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A Kid s Guide to Keeping Chickens

Author : Melissa Caughey
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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.

Keeping Chickens

Author : Mindie Dittemore
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The best homesteading tips to raise happy, healthy chickens! Whether you have chickens already or are just thinking of starting your own flock, this book is packed full of valuable information that will help you raise and maintain a happy, healthy flock. Not only will you learn the basics like how to pick the right breeds, how to house, feed, and care for your birds, but you will also find craft, gardening, and DIY projects that will make taking care of your flock fun and entertaining! You will find tons of information on: Top breed picks for kids What should be in a coop and how to clean the coop Pros and cons of free range v. chicken coops When to expect your first egg How to train your chickens to be more friendly (and even do tricks!) Easy egg recipes and creative chicken crafts!

Pip Zip Hatch Love

Author : Susanne Blumer
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Beginning chicken owners of all ages will gain the knowledge and confidence to raise chickens. This useful guide will cover every step of setting up and caring for a new flock.

The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens

Author : Andy Schneider
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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!

The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens Revised

Author : Andy Schneider
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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.

The Complete Idiot s Guide To Raising Chickens

Author : Jerome D. Belanger
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An eggcellent guide to raising backyard chickens! Raising chickens is a growing trend hitting urban and suburban areas, as well as the country as people look for ways to exert more control over their food supply in these uncertain times. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Chickens is a true beginner's guide, covering every aspect of raising chickens, whether one lives in the country, suburb, or city. If you want your own supply of organic, additive-free, free-range eggs, and want to know exactly how to acquire and keep your chickens healthy and egg producing, this book shows you how. Learn how to: - Choose whether to start with chicks, pullets, or hens; and which breeds are best - Pick the right chicken coop for your needs - Feed, water, heat, and sanitize your chickens - Deal with common health and behavioral concerns - Preserve the eggs you want and sell off the excess So what the flock are you waiting for? Start raising chickens today!

Your Goats

Author : Gail Damerow
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Suitable for farm work, as pets, and a source of fiber, goats are amazingly versatile animals. This informative and encouraging guide, designed for kids ages 9 and up, explains everything children need to know to safely and successfully raise and show their own goats. In age-appropriate language, Gail Damerow offers expert advice on selecting, purchasing, housing, and feeding goats, as well as important information on goat behavior and the basics of goat health care. Discover how fun and rewarding keeping goats can be.

Raising Chickens and Goats

Author : Jason Howard
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Discover the only homesteading guide you'll ever need to raise your own goats and chickens right in your own backyard Are you considering raising your own pen filled with healthy, productive goats and chickens, but have no idea where to start? Do you want to reduce your dependence on "Big Agriculture" and learn how to get fresh dairy and poultry products without fuss? If yes, then you've come to the right place. In this special bundle, you're going to learn everything you need to know about raising your own goats and chickens for sustenance, and even profits, from purchasing healthy animals to keeping them productive. This bundle contains everything you need to set up a self-sufficient homestead. It contains the following books: Raising Chickens: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners Raising Goats: A Step-by-Step Guide to Raising Healthy Goats for Beginners In Raising Chickens, you're going to learn: 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 How to make your own chicken feed without breaking a sweat ...and more! Finally, here's what you're going to discover in Raising Goats: The 4 absolute best places to purchase your first or next healthy goat 3 factors you need to consider before purchasing goats for your herd How to buy registered goats and why it's important 9 extremely important things you need to look out for when purchasing a goat Common mistakes homesteaders make when trying to purchase a goat Housing and shelter instructions for both baby goats (kids) and young goats 8 surefire ways to keep your goats safe from diseases and predators Proven ways to effectively train your goats without losing your sanity ...and more! Written with complete beginners in mind, this special bundle will get you up to speed with everything you need to raise and maintain your own backyard of healthy chickens and goats that will provide you with fresh, organic dairy and poultry goods. Scroll to the top of the page and click the "Buy Now" button to get started today!

Chickens

Author : Sue Weaver
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Helps hobby farmers to become more knowledgeable about their poultry and to better appreciate the bountiful gifts they bestow.

Barnyard Kids

Author : Dina Rudick
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An illustrated guide to teaching children sustainable practices and to help children learn the ins and outs of agriculture, animal husbandry, and farm to table food options.

How to Speak Chicken

Author : Melissa Caughey
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Best-selling author Melissa Caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet — fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Her hours among the flock have resulted in this quirky, irresistible guide packed with firsthand insights into how chickens communicate and interact, use their senses to understand the world around them, and establish pecking order and roles within the flock. Combining her up-close observations with scientific findings and interviews with other chicken enthusiasts, Caughey answers unexpected questions such as Do chickens have names for each other? How do their eyes work? and How do chickens learn? Foreword INDIES Silver Award Winner

How to Raise Chickens for Meat

Author : Michelle Marine
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If self-sufficiency and raising your own food is important to you, this book will help you pull together a complete farm-to-table experience. Gone are the days when grandma headed to the chicken coop in search of dinner. In this day and age, when fewer and fewer people know where their food comes from, How to Raise Chickens for Meat helps families take control of their food supply once again. Divided into four easy-to-navigate sections,How to Raise Chickens for Meat is packed with practical information. The first section, Getting Started, includes information on breed specifics, timing, and quantity. This section will help you analyze options and make informed decisions as you get started. The second section, Care & Feeding, dives into the specifics of keeping your flock healthy. Learn how to set up a brooder, what to feed your chickens, how to safely pasture them, and how to keep your flock stress-free. The third section, Butchering, prepares you for one of the more challenging parts of raising chickens for meat. It addresses some of the emotions you may feel along with the actual process of butchering and provides practical tips to make it easier. It also discusses alternative options if you don’t want to process your own chickens. The book concludes with cooking tips and delicious tried and true farm-to-table recipes to impress even the most doubtful family member! How to Raise Chickens for Meat is the resource your homestead library has been missing.

