Chicken Coops

Read this book today and build your very first coop successfully. Chicken coops are enclosures to keep your chickens from running to places where you would not want them to be.

Author: Tom Sutherland

Publisher: Chronos Publishing LLC

ISBN: PKEY:6610000270569

Category: Technology & Engineering

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Build Your Own First Chicken Coop Today and Enjoy the Benefits and Simple Pleasures of Raising Your own Chickens in Your Own Backyard! Raising chickens in your own backyard is both an enjoyable and a profitable endeavor. You raise chickens in a 100% organic way so you get the freshest eggs and the healthiest meat possible. Not only that, the sweet satisfaction and sense of accomplishment you get as you start harvesting eggs are truly priceless. This book contains proven steps and strategies on how to build your own chicken coop. It will guide you through everything you need to know about coop building and a bit about raising chickens. Read this book today and build your very first coop successfully. Chicken coops are enclosures to keep your chickens from running to places where you would not want them to be. It keeps them safe from predators like wolves, foxes and even your beloved pet dog.The main purpose of a coop is to be a safe, protected place for hens to lay their eggs. These need to be protected from predators and bad weather to preserve good health and quality. Hens and their eggs are very vulnerable to predators. There are snakes and small mammals, as well as birds of prey that include eggs in their diets. Larger predators like dogs, wolves and snakes can go after the chicken. The coop serves to keep chickens and eggs safe, especially at night when these predators usually come out to hunt. Here Is A Preview of The Chapters in this Book:- •Chapter 1 :What Are Chicken Coops And Why Do You Have To Use Them? •Chapter 2:Chicken Coop Plans And Designs •Chapter 3:Everything You Need To Build Your Own Chicken Coop •Chapter 4:Start Building The Chicken Coop •Chapter 5:Framing The Chicken Coop •Chapter 6:Installing The Outer-Frame Parts •Chapter 7:Finishing Touches To The Coop •And Finally Chapter 8 will cover the Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing Chicken Coops Get Your Copy Today! Most eggs in the market are not from chickens raised in the best, healthiest conditions. Most of the chickens are fed with artificial feeds and injected with tons of steroids, artificial hormones and antibiotics. All these junk get into the eggs and eventually into your plate. Your Family and Yourself deserve better! By raising your own chickens, you are assured you have better quality, healthier and safer eggs and meat to consume anytime you want. Go up the page and Buy this book today!
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Chicken Coop Run Chicken Keeping For Beginners

Gain confidence in what you are doing as a beginner. Awesome cover design Several cute illustration graphics inside premium cream pages Makes a great gift for someone special. GET THIS BOOK NOW!

Author: Stirling de Cruz Coleridge

Publisher: Stirling de Cruz Coleridge

ISBN: 9798201944100

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Chicken Coop and Run: Chicken Keeping For Beginners Simple Guide To Raising Poultry Flock In Your Backyard A Newbie's simple overview guide outlines raising chickens to make it easy to start keeping these remarkably wise birds right in your very own backyard. Inside this book outlines the following: Advice from constructing hen-houses to rearing chicks, you'll find out whatever you require to understand what is involved before you even begin. Ensure your hens remain delighted, healthy, and balanced at all times. Which type of chicken is right for you? What's the very bedding material? Poultry caretaker hobbyist Stirling De Cruz Coleridge responds to many basic and curious questions. This enjoyable and user-friendly reference book will certainly widen your knowledge about our feathered buddies! Discover chicken-keeping terms. Read about chicken coops worldwide in various countries. Find out facts about chicken rearing. How to keep your birds risk-free from killers, expert treatment advice. Be mindful of rules and regulations. How to put into practice various procedures for your hens. Gain confidence in what you are doing as a beginner. Awesome cover design Several cute illustration graphics inside premium cream pages Makes a great gift for someone special. GET THIS BOOK NOW!
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Chicken Coop and Run

How to put into practice various procedures for your hens. Gain confidence in what you are doing as a beginner. Awesome cover design. Several cute illustration graphics inside. Makes a great gift for someone special. GET THIS BOOK NOW!

