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A Kid S Guide To Keeping Chickens

Author : Melissa Caughey
ISBN : 9781612124186
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Chickens make wonderful pets, and Melissa Caughey provides all the information kids need to raise healthy chickens and have tons of fun doing it! Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive.

Barnyard Kids

Author : Dina Rudick
ISBN : 1631590154
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84. 52 MB
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Would you like to start your child on a journey of self-reliance and love of the outdoors? To paraphrase a proverb, give a child food and he eats for a day, teach a child to farm and he eats for a lifetime. A sustainable source of ideas to help your children learn the ins and outs of agriculture, animal husbandry, and farm to table food options, Barnyard Kids encourages children to get outside, enjoy nature, and reap the benefits of their hard work. This fun and creative book by Dina Rudick features fundamental farming topics like animals, vegetables, and chores plus farm-related activities. Guide your family through fun opportunities learning about keeping chickens, milking cows, rearing sheep, beneficial garden insects, barn hygiene, and recipes. It's time to get your little farmhands dirty. Help them grow to be fruitful, self-sufficient, happy, and healthy!

A Chicken Followed Me Home

Author : Robin Page
ISBN : 9781481410298
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 23. 60 MB
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Why did the chicken cross the road? To follow you home! Learn all about a not-so-basic bird in this delightful nonfiction picture book. What’s that? A chicken followed you home? Now what do you do? Celebrated author-illustrator Robin Page leads a step-by-step, question-and-answer-style journey through the world of chickens. Along the way you’ll explore different breeds, discover different types of coops, and learn everything there is to know about chicken reproduction and hatching. Gorgeous, playful, and filled with facts, this engaging nonfiction picture book shines new light on a very familiar fowl!

Egg

Author : Robin Page
ISBN : 9780544640498
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 28. 66 MB
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Hatching a plan for survival isn’t always easy in the wild. And how animals lay, protect, and even use each other's eggs as a food source help reveal the life cycle of the natural world. Eggs come in all shapes and sizes. The ostrich’s is the largest, but some are so small, you need a microscope to spot them. Animals hide them and disguise them in smart and surprising ways, too. Some abandon their eggs, while others protect them fiercely and carry them wherever they go. There are as many kinds of eggs as there are animals that depend on them, because in the animal kingdom, the fight for survival begins with the simple, but extraordinary, egg.

Chick Days

Author : Jenna Woginrich
ISBN : 9781603425841
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 38. 6 MB
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It's surprisingly easy to be a backyard chicken-keeper. Follow the day-by-day and week-by-week growth of three chickens as they develop from hatchlings to laying hens. Your own flock can be as healthy and well-cared-for as this contented trio.

How To Raise Chickens

Author : Christine Heinrichs
ISBN : 9780760343777
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Whether you want to raise 5 chickens or 50, whether you have a 40-foot city lot or a 40-acre farm, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook makes it easy for you to get started raising a healthy flock. Whichever comes first for you, the chicken or the egg, this book will show you what to do next with longtime chicken breeder Christine Heinrichs explaining all the helpful DOs and important DON’Ts. This brightly illustrated, full-color guide will prove an indispensable resource for anyone interested in raising their very own flocks. Easy-to-follow advice helps you to: Choose breeds and obtain stock House and feed chickens Manage your flock and keep it healthy Select and cull for breeding programs Incubate eggs and care for chicks Raise chickens in the country, suburbs, or city The book provides information on breed types, obtaining stock, housing, feeding, flock management, breeding programs, incubation and care of chicks, selection and culling, showing, health care, and the legal aspects of raising chickens. Reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk (Purdue University Associate Professor in the Youth Development and Agriculture Education Department), this book will give you the tools you need to succeed in a challenging but rewarding business.

The Chicken Whisperer S Guide To Keeping Chickens

Author : Andy Schneider
ISBN : 9781592537280
Genre : Nature
File Size : 24. 31 MB
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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!

A Chicken In Every Yard

Author : Robert Litt
ISBN : 9781607740612
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 44. 17 MB
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Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs? Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and now they’re ready to help you go local and sustainable with your own backyard birds. In this handy guide to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you under their experienced wings and share the secrets to: Picking the breeds that are right for you • Building a sturdy coop in one weekend for $100 • Raising happy and hearty chicks • Feeding your flock for optimal health and egg nutrition • Preventing and treating common chicken diseases • Planning ahead for family, neighborhood, and legal considerations • Whipping up tasty egg recipes from flan to frittata With everything that first-timers will need to get started—along with expert tips for more seasoned keepers—this colorful, nuts-and-bolts manual proves that keeping chickens is all it’s cracked up to be. From the Hardcover edition.

The Backyard Homestead Guide To Raising Farm Animals

Author : Gail Damerow
ISBN : 9781603429696
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 52. 50 MB
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Presents a comprehensive guide to raising farm animals for food independence, from managing a honey bee hive to caring for and breeding meat and dairy cows, pigs, goats, and fowl.

Best Books For Children

Author : Mary C. Turner
ISBN : UOM:39015036924994
Genre : Children's literature
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