Wisdom for Hen Keepers

Wisdom for Hen Keepers: 500 tips for keeping chickens

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Hardback Published on: 10/04/2014
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Synopsis

A perfect gift for the poultry fanatic in your life - both those new to the craft and more experienced henkeepers. This comprehensive collection of 500 tips written by poultry expert Chris Graham covers all aspects of keeping chickens, including: - Becoming a Hen Keeper - Housing and Equipment - Choosing Chickens - Feeding Chickens - Eggs and Meat - Flock Needs - Breeding and Showing - Ailments The tips are grouped logically so that novices can build their knowledge gradually, while old hands might prefer to dip in and out at random or use the index to refer to specific topics. The tips are also accompanied by simple annotated diagrams where required. Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned colourful linocut prints by award-winning printmaker Melvyn Evans, Wisdom for Henkeeping is an ideal companion for newcomers to henkeeping, and also a perfect gift for more experienced poultry keepers.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781472900043
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 682g
  • Dimensions: 208 x 153 mm

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