Author: Stirling de Cruz Coleridge

Publisher: Stirling de Cruz Coleridge

ISBN: 9798201684068

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Chicken Coop and Run: Chicken Keeping For Beginners Simple Guide To Raising Poultry Flock In Your Backyard A Newbie's simple overview guide outlines raising chickens to make it easy to start keeping these remarkably wise birds right in your very own backyard. Inside this book outlines the following: Advice from constructing hen-houses to rearing chicks, you'll find out whatever you require to understand what is involved before you even begin. Ensure your hens remain delighted, healthy and balanced at all times. Which type of chicken is right for you? What's the very bedding material? Poultry caretaker hobbyist Stirling De Cruz Coleridge responds to many basic and curious questions. This enjoyable and user- friendly reference book will certainly widen your knowledge about our feathered buddies! Discover chicken-keeping terms. Read about chicken coops worldwide in various countries. Find out facts about chicken rearing. How to keep your birds risk-free from killers, expert treatment advice. Be mindful of rules and regulations. How to put into practice various procedures for your hens. Gain confidence in what you are doing as a beginner. Awesome cover design. Several cute illustration graphics inside. Makes a great gift for someone special. GET THIS BOOK NOW!
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Chicken Coop Plan

You will have access to all the tools for getting started. Discover how to build amazing chicken coops today! Get This Book Today, Scroll Up and Click the Buy Now Button!

Author: Jason F Kuo

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798641648293

Category:

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Are You Looking for a Complete Guide for Keeping Chickens in Your Backyard? Then Keep Reading... The Chicken Coop Plan makes it simple and easy to start keeping these surprisingly smart birds right in your backyard. This book gives step-by-step instructions on how to construct a chicken coop which will do just that, as well as giving your chickens a warm place to sleep at night and when the weather turns bad. They're so simple to build that even a novice woodworker can build them in a single weekend, and an experienced pro can tell at a glance what to do next. Most designs require a wood shop full of tools and a lot of experience with construction. Not these designs! You Will Learn: Factors you must consider when building your coop Why you need to slant the top of your nesting box Terminologies used in construction What makes the best wire (it's not chicken wire) for wrapping your coops run in to make it the safest it can be A step-by-step guide to the assorted designs of chicken coops and how to construct them This book will take you from absolute beginner to seasoned professional in just a few straightforward steps. You will have access to all the tools for getting started. Discover how to build amazing chicken coops today! Get This Book Today, Scroll Up and Click the Buy Now Button!
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Raising Chickens For Dummies

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.

Author: Kimberley Willis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119675921

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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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—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guide provides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard. Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781119675921) was previously published as Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781118982785). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.
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How to Build Chicken Coops

How to Build Chicken Coops provides answers in a one-stop reference so chicken owners don't have to waste time searching online for advice.

Author: Samantha Johnson

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 9780760364116

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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This revised and expanded edition of How to Build Chicken Coops—one of the best-selling titles in Voyageur's successful series licensed by Future Farmers of America (FFA)—provides complete and easy-to-follow instructions on building a coop, including 16 pages of new content. Voyageur's acclaimed FFA-licensed series has helped countless first-time animal owners confidently care for their new companions. How to Build Chicken Coops provides answers in a one-stop reference so chicken owners don't have to waste time searching online for advice. Whether readers are involved in the FFA, interested in starting an urban or suburban flock, or just curious about country living or urban farming, raising chickens is a great way to get started. And, when you build your own coop, you can make customizations to meet your specific needs and save money at the same time! Beautifully designed and authoritatively written, How to Build Chicken Coops is a trusted guide to new chicken keepers of all ages. Inside, readers will find more than just a collection of plans, but a compendium of the background and insider information for chicken owners. How much space will you need? What is dust bathing? How many nest boxes and windows will your coop need? How much will it cost? What steps do you need to take to keep your chickens safe from predators? Expanded and redesigned to appeal even more to middle and high school age enthusiasts, How to Build Chicken Coops takes the guesswork out of building a safe and comfortable home that's just right for your flock of chickens.
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Backyard Chickens for Beginners

By reading and applying everything described in this book you will learn: Why raise chickens Which breed is right for you Planning and buying your chickens How to build your chicken coop Caring for your baby chicks Adult chicken care ...

