Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock.
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A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. Best Breeds, Creating a Home, Care and Handling, Outdoor Fun, Crafts and Treats. By Melissa Caughey.
Covering everything from feeding, housing, and collecting eggs to quirky behaviors and humane treatment, Caughey’s engaging advice helps children understand the best ways to care for their chickens. Spark enthusiasm with creative activities like chicken forts and a veggie piñata for the flock, and feed more than the imagination with egg-centric dishes like Mexican egg pizza.
Melissa Caughey is the author of Chicken Wisdom Frame-Ups and the best-selling books How to Speak Chicken and A Kid’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. She is a backyard chicken keeper, beekeeper, master gardener, and freelancer who writes the award-winning blog Tilly’s Nest. Caughey has been featured in many national publications and can be found speaking on an array of topics at events across the country. She lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
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Raising Ducks - Provides all of the information you need to raise ducks successfully, covering everything from choosing the right breeds to breeding and rearing practices, feeding, housing, health care, duckling care and much more.
Raise your own chickens, turkeys, waterfowl, and more. Stressing humane practices throughout. Expert advice on breed selection, housing, feeding, behavior, breeding, health care, and processing your own meat and eggs. With tips on raising specialty species like doves, ostriches, and peafowl.
The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication.
In this essential handbook, award-winning garden designer Jessi Bloom offers step-by-step instructions for creating a beautiful and functional space and maintaining a happy, healthy flock.
Keith Stewart covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and market your own organic vegetables and herbs. Offering expert tips on choosing a growing site, soil fertility, companion planting, irrigation, organic farming techniques, dealing with pests, and harvesting.
NEW CHICKENS HAVE ARRIVED AS OF 02/05/20. Chickens for Sale - Isa brown chickens are renown egg layers who apparently have the world record for the most eggs laid by a chook in one year. Isa brown hens are also quite a placid breed well suited to young children.