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Publisher Description

Raising chickens is a fun adventure for a beginning or experienced chicken farmer to embark upon. In doing so, you’ll increase your overall health and have a lot of fun doing so! However, it does require some basic research. 

This book will teach you how to:

Select the best breed of chicken for your needs 
Raise chickens from day-old chicks 
Incubate eggs 
Construct and equip brooders 
Raise chicks 
Troubleshoot health problems in freshly hatched chicks 
Transition pullets and cockerels to an outdoor coop 
Build and equip coops with feed, water, nesting, and roosting systems 
Evaluate whether free-ranging is right for your birds 
Prevent the incidence of predators 
Decide upon the best coop construction for your lifestyle 
Provide proper feed, water, shelter, and bedding 
Increase efficiency and environmental friendliness through helpful add-ons 
Raise laying hens 
Increase and maintain egg production 
Deal with the molting process 
Raise healthy meat birds 
Slaughter, butcher and process meat birds 
Overwinter (or raise birds throughout cold months) 
Maintain adequate egg production during the winter 
Improve meat quality and flavor 
Be a successful and happy chicken owner! 


About the Expert: Rebekah White lives in upstate New York on a small, cozy slice of heaven. She raises chickens, pigs, honey bees, and vegetables to sustain herself and her close family. When she’s not at home with her animals, she is working at her “day job” teaching high school English at a rural school. In the meantime, she enjoys running, traveling, cooking (especially with fresh produce and homegrown meats!), and writing (ideally about the farm!). She has also published articles on home remedies and recipes, canning and food preservation, and various general interest stories. 

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GENRE
Self-Development
NARRATOR
CV
Cherie Vaughan
LENGTH
01:04
hr min
RELEASED
2018
September 17
PUBLISHER
HowExpert
PRESENTED BY
Audible.com
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
52.4
MB