For generations, people in the countryside have kept chickens, mainly for the eggs. Focusing initially on the very first steps, this book goes on to deal with feeding and rearing chickens and covers matters relating to the health and disease.
The essential reference tool for every chicken lover.
Virginia Shirt has lived with chickens for over 15 years so her knowledge of these fascinating birds is conditioned by practical experience. Her book is a revelation to every aspiring enthusiast.
1. Preparing for Your Chickens 2. Keeping the Chickens Happy 3. Purchasing Your Chickens 4. Feeding Your Chickens 5. Care and Use of Your Eggs 6. Extra Joys of Chickens 7. Health and Disease in the Chicken