Author: Gregory Farmer

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798644016174

Category:

Page: 122

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Are you looking for a complete guide on backyard chickens? Then keep reading... Backyard chickens can be a great source of fresh eggs and fun, or even meat. They are low maintenance and offer us a wide range of benefits that other pets don't. A lot of people need to realize how to raise chickens and how to produce more meat and eggs. The yield relies upon different components, including the type of breed you rare, the food you utilize, the shelter you give and obviously, the care you give. It is very simple however, no matter the exertion applied to raise chicks healthily. At the point when you give the right care, you will appreciate tasty and fresh meat and eggs. Check out the steps that give you a thought on the best way to raise chickens effectively. First of all, analyze what you need to get from raising chickens. You can either raise them for eggs, for meat or for no reason in particular (maybe for fun). You should choose a breed that is contingent upon your needs. Along these lines, you will get the most extreme fulfillment from raising chickens. By reading and applying everything described in this book you will learn: Why raise chickens Which breed is right for you Planning and buying your chickens How to build your chicken coop Caring for your baby chicks Adult chicken care Chicken food and water Introducing new backyard chickens into a flock Eggs production Maintaining your flock healthy Common chicken problems And much more Give them an appropriate haven: After choosing the breed, you should give the chickens a decent safe house. To give ideal security, it is prudent to make a chicken coop. These offer security to the birds by guarding them against predators and the intruders. The coop will likewise give them warmth, as long as it is outfitted with enough lights. It is ideal if the shelter has a nesting territory with nesting boxes where the chickens can lay their eggs. Right nourishment for great health: As far as health is concerned, the chicks ought to be given run free access to a territory that has bugs and seeds for them to eat. Furnish the birds with balanced and healthy feeds with nutritious enhancements to guarantee they will live long. Give them enough clean water. This will enable the chicks to grow in good health and lay eggs all the more effectively. Shield them from ailments: Protecting the chicks from infections is a central point that you ought to think about when raising chickens. When you mastermind immunizations, you'll have no issue with raising chickens. By and large, chicks are fragile and they are prone to infections. The most widely recognized infection that chickens can get is Coccidiosis. Recollect that this disease is infectious and will spread effectively to different chicks. Rather than worrying over relieving it, it is very wise to avert it ahead of time. Get familiar with this infection before raising chickens. Would You Like To Know More?Click Buy Now With 1-Click or Buy Now to get started!
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Chicken Coop Building

2nd Edition!! Now includes instructions with pictures and materials list for building a chicken coop!! Free bonus plans and video walkthrough inside!

Author: Max Green

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1532967292

Category:

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2nd Edition!! Now includes instructions with pictures and materials list for building a chicken coop!! Free bonus plans and video walkthrough inside! There is nothing better than collecting fresh, still warm chicken eggs in the knowledge that you and your family have exclusively looked after the birds. You what the birds ate and went into the eggs. There's a growing trend in the us for people to keep chickens in their backyards both for eggs, meat and gardening fertilizer. In Austin, Texas, for example, chicken keeping is widespread and, for the moment anyway, even roosters are permitted. Building your own chicken coop could be the first step to a satisfying hobby farming that could lead to healthier living and save you some dollars at the grocery store. If you've taken the plunge and are brooding baby chicks, the only thing that stands between you and supply of fresh eggs is a permanent place for your hens to call home. By six weeks of age they need something more than a cardboard box to live in. Building a basic chicken coop for a small flock of birds is a solid weekend project for the determined "do-it-yourself" with carpentry skills, while the more elaborate coops could easily take several weeks (and will require advanced carpentry skills). All coops have two main components: an enclosed space for sleeping and laying eggs and an open air 'chicken run' to roam around in during the day. The enclosed space should open directly to the run, but should be elevated at least two feet above it so there is space to collect the droppings that fall through the floor. (More on that in a moment. ) There are many possible ways to plan configure, and build a chicken coop, and that is the primary BURDEN of this eBook to teach you all you need to know as a beginner in this exciting endeavor.
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A Kid s Guide to Keeping Chickens

When building your coop and run, it's very important to consider the predators in your area. Not all areas of the country have the same predators, but every area does has animals that would like to eat your chickens or their eggs.

