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Keeping Pet Chickens
Johannes Paul and William Windham
96 pages
ISBN 978 143 80002 002
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Keeping Pet Chickens

Bring Your Backyard to Life and Enjoy the Bounty of Fresh Eggs from Your Own Small Flock of Happy Hens


When you need fresh eggs, nothing is healthier or more convenient than collecting them, courtesy of your own happy home-bred hens. Keeping two or three chickens is easier than you think. They don’t require much special equipment, and today’s compact chicken houses are designed to fit even the smallest spaces—from small backyards to apartment terraces.


If you’re ready to make chickens a part of your household, this new, updated edition of Keeping Pet Chickens will give you the essential information you need for success. Instructive captioned illustrations and down-to-earth language show prospective chicken owners exactly how to master every aspect of keeping and raising healthy and productive poultry, including:


  • Selecting a breed
  • Catching and handling hens
  • Basic chicken biology
  • Helpful tips and hints for care
  • Maintaining health, and more     


This new enlarged edition features an increased number of breed profiles.


By Johannes Paul and William Windham


About The Authors:

Johannes Paul and William Windham are co-founders of Omlet, a U.K.-based company that designs and produces small, efficient chicken houses for chicken keepers.

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