Nothing beats a fresh egg straight from the hen. Keeping chickens is very rewarding, they will provide you with beautiful fresh eggs and amuse you with their individual characters. This guide aims to help you decide whether keeping chickens is for you. It helps you choose the breed, buy the birds, pick the right housing and look after your birds once you have them. The aim to pass on 30 years of experience in keeping and breeding chickens to the novice to help them avoid the pitfalls.
Have you ever thought about hatching your own chicks - great for kids, this guide will help you through your first hatch and rearing your chicks up to adults.
Help with some of the common ailments of chickens the signs and treatments.
Keeping chickens for meat.
Dispatching and preparing a bird for eating.
This book is a fascinating introduction to the fast growing hobbie of keeping chickens.