Author: Melissa Caughey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612124193

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have lots of fun doing it. Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, Caughey’s engaging advice helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed more than the imagination with egg-centric dishes like Mexican egg pizza.
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A Chicken in Every Yard

In this handy guide to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you under their experienced wings and share the secrets to: Picking the breeds that are right for you • Building a sturdy coop in one weekend for $100 • Raising happy ...

Author: Robert Litt

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 9781607740612

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 208

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Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs? Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and now they’re ready to help you go local and sustainable with your own backyard birds. In this handy guide to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you under their experienced wings and share the secrets to: Picking the breeds that are right for you • Building a sturdy coop in one weekend for $100 • Raising happy and hearty chicks • Feeding your flock for optimal health and egg nutrition • Preventing and treating common chicken diseases • Planning ahead for family, neighborhood, and legal considerations • Whipping up tasty egg recipes from flan to frittata With everything that first-timers will need to get started—along with expert tips for more seasoned keepers—this colorful, nuts-and-bolts manual proves that keeping chickens is all it’s cracked up to be.
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The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens Revised

Chicken Run As discussed at this beginning of this chapter , the run is the fenced - in area outside the coop where chickens can range , scratch for bugs , and take dust baths . An optimal run offers sunlight and shade .

Author: Andy Schneider

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631594434

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 184

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The down-to-earth, common-sense advice in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised is perfect for people looking to get started keeping backyard poultry. Since The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens was first published in 2011, tens of thousands of people have discovered the joys and benefits of a backyard flock. Now Andy Schneider is back with The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised. 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 in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. Inside, you'll learn: The benefits of a backyard chicken flock The art of incubation Living with brooding hens Setting up coops and runs Proper poultry nutrition Understanding your chickens' health and wellness And that's just for a start, so why not start your flock today?
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The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens

Chicken Run As discussed at this beginning of this chapter, the run is the fenced—in area outside the coop where chickens can range, scratch for bugs, and take dust baths. An optimal run offers sunlight and shade.

Author: Andy Schneider

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781592537280

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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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 in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. 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!
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DIY Chicken Keeping from Fresh Eggs Daily

Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse kitchen.

Author: Lisa Steele

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9780760366448

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Build a better life for your chickens! Join Lisa Steele, chicken keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, to learn how to build just about everything you might need for your coop, run, or farmhouse kitchen. Whether you're a DIY novice looking for an easy win or a more experienced builder looking for chicken-specific projects, you've come to the right place! The chapters are packed with a variety of ideas, covering every skill level: The Basics: Lisa will tell you what tools you absolutely need, the ins and outs of pallets, and a few special skills, like how to transfer lettered designs to wood. Quick and Easy Projects: Get started with projects that take minutes or hours, not days! From a decorative cutting board coop sign and paned window coop mirror to more functional projects like a clothespin herb drying rack and dropping board, you're sure to find the right starter project. Handy Projects: Ready to take on a slightly more challenging build? Try the removable coop ladder roost, boot tree stand, feed dolly, chick-sized jungle gym, or chicken-proof herb garden. Pallet Projects: What's better than DIY projects? DIY projects made from free wood! Use pallets in all forms (whole, partial, and boards) for the projects in this chapter. Make a coop tool holder, chick roosting bar, swinging bench, feeding station, coop shutters, compost bin, and so much more. Weekend Projects: More time doesn't necessarily mean frustrating or too difficult. The ambitious, yet easy-to-follow, projects in this chapter include a sliding barn coop door, a-frame integration pen, and a roadside egg stand. No matter what you need for the coop—or what your chickens might want you to build first!—you're sure to have fun as you create a coop and run that's the envy of your neighbor's flock.
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Raising Chickens

If yes, then this guide might just be what you need. Raising chickens can be difficult, especially if you've never had experience doing it before.

