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Learn the best methods for raising happy and healthy chickens in your backyard homestead and start producing organic poultry and fresh eggs daily for yourself and your family!
Have you always wanted a perfect mini-farm of your own where you could raise chickens naturally and sustainably but just don't know where (or how) to start? Have you been looking for a simple and effective guide to raising chickens in your backyard?
If the answer to that is yes, then you are definitely in luck.
It's true, raising and keeping chickens in your backyard isn't really the easiest thing to do, especially with no experience.
There are a lot of things you need to know, including best practices for buying chicks for your stock, preparing your backyard, building and maintaining a coop, feeding your chickens, and dealing with disease!
That's where Backyard Chickens comes in. With tips on identifying and buying the best breeds and healthy birds for your stock to a step-by-step guide for setting up your backyard and building a coop, this book will provide you with everything you need to make your backyard flock a success!
In this extremely simple and beginner-friendly guide, you will learn:
- Things to consider before getting started raising chickens
- Where to buy your chicks
- What breeds are best for different purposes
- How much space you will need in your backyard
- Feeding and taking care of different breeds
- Local ordinances and laws on keeping backyard chickens
- And how much it will cost you to keep and maintain them
A major part of this book is dedicated to guiding you on maintenance and caring for your flock.
You will find handy tools and proven techniques for helping your birds cope with adverse conditions including what to do during winter, and how you can get your egg-layers to be more productive.
All this information is packaged together with convenient and practical DIY tips on hygiene, keeping chicken coops clean, AND an entire section dedicated to health, including spotting signs of ill health in your flock, common poultry diseases that affect backyard chickens, and how to treat these conditions.
This is the only practical handbook you need to get started with your backyard chicken hobby, raising and maintaining a happy flock, and getting the best production from your chickens!
Get this book and begin your backyard adventure today!