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Keep Chickens! Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs and Other Small Spaces

By: Barbara Kilarski

Price: $22.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9781580174916

ISBN: 1580174914

Condition: New


No matter how small your lot is, you can keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs every morning. Barbara Kilarski shares her passion for poultry as she fills this guide with tips and techniques for successfully raising chickens in small spaces. Spotlighting the self-sufficient pleasures of tending your own flock, Kilarski offers detailed information on everything from choosing breeds that thrive in tight quarters and building coops to providing medical care for sick animals. You'll have fun as you keep happy and productive chickens. View more info

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Poultry Breeds : The Pocket Guide to 104 Essential Breeds

By: Carol Edarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2017

Edition: Pocket Edition

Seller ID: 9781612126920

ISBN: 1612126928

Condition: New


Poultry Breeds is a fresh field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird's history, physical characteristics, and common uses, with specially noted fun facts sprinkled throughout. This pocket-size, browsable guide is easy to use, and author Carol Ekarius knows her birds: she has been writing about livestock for nearly 20 years and has raised her own for decades. View more info

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Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176675

ISBN: 1580176674

Condition: New


More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colourful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America's quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl. 288 pages View more info

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Pocketful of Poultry : The Pocket Book of Poultry Breeds

By: Carol Ekarius

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 9781580176774

ISBN: 1580176771

Condition: New


Poultry in a pocket-size book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or auction. More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colours in full-page images that capture their good looks and lively personalities. Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning beaks are just a few of their appealing features. From laying hens to heritage turkeys to adorable ducks, here are all the common barnyard favourites, plu... View more info

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How To Raise Chickens : Everything You Need To Know

By: Christine Heinrichs

Price: $34.95  $19.95

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9780760328286

ISBN: 0760328285

Condition: New


Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this book shows you what to do next. In this hands-on, easy-to-use guidebook, longtime chicken breeder and poultry expert Christine Heinrichs tells you everything you need to know to raise chickens in your backyard--from laying out the yard and designing a coop to choosing breeds, caring for chicks, egging, sexing, and butchering. Whether you're interested in rare breeds or the garden variety; whether you want to show your chickens or serve them, this brightly illustrated, clearly written guide will prove an indispensable resource. View more info

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How to Raise Chickens : Everything You Need to Know Third Edition

By: Christine Heinrichs

Price: $27.95

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press: 2019

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780760364130

ISBN: 0760364133

Condition: New


Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in Future Farmers of America (FFA)-endorsed How to Raise Chickens makes it easy for young readers and beginners to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this book shows what to do next with the help of longtime chicken breeder Christine Heinrichs, who explains all the helpful dos and important don'ts. Easy-to-follow advice helps readers Choose breeds and obtain stock; House and feed chickens; Manage your flock and keep it healthy; Select... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks 2nd Edition

By: Dave Holderread

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1152

ISBN: 1603426922

Condition: New


Covering everything from breeding to butchering, Dave Holderread provides all the information you need to know to successfully raise your own ducks. With in-depth information on feeding, housing, behaviour, and health care, this comprehensive guide also provides proven strategies for creating a profitable business plan and marketing your products. Whether you're about to acquire your first ducks or are interested in experimenting with rare breeds, Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks will help you achieve your duck-raising goals. View more info

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How to Look After Your Budgie: A Practical Guide to Caring for Your Pet, in Step-by-step Photographs

By: David Alderton

Price: $13.95

Publisher: UK, Armadillo Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000507

ISBN: 1861473265

Condition: New


This title is filled with useful information and advice, from how to choose a budgie, to feeding and healthcare. It offers practical instruction on how to handle your pet, train it to perch on your finger and teach it to talk, shown in over 60 easy-to-follow photographs. Ideal for 5- to 9-year-olds, this book will enable children to bond with their budgie and get the most out of being a responsible and caring pet owner. It is written by an internationally renowned authority on birds and their care. Children love animals. Looking after one's first pet is a hugely enjoyable and wondrous experien... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys 3rd Edition

By: Don Schrider

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2013

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1149

ISBN: 1612121497

Condition: New


Turkeys are an excellent source of succulent meat, rich eggs, and nutrient-dense manure, and raising them is a rewarding and profitable activity for many farmers. Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys provides expert information on breed selection, facilities management, health care, and slaughtering. With helpful tips on acquiring organic certification, processing both meat and eggs, and marketing your products, you'll have all the information you need to successfully raise your own healthy and productive turkeys. View more info

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The Backyard Chicken Bible: The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens

By: Eric Lofgren

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Betterway Books: 2014

Seller ID: 000388

ISBN: 1440339244

Condition: New


Your Backyard is the New Farm! Whether you want two chickens or two hundred, this manual will guide you along your journey to successfully raising chickens. Growing a backyard chicken flock is an investment, and one of the most important factors in cultivating a happy, healthy poultry society is taking the time to learn everything you can about your birds. The Backyard Chicken Bible is filled with real-life solutions and expert advice on what to do in almost any scenario you may find yourself in while raising chickens. No matter if you're starting with eggs, chicks or adult birds, you'll find ... View more info

