How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need To Know, Updated & Revised

January 21, 2013|
How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need To Know, Updated & Revised by Christine Heinrichs
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Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, whether you have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in How to Raise Chickens makes it easy for young readers and beginners to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this FFA-licensed guide shows what to do next with the help of longtime chicken breeder Christine Heinrichs, who explains all the helpful dos and important don'ts.

Easy-to-follow advice helps readers:

  • Choose breeds and obtain stock
  • House and feed chickens
  • Manage your flock and keep it healthy
  • Select and cull for breeding programs
  • Incubate eggs and care for chicks
  • Raise chickens in the country, suburbs, or city
How to Raise Chickens provides information on breed types, obtaining stock, housing, feeding, flock management, breeding programs, incubation and care of chicks, selection and culling, showing, health care, and the legal aspects of raising chickens. Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business.

Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, How to Raise Chickens is a trusted source of information to new chickenkeepers of all ages, sure to inspire further investigation of the hobby.
Christine Heinrichs is the author of How to Raise Chickens and How to Raise Poultry (both Voyageur Press, 2013) and has won many awards over the course of her 30-year writing career. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Oregon and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of Environmental Jo...
Title:How to Raise Chickens: Everything You Need To Know, Updated & RevisedFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.75 inPublished:January 21, 2013Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760343772

ISBN - 13:9780760343777

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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