Author: Jason Howard

Publisher: Jason Howard

ISBN:

Category: Humor

Page: 193

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Uncover the best homesteading methods to help you raise healthy chickens and enjoy fresh eggs with this practical guide to modern chicken-rearing methods Do you want to get started in raising your chickens naturally and providing fresh, organic poultry products for yourself and your family, but don't know where to begin? If yes, then this guide might just be what you need. Raising chickens can be difficult, especially if you've never had experience doing it before. In this guide, Jason Howard hands you the blueprint you will need to raise healthy chickens with tips ranging from coop-building and selecting the best chicken breed to making your own custom chicken feed. Here's a preview of what you're going to learn in Raising Chickens: • 3 essential steps you must take before you begin raising chickens • 7 surefire tips to help you protect your chickens from predators • 6 important questions to ask yourself before choosing to buy a coop or build one yourself • 20 critical features your chicken coop must have if you want to raise healthy, robust chickens • The 5-step technique to help you choose the best chicken breed for your budget and needs • 9 easy and effective ways to check the health of the chicken before purchasing it • 15 necessary tools you need to help you take care of your chickens • All the tasks you need to carry out to keep your chicken healthy and in top shape including daily, weekly, monthly and semi-yearly tasks • 3 things you can add to a chicken's diet to help you get that bright orange yolk in your eggs • How to make your own chicken feed without breaking a sweat • ...and tons more! Filled with deep insights into this wildly popular and commercially useful avian species, this guide will show you everything you need to know to raise healthy chickens from the comfort of your own backyard!
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The Chicken Chick s Guide to Backyard Chickens

Kathy Shea Mormino, aka The Chicken Chick, shares her wealth of experience as a chicken keeper in a fun and abundantly illustrated format in The Chicken Chick's Guide to Backyard Chickens.

Author: Kathy Shea Mormino

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 9780760352427

Category: Gardening

Page: 180

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Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, The-Chicken-Chick.com. Now her practical, down-to-earth approach to chicken-keeping is available in book form. Sharing her years of hard-earned experience and collaborations with poultry veterinarians, nutritionists, and professors, she provides simple steps to care for these uncommon pets with confidence. Kathy’s personality permeates the book as she guides newbie, veteran, and would-be backyard chickeneers alike through all aspects of small-flock care—from getting into the hobby to housing, feeding, egg production, health, and much more. The result is accurate information presented in the fun and abundantly illustrated format that Mormino has delivered on her blog for years.
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Backyard Chickens Guide to Coops and Tractors

Keeping chickens isn't just for farms! The backyard chicken revolution has coops popping up in neighborhoods all over. Home-raised chickens provide a great source of superior, organic eggs that are as close as your backyard.

Author: Members of Backyard Chickens.com

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440317002

Category: House & Home

Page: 192

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Keeping chickens isn't just for farms! The backyard chicken revolution has coops popping up in neighborhoods all over. Home-raised chickens provide a great source of superior, organic eggs that are as close as your backyard. Chickens also make good pets and provide free fertilizer—and lots of fun. Backyard Chickens Guide offers plans and photos for 16 custom coops built by real chicken owners, (including three portable designs known as tractors). Read their stories and learn from their experiences, then head out to the backyard to start your own flock.
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First Time Chicken Keeping

An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Chickens - a Step-By-Step Manual to Getting Started with Chickens Andy Schneider ... thinking in chicken-coop planning has moved away from a single outdoor run toward a coop with four runs.

Author: Andy Schneider

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9781631599538

Category: Chickens

Page: 128

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First Time Chicken Keeping provides simple, accessible step-by-step instruction for absolute beginning chicken keepers who might not have prior experience and/or feel overwhelmed by a more comprehensive overview.
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Murray McMurray Hatchery s Chickens in Five Minutes a Day

Note: This book only covers chickens for eggs, not for meat.