Chicken Wisdom Frame Ups

Author : Melissa Caughey
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Chickens, with their natural beauty and big personalities, have a wide — and growing — audience appreciative of the humor and wisdom they bring to daily life. Few are better acquainted with chickens’ charm than Melissa Caughey, who has introduced the appeal of owning a flock and chronicled the lives and personalities of her own backyard birds in the best-selling books How to Speak Chicken and A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. In Chicken Wisdom Frame-Ups, pairs sage sentiments with delightful chicken photography on 50 individual cards. The clever Frame-Ups format includes a pull-out table-top frame, so you can display your favorite card for visual inspiration or easily swap it out for one that fits the mood or suits the moment. It’s an all-in-one package that delivers the joy of keeping chickens — without having to clean the coop!

Keeping Chickens

Author : Jeremy Hobson
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Introduces the physical characteristics, behavior, and life cycle of chickens and includes ideas for crafts and recipes using chickens' eggs.

Barnyard in Your Backyard

Author : Gail Damerow
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When is the right time to shear a sheep? Is there a market for manure? What time of day is best to collect eggs? What is the correct way to milk a goat? What does a duck eat? Can a cow and a sheep share the same pasture? Which types of rabbits are easiest to raise? The perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of having that little place in the country, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers tried-and-true, expert advice on raising healthy, happy, productive farm animals: chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, and dairy cows. Each chapter focuses on a different animal, discussing the pros and cons of raising the animal, housing and land requirements, feeding guidelines, health concerns, and a schedule for routine care. Species that are easy to raise, hardy, and companionable are profiled. First-time farmers will discover simple, clear instructions for caring for animals throughout the year, as well as guidelines for processing barnyard products such as milk, wool, and eggs. Combining practical advice from real experts, easy-to-use checklists and charts, a seasonal care calendar, and detailed black-and-white illustrations, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers a comprehensive review of the ins and outs - the tribulations and triumphs - of living with and caring for a small barnyard.

Proven Techniques for Keeping Healthy Chickens

Author : Carissa Bonham
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Beginning and intermediate chicken keepers don’t need to spend hours poring through extensive manuals and thick books—Carissa Bonham boils down chicken-keeping basics into 101 easy-to-understand and easy-to-apply tips, tricks, and chicken hacks. Advice ranges from learning how to grow your flock despite having a broody hen to directions for making a nesting box herb blend that will keep pests at bay and keep the coop smelling fresh. Other tips will touch on: • Waiting for info from author • Waiting for info from author • Waiting for info from author • And much more! Having raised a variety of chickens both inside her home and with the help of broody chicken moms, author Carissa Bonham is ready to share her chicken-keeping advice with others looking to add the joy of poultry to their lives. Her approach to chicken keeping focuses on keeping hens happy using natural methods so you can spend less time doing the dirty work and more time enjoying your flock.

The Essential Guide to Self Sufficient Living

Author : Abigail Gehring
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Grow your own vegetables and herbs, indoors in containers or outside in a garden. Raise chickens or goats. Build a beehive. Make your own nontoxic cleaning sprays. And more! Gehring’s books on country living have sold more than 500,000 copies. In this book, she offers a guide to homesteading skills that is as charming as it is practical. Full of sweet illustrations and gorgeous photographs, step-by-step instructions for essential skills such as building a chicken coop are interspersed with country lore and old-fashioned tips and tricks. Readers will learn how to: Container garden Raise chickens Churn butter Grow vegetables Can tomatoes Brew kombucha Make shampoo Repel garden pests Milk a goat Improve garden soil Make strawberry-rhubarb jelly Ferment vegetables Make yogurt Sprout grains And more! The Essential Guide to Self-Sufficient Living combines the know-how of Back to Basics with the charm of The Farmer’s Almanac. This is the perfect gift for anyone interested in a more self-sufficient, greener, country lifestyle.

Poultry Press

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Be a Virus Warrior a Kid s Guide to Keeping Safe

Author : Eloise Macgregor
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As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread around the world, it's left many adults and children searching for answers about how they can stay safe. By focusing on facts presented in a relatable way rather than fear, this illustrated guide to health and safety gives children the tools they need to understand what's happening in the world and to discover how they can become a virus warrior. Facts about coronaviruses are paired with essential information about social distancing, personal hygiene, and the things we can control in uncertain times, creating a learning experience designed to reduce anxiety. From Dr. Neil Winawer, Hospitalist and Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine: "My son Matthew and I read Be a Virus Warrior! A Kid's Guide to Keeping Safe together. In a time when children and parents are looking for information about COVID-19, in a time of uncertainty, we found this book to be medically accurate, useful, and a good read."