The Essential Guide to Choosing and Keeping Happy, Healthy Hens
Chickens are back! More-relaxed suburban and urban ordinances on raising and housing chickens, plus the desire for homeowners to become more self-sufficient as “backyard homesteaders,” has led to renewed interest across the country in keeping chickens. Chickens for the Backyard Homesteader is packed with tips, strategies, and advice that gives readers the confidence to look after their hens and avoid common problems”.
Getting Started: the best chickens to choose andh ow to house them and acclimate them – Daily Care: how often to feed your hens, plus what to do with the chickens when you go away – Behavior: what’s normal for chickens, and how to deal with any problems – Eggs: how many you can expect from your hens and for how long – Health: how to treat your chickens when they show signs of distress”