The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know

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    The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens
    Andy Schneider
    Brigid McCrea Ph.D
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    Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle.Inside, you’ll learn:—The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock—So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation— The Art of Brooding—Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs—Nutrition, Health, and Wellness…and much more!
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  1. Flock Master64
    "Very informative"
    Pros - Overall a good book. Lots of helpful pictures and advice.
    Cons - None
    A very good book. It's full of very useful information, pictures, and tips. I'd recommend it.
  2. stefan333
    "Good Basic Book"
    Pros - Writing Style
    Cons - Basic
    This is one of my favorite basic books. It covers everything, but not in too much detail. I like the laid back wrting style.
  3. Sallysec
    "Good book"
    Pros - Breed info, incubating knowledge, pictures
    Product pictures, predator pictures ...really helpful to beginning flock keepers. A great glossary section with information and resources for chicken related products etc.
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  1. Abriana
    I have this book. I like that it shows you pictures of predator foot prints. I agree that it is pretty basic, but would be a less overwhelming book for beginners, rather than an inch thick chicken health book (i was scared to have chicken health books at first. I would hear of some illness and think, "Oh my gosh. Does my flock have that??!"). I recommend this book to beginners who don't need a lot of overwhelming facts, and that just need to start a flock and then move on to other things.
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