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Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Care for a Happy, Hea

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    Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Care for a Happy, Healthy Flock
    Ashley English
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    Have you heard the news: chickens have left the farm and made themselves at home in neighborhoods everywhere! For anyone ready to put their eggs in this basket, here is the perfect beginner’s guide to raising chickens, with information on choosing a breed, acquiring the chicks, and housing, feeding, and caring for them. Plus, it provides the lowdown on eggs, including “egg”celent recipes, and profiles of people who have taken on the chicken-rearing challenge. Includes two projects with exploded woodworking illustrations and photos: a simple nesting box and a wildly creative mobile chicken tractor.
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  1. Sallysec
    "Great basic book"
    Pros - Quick read, basic coop design
    Cons - Not in depth
    This is a great simple read for the backyard flock, filled with pictures, stories, facts, and even some cut lists and designs for things like chicken tractors and nesting boxes. Fun read with a lot of knowledge for the beginner.
  2. lkfeggs
    "Good book"
    Pros - has some info on breeds, easy to understand, useful crafts, good info, talks about many different things
    [​IMG] good book understandable and has lots of pics of the authors life with her chickens. Has some info on a few breeds and has a few recipies for chicken eggs. Also gives step by step instructions for many cool useful crafts.

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