Chickens Ducks and Turkeys: A Frugal and Natural Approach to Raising Poultry in Your Backyard - Backyard Farming & Homesteading
Publisher: Guava Books
Do you want access to your own guaranteed suply of farm fresh eggs? Perhaps you are looking for a supply of meat or an easy, friendly pet for your young children. Chickens and other poultry meet all these needs and more making them amongst the most versatile of all farmyard animals.
Because they are so self sufficient and need very little space to grow healthily many people, even in the city, are starting to keep chickens in their backyard.
Inside You Will Learn:Why poultry are the ideal pet for you;How to raise poultry in small spaces;How to choose a management method for your poultry;What equipment you need to keep your poultry;How to keep your poultry secure;How to choose the right breed for you;How to decide whether or not you need your own rooster;Whether to hatch your own or buy baby chicks;Coping when the babies get home;How to care for your flock as they grow;How to care for your poultry;How to collect and clean eggs;And much, much more
With a little investment and a lot of love you can build a flock that will keep you in eggs and meat for years to come.