Starting With Chickens By Katie Thear

Starting With Chickens By Katie Thear

Starting With Chickens By Katie Thear £6.95

This book covers everything from choosing a house to selecting, buying and caring for hens. Over 90 breeds are illustrated, many in colour. Feeding, breeding, eggs and seasonal care are discussed, as well as dealing with problems should they occur.

Written in a clear and concise way – an ideal introduction.

List of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Are chickens for you?
  • What do chickens need?
  • History of the chicken
  • The house and run
  • Fencing and predators
  • Choosing a breed
  • Illustrated description of the breeds
  • Buying the birds
  • Feeding
  • Daily and seasonal care
  • What to do with all those eggs
  • Breeding your own replacements
  • Showing
  • Dealing with problems
  • Quirky questions
  • References and further information
  • Index

Comprehensive help for all those who wish to keep chickens on a small scale.

Price £6.95 + P&P.