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Hentopia : Create a Hassle-Free Habitat for Happy Chickens; 21 Innovative Projects

By: Frank Hyman

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 9781612129945

ISBN: 1612129943

Condition: New


More eggs, less work! And more enjoyment for both the chickens and their keeper! That's the promise of Frank Hyman's Hentopia. From the Vending Machine Feeder to the Refilling Rainwaterer, Hyman's innovative building projects are designed to save time and money, while keeping chickens safe, healthy, clean, and well-fed. All 21 of the projects for the chicken yard feature easy-to-follow instructions and colourful photos, including creative doorways, nest boxes, fencing, roosts, as well as a predator-proof pen and "Chunnel" chicken run. With a lively, humorous voice, Hyman generously shares his ... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens Third Edition

By: Gail Damerow

Price: $29.95  $19.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781603424691

ISBN: 1603424695

Condition: New


From hatching chicks to putting eggs on the table, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need to successfully keep chickens. Gail Damerow shows you how to choose the right breeds for your needs, build efficient chicken coops, provide necessary medical attention for your animals, and much more. Whether you're raising broilers for meat or preparing your chickens to win a blue ribbon at the next county fair, Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens will help you achieve your poultry-raising goals. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens Fourth Edition

By: Gail Damerow

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2018

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9781612129303

ISBN: 1612129307

Condition: New


With 372,000 copies in print, this is the most trusted and comprehensive reference on every aspect of chicken care, housing, feeding, and health care. The full-color new edition features the most current practices and a fresh new design. Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow's comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You'll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and me... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry Fourth Edition

By: Glenn Drowns

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2012

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9781612120003

ISBN: 1612120008

Condition: New


Whether you're running a farm or interested in keeping a few backyard birds, Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry covers everything you need to know to successfully raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout, Glenn Davis provides expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behaviour, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl, you'll be inspired to experiment with new breeds and add diversity to your poultry operation. 464 pages. View more info

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Jackie French's Chook Book Second Edition

By: Jackie French

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Australia, Aird Books: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780947214593

ISBN: 0947214593

Condition: New


Deals with chickens. This title features many mouth-watering chicken-and-egg recipes. It includes sections on poultry keeping and management that are illustrated with almost 100 full-colour photographs. Use this book, and you will love chickens too: love to keep them, scratching about in your own backyard; love to eat them, prepared from one of Jackie's many mouth-watering chicken-and-egg recipes. This completely revised edition's sections on poultry keeping and management have been greatly expanded, and are now illustrated with almost 100 full-colour photographs. It is bigger, better and alwa... View more info

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

By: James A. Jobling

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Christopher Helm: 2009

Seller ID: A1012

ISBN: 1408125013

Condition: New


Many scientific bird names describe a bird's habits, habitat, distribution or plumage, while other birds are named after their discoverers or in honour of prominent ornithologists. This extraordinary work of reference lists the genus and species name for almost every species of bird in the world as well as information about its meaning and derivation. In the case of eponyms brief biographical details are provided for each of the personalities commemorated in the scientific names. This fascinating book is an outstanding information resource which will both educate and inform, and may even help ... View more info

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Chick Days : Raising Chickens from Hatchlings to Laying Hens

By: Jenna Woginrich

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2011

Seller ID: 9781603425841

ISBN: 1603425845

Condition: New


If you who want to raise chickens but don't know where to begin, Chick Days offers a warm and spirited introduction to these quirky backyard birds. Jenna Woginrich chronicles the life journey of three chickens (Amelia, Honey, and Tilda) from fluffy, newly hatched bundles to grown hens laying eggs of their own. As you watch these chickens grow, you'll learn everything you need to know about chicken behaviour, feeding, housing, and health care. This playfully informative guide will inspire you to confidently raise your own feathered flock. View more info

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Raising Chickens For Dummies Second Edition

By: Kimberly Willis and Robert T. Ludlow

Price: $30.95

Publisher: USA, For Dummies: 2015

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9781118982785

ISBN: 1118982789

Condition: New


Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular?an... View more info

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A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens

By: Melissa Caughey

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 9781612124186

ISBN: 1612124186

Condition: New


Melissa Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also includes ideas for lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creating a veggie pinata for the flock, and making a chicken fort in the backyard. She even offers ten egg-centric recipes that kids will love to make and eat, including French toast, egg drop soup, and Mexican egg pizza. View more info

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Conures: A Guide to Caring for your Conure (Parakeet)

By: Nikki Moustaki

Price: $16.95

Publisher: USA, Bowtie Press: 2006

Seller ID: A1165

ISBN: 1931993939

Condition: New


The adorable conure, named for its conically shaped tail, is one of the world’s favorite parrots and the subject of this Complete Care Made Easy pet guide that presents new and experienced bird keepers with insight into every aspect of selecting, caring for, and maintaining well-behaved happy pet birds. Bird specialist and trainer Nikki Moustaki has written an ideal introductory pet guide about the boisterous conure, with chapters on the characteristics of the conure, the varied behaviors of these small macaw-like parrots in the wild, selection of a healthy, typical pet bird, housing an... View more info