Backyard Chickens: The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Choosing a Breed, Chicken Coop, and Raising Backyard Chickens

  • by Emily Walsh
  • Narrated by Angel Clark
  • 1 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Have you ever thought about having your own fresh eggs or chicken meat right in your backyard but don't know where to start? Then this book is perfect for you. Nothing tastes better than fresh organic eggs. Not only do they taste great but they are more nutritious. You will know exactly what is going into your family's food.

This guide will cover:
Why you should consider raising chickens
Is raising chickens compatible with your lifestyle?
Required investment
Building a coop
Breeds to consider
Living conditions of your chickens
Feeding your chickens
Health concerns
Hatching chicks
How to take care of a chick
Pecking order
Dealing with predators


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Customer Reviews

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If you're at all interested in raising chickens, this is a must-have. It would have helped tremendously a decade ago when I helped a friend with his hobby farm. Save yourself some woe!

Plus, the narration of Angel Clark is a huge bonus!
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- Amy

Great Beginner Tips for the new Chicken Penetrate

Great points for someone new to chickens or considering starting a chicken family. Recommended read.
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- Sheila F

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-16-2015
  • Publisher: Emily Walsh