Wisdom for Hen Keepers

500 Tips for Keeping Chickens

Wisdom for Hen Keepers

By:  Graham, Chris

Product ID:  071477
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288 pg

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A chicken coop in the backyard is all the rage! Keeping chickens is not just for farmers anymore. And for new enthusiasts, Wisdom for Hen Keepers is the resource you'll want to consult for solid guidance on successfully raising chickens on a small scale.

500 proven tips from an expert. Whether you reside in the country or in a bustling city, this delightful collection of 500 chicken-raising tips from expert poultry fancier Chris Graham provides all you need to get started in this rewarding and trending pastime.

A quick-and-easy reference. Wisdom for Hen Keepers is divided into chapters covering all aspects of this backyard pursuit, including:

  • A variety of coops and equipment
  • Choosing chickens for eggs and meat
  • Feeding, breeding, and showing chickens

While there are hundreds of tips to consult, the logical order of this reference makes it a snap for beginners to build their knowledge gradually, and old hands to pinpoint specific topics quickly. Put all your eggs in Wisdom for Hen Keepers—no other guide is this complete!

Chris Graham has been the editor of Practical Poultry magazine (www.practicalpoultry.com) since it launched in 2004. He also edits Practical Pigs magazine and is the author of Choosing and Keeping Chickens (Bounty Books, 2000). Chris keeps chickens, quail, pigs, cats, and a dog along with his wife and three children at his home in rural east Sussex.