Storey's Guide To Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition: Care, Feeding, Facilities by Gail DamerowStorey's Guide To Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition: Care, Feeding, Facilities by Gail Damerow

Storey's Guide To Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition: Care, Feeding, Facilities

byGail Damerow

Paperback | January 20, 2010

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Gail Damerow shows you how to choose the right breeds for your needs, build efficient chicken coops, provide necessary medical attention for your animals, and much more. Whether you’re raising broilers for meat or preparing your chickens to win a blue ribbon at the next county fair, Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens will help you achieve your poultry-raising goals.
Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a...
Title:Storey's Guide To Raising Chickens, 3rd Edition: Care, Feeding, FacilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.13 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Storey Publishing, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1603424695

ISBN - 13:9781603424691


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book This book provided everything I needed to know when I started to keep chickens. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Informative I bought this specifically for the information on incubating / hatching chicks. It gave me the details we needed for a very successful hatch! I have found lots of helpful information in the other sections of the book as well.
Date published: 2016-11-07

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Chicken-Raising Mentality

1. Choosing the Perfect Chicken

2. Housing

3. Feeding

4. Meat Bird Management

5. Butchering Day (and Good Eating to Follow)

6. Layer Management

7. Table Eggs

8. Managing Breeders

9. Incubation and Hatching

10. Chick Care

11. General Management

12. Health Management

13. Showing


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"Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more.  Many photos and illustrations, tables and index." - Back Home