A Family Guide to Keeping Chickens: How to choose and care for your first chickens by Anne Perdeaux
Chickens are an ideal family pet, requiring less attention than a dog, yet still entertaining, productive and educational. For the family and would-be smallholder, chickens are the obvious first step when venturing into keeping livestock.
This book includes:
Planning and preparing for your first chickens
Choosing housings for different sized gardens
Choosing the right chicken for the job
Exploring useful equipment such as poultry feeders and drinkers
Routine care of your chickens
Outfoxing the fox - and other predators
Dealing with parasites and ailments
Broody hens and hatching eggs and much more.