Our best-selling title and currently the UK's best-selling book on chickens.
Comprehensive help for all those who wish to keep chickens on a small scale.
It covers everything from choosing a house to selecting, buying and caring for hens. Over 90 breeds are illustrated, many in colour. Feeding, breeding, eggs and seasonal care are discussed, as well as dealing with problems should they occur.
Written in a clear and concise way - an ideal introduction.
List of Contents
Are chickens for you?
What do chickens need?
History of the chicken
The house and run
Fencing and predators
Choosing a breed
Illustrated description of the breeds
Buying the birds
Daily and seasonal care
What to do with all those eggs
Breeding your own replacements
Dealing with problems
References and further information
Product Category: Poultry Equipent > Books
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Starting With Chickens
based on3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
great started book i had looked at this book when i attedned a poultry keeping course at South Yeo farm. This is a great knowledge refresher or useful if you are not able to attend any training locally! -
very informative book..i can see myself using it for years to come.things easily explained -
Well read. This book has been a fantastic buy. I have read it lots. It is basic, but is a good place to start. I still go back to it when I have questions. -
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