Backyard Chickens Beyond The Basics: Lessons For Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken Behavior, Keeping A Rooster, Adjusting For by Pam FreemanBackyard Chickens Beyond The Basics: Lessons For Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken Behavior, Keeping A Rooster, Adjusting For by Pam Freeman

Backyard Chickens Beyond The Basics: Lessons For Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken…

byPam Freeman

Paperback | May 1, 2017

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When you're ready for the next step,Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basicsshows you the realities of raising productive flocks that are happy and healthy.

A must-have for every backyard chicken keeper,Backyard Chickens Beyond the Basicsgoes beyond introductory lessons and explores the realities of raising a flock for eggs -- and entertainment, of course! Fromodd eggs and molting, to feeding and preparing for the seasons, this bookcovers the subjects beginner books don't adequately addressand re-examines common knowledge that may not actually hold true. It's a resource to turn to time and again.

Author Pam Freeman draws on her years of experience fielding reader questions to identify and clearly explain many common - and some not-so-common - issues in chicken keeping, including:

  • How do you add new chickens to your flock?
  • What is the pecking order and how can you change or control it?
  • Is it better to raise chicks by hand or with a broody hen?
  • What do you do when you collect eggs?

InBackyard Chickens Beyond the Basics, readers will find not just answers, but a book full of"coop truth"that helps them continue on their journey. Because as every chicken owner knows: Chickens are individuals and real-life chicken keeping often takes you far from the beaten path.

Pam Freemanis the editor ofBackyard Poultrymagazine andCountrysidemagazine. After she received four Silver Laced Wyandotte chicks from the Easter Bunny, her flock quickly grew and Pam launched pamsbackyardchickens.com. In the years that followed, she hand-raised chicks, nursed chicks and chickens back to health, and experienced the ent...
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Title:Backyard Chickens Beyond The Basics: Lessons For Expanding Your Flock, Understanding Chicken…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.75 × 7.75 × 0.75 inPublished:May 1, 2017Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760352003

ISBN - 13:9780760352007

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! My husband bought me this book for Christmas and it is full of wonderful and useful information. I recommend this book for any chicken keeper new and old!!
Date published: 2018-01-01

Editorial Reviews

"...has info not always found in other chicken primers"
- The Cleveland Plain Dealer