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Author Graham, Chris, 1961-

Title Wisdom for hen keepers : 500 tips for keeping chickens / Chris Graham.

Publication Info. Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, [2013]
2013

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  636.5 G76w 2013    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  636.5 Gra    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description 288 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary "This book is a collection of 500 tips for keeping chickens, illustrated throughout with specially commissioned linocut prints, is an ideal companion for newcomers to chicken keeping and also a perfect gift for more experienced bird lovers"-- Provided by publisher.
"Keeping chickens in your own backyard, whether out in the country or right in the heart of the city, is all the rage these days. In this delightful collection of 500 chicken-raising tips, expert poultry fancier Chris Graham provides all you need to know to get started in this rewarding hobby. For easy reference, the tips are divided into ten chapters, covering all aspects of chicken keeping, from coops and equipment through choosing chickens for eggs and meat to feeding chickens and breeding and showing. The tips are grouped logically so that beginners can build their knowledge gradually, while old hands might prefer to dip in and out at random or refer to the index to access specific topics. The tips are accompanied by simple annotated diagrams where required, and a series of specially commissioned linocut prints by printmaker Melvyn Evans rounds out this charming package"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Getting Started with Hens -- Hen-Keeping Equipment -- Choosing Your Birds -- Basic Run Setup -- The Right Housing -- Feeding and Welfare -- Good Husbandry -- Hatching and Rearing -- Tackling Common Problems -- Exhibition and Hen Rescue -- Glossary.
Source NBK 7/14 PPL
Subject Chickens.
Hens.
Urban agriculture.
Chickens. (OCoLC)fst00854094
Hens. (OCoLC)fst00955173
Urban agriculture. (OCoLC)fst01162356
Added Title Wisdom for henkeepers
ISBN 9781621137627 (hardback)
1621137627 (hardback)

 
    
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