Author: Farmers at Murray McMurray Hatchery

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

ISBN: 9781624140075

Category: Pets

Page: 176

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Having chickens has never been so easy and fun. This from-zero-to-go guide to raising a flock of chickens in your backyard gives you the easiest route to amazing fresh eggs and tried-and-true short cuts so tending chickens is a snap. McMurray Hatchery has been sending out hardy, healthy and terrific birds for home flocks for nearly 100 years and is one of the biggest and best names in the industry. It ships more than two million chickens and other fowl each year. With this comes knowledge on how to raise fun and productive chickens the easy way, from simple feeding to the best coops to easy watering, hygiene, and pest control. Raising chickens is one of the most fun and rewarding home farm activities you can share with your family. The great flavor of the eggs, as reflected by the bright orange color of the yokes, is unrivalled by those found in supermarkets. Chickens are also great pets, fun to watch and have around. Now - with Murray McMurray Hatchery's Chickens in Five Minutes a Day - it's easier than ever with the smart techniques and approaches prescribed by the Farmers at Murray McMurray Hatchery. Note: This book only covers chickens for eggs, not for meat.
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Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

But when most chicken owners talk about their “coop,” they're also including the run: the exterior, ... that chickens are outdoor creatures; we erect small-scale homes for them solely to make raising chickens easier and more rewarding.

Author: Todd Brock

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119543886

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Building Chicken Coops For Dummies (9781119543923) was previously published as Building Chicken Coops For Dummies (9780470598962). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it’s no wonder you’re in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you’re planning (or have already begun) to keep. Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you the information you need to build the most cost-efficient, safe, and easy-on-the-eye enclosures for your backyard flock. This practical guide gives you easy-to-follow and customizable plans for building the backyard chicken coop that works best for you. You’ll get the basic construction know-how and key information you need to design and build a coop tailored to your flock, whether you live in a small city loft, a suburban backyard, or a small rural farm. Includes detailed material lists, instructions, and schematic plans for building a host of different chicken coops Step-by-step guidance on how to build a coop—or design your own Accessible for every level of reader Whether you’re just beginning to gain an interest in a back-to-basics lifestyle or looking to add more attractive and efficient coops to your current flock‘s digs, Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you everything you need to build a winning coop!
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Chicken Coops

In this book you'll discover.

Author: Anita Smith

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798644488148

Category:

Page: 140

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If you've always wanted to build a chicken coop but haven't got around to it due to lack of know-how, then keep reading...● Are you sick and tired of buying chicken coops that don't suit your chickens or your backyard?● Have you tried to build chicken coops in the past but found it to be extremely difficult?● Do you finally want to say goodbye to your store-bought chicken coop and build one that works for you?If so, then you've come to the right place.Building a great chicken coop doesn't have to be difficult, even if you've tried to build chicken coops in the past with very little success.More and more chicken owners are starting to build their own chicken coops as they are more sustainable in the long run. Building your own chicken coop will not only enable you to customize it according to your needs and make repairs and modifications along the way, but also allow you to do it in an environmentally-friendly manner.This means you can build a great chicken coop that has very little impact on the environment without breaking your budget. In this book you'll discover...- Advantages of raising backyard chickens, especially for urban households- Common challenges associated with raising backyard chickens - Essential needs of chickens to help you provide proper care- Getting started with raising backyard chickens and important decisions that you need to make- The importance of providing shelter for chickens- Essential features that you must include in your chicken coop- Common mistakes that people make when designing and building chicken coops and how to avoid them- Common types of chicken coops for inspiration and ideas- Help to determine the ideal type of chicken coop for your backyard - Different types of chicken feeders and waterers that you can use in your chicken coop- Chicken coop design factors that depend on your climate- Tips for building an environmentally friendly chicken coop- ...and much, much more!Take a second to imagine how you'll feel once you finish building your own chicken coop and see your flock of backyard chickens happily calling it their home. If your goal is to build a great chicken coop that provides adequate protection, shelter, and comfort to your backyard chickens, then scroll up and click the Buy Now button.
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