks as well.” —Library Journal starred review