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Whether it's moving to the country and starting over on a whim or just making city- living a little simpler and easier, the "Green" movement is changing the way we live our day- to-day lives. Skyhorse's Self-Sufficiency handbooks are meant to help-offering advice on what to do, how to do it better, and how to save money as well. This is a beautifully illustrated series made even more beautiful, because its goal is to help everyone live in a more earth-friendly fashion. This handbook provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of raising chickens. You don't need a large space to raise and keep chickens, and most families find that they only need a couple of hens to keep them stocked with fresh eggs year-round. Packed full of information on the basic housing costs and requirements, food and water requirements, disease prevention, and breeding-this book also includes a comprehensive section on the breeds available, their specific requirements, and a list of resources.
Includes 30 in. chicken ramp, fasteners and hardware. Shingles, drip edge and paint are not included. Smart Panel siding, primed, ready to paint. Chicken Door on right front of coop. 2 front windows: 14 in. W x 21 in. H. 1 rear window: 30 in. W x 36 in. H. 4 in. x 4 in. treated runners (if you purchase floor kit). Assembly required. Available sizes: 10 ft. x 10 ft. 10 ft. x 12 ft. 10 ft. x 14 ft. 10 ft. x 16 ft. Kits are shipped nationwide via common carrier. When your shipment is expected to be delivered via common carrier, you will be required to have 2 people there to help unload. Your shipment will arrive on a pallet (number of pallets will vary with size of building). The truck driver will help remove the bands and wrapping on the pallet, the 2 people will then be required to unload each panel from the truck.
Mini Encyclopedia of Chicken Breeds & Care: A Color Directory of the Most Popular Breeds and Their Care
A comprehensive and richly illustrated guide to keeping chickens. Chickens kept as pets are increasingly popular, even in urban environments, as more and more people discover it is easy to keep chickens, even in a small backyard. They make excellent pets and offer the immeasurable benefit of a free and ready supply of fresh eggs. The expert author alerts the many newcomers to chicken-keeping to the amazing variety of breeds available -- more than 100 registered pure breeds and bantams, as well as many hybrids. This beautifully illustrated reference provides essential advice about the housing and care of chickens, as well as profiles of more than 70 of the most popular breeds, with details such as: History and origins Weight ranges Egg characteristics Physical appearance Behavior. The "Mini Encyclopedia of Chicken Breeds and Care" provides an unrivalled depth of practical information, and it features more than 500 specially commissioned color photographs. From the plump, cushionlike beauty of the Buff Orpington to the extravagantly ornamental bantams, readers will discover there is a chicken breed that ideally suits them.
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know... and Didn't Know You Needed to Know about Backyar
Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, 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 Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective 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