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The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens

Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens

By Andy Schneider & Brigid McCrea Ph.D.

The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens by Andy Schneider & Brigid McCrea Ph.D.

Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to reconnect with the earth, the community and your food sources, even with limited space in your backyard.

Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows—and everything you need to know—about raising a backyard flock! Authors Schneider and McCrea explain poultry keeping with a unique and commonsense perspective. It is quick and easy to read yet informative and enjoyable. Chapter 10, “Illness and Ailments” is outstanding. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle.

Inside, you’ll learn:

• The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock

• So You’re Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation

• The Art of Brooding

• Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs

• Nutrition, Health, and Wellness

…and much more!

176 pages, $19.99

The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens 978-1-59253-728-6 176 pages $19.99
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