An Australian Guide
by Nicolas Brasch
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New softcover book, published by Penguin Australia 2007, 138 pages.
The ultimate guide to keeping chickens in your backyard
The more obvious rewards of chicken ownership - like delicious fresh eggs daily and fabulous cost-free fertiliser - are well known. Chickens even help keep down the number of pest insects in your garden. But there are other benefits too, not least of which is the endless entertainment you get watching them scratch, peck, socialise and preen.
This book includes all the information you need to keep your very own chickens:
How to choose a breed suited to your needs, space and climate
How to choose and build or buy a coop
How to care for your chickens
How to breed chicks successfully
- Why Keep Chickens?
- 20 Common Questions Answered
- 10 Steps to Keeping Chickens
- Know Your Chickens
- The Right Chickens for Me
- Housing Your Chickens
- Caring for Your Chickens
- Breeding Chickens
- Chickens for Show
- Resource and Suppliers
- plus extensive glossary and comprehensive index
Keeping Chickens will show you how easy, fun and satisfying owning chooks can be.
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KEEPING CHICKENS: An Australian Guide by Nicolas Brasch