Backyard Chickens: How To Keep Happy Hens

July 3, 2018|
Backyard Chickens: How To Keep Happy Hens by Dave Ingham
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Keeping a few hens was once only for rural dwellers with big yards - or inner-city hippies. Now it's mainstream and an attractive proposition wherever you live. Fluffy little recycling units that eat weeds, bugs and scraps and turn them into organic eggs - what's not to love? Chickens are great backyard pets for young and old - they're a natural extension for everyone with a vegie patch, and for those who like eggs but are concerned about the welfare of commercial hens. This book is the perfect reference, whether you're already keeping chickens or an absolute beginner thinking about getting a couple of chooks. Dave Ingham offers compulsively readable advice on how to start, housing and feeding, settling chickens in with other pets, troubleshooting, and the (minimal) commitment required to keep your backyard hens healthy and happy.
Dave Ingham (no relation to the food brand!) is the resident hen keeping expert on radio 702 Weekends with Simon Marnie, and runs Rent-a-chook, selling chickens coops and offering try-before-you-buy mini hen houses to Sydneysiders since 2001. Dave first got into hen keeping as an impoverished university student, when he and his mates p...
Title:Backyard Chickens: How To Keep Happy Hens
Product dimensions:224 pages, 9.75 X 7 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.75 X 7 X 0.75 in
Published:July 3, 2018
Publisher:Murdoch Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781743367551

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