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Chicken in Every Yard : The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping (Hardcover) (Robert Litt &
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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 heartychicks• 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 eggrecipes from flan to frittataWith 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.
"This nuts-and-bolts guide to selecting and raising backyard chickens offers everything a first-time keeper needs to know, from the experts at the Urban Farm Store in Portland, Oregon"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 196
Sub-Genre: Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Robert Litt & Hannah Litt
Street Date: March 22, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-7796