Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide to Enjoying and Getting the Best from Chickens

Author(s): Jeremy Hobson

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A guide to keeping chickens for people who are as interested in them as pets as they are in eggs and other poultry produce. It reveals how chickens are interesting and colourful characters that can enliven any garden. It also includes chapters on using feathers and eggs in art and craft projects, as well as delicious egg recipes.

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Jeremy Hobson is a countryside consultant with a lifetime's background in rural and farming matters of all sorts. This is his third book for David & Charles. He lives in Northern France. Celia Lewis is an artist/craftsperson with a special interest in hens and other domestic birds. She lives in Surrey.

* Introduction; 1 Understanding chickens; 2 What to consider; 3 Choosing the breed; 4 Where and when to get chickens; 5 Cockerels; 6 Housing and cleaning; 7 Feeding; 8 Eggs; 9 Chickens, pets and children; 10 The art and craft of chickens, feathers and eggs; 11 Egg recipes; 12 The garden; 13 Health and gare; 14 Breeding; 15 Finding out more; * Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780715325674
  • : David & Charles Plc
  • : David & Charles Plc
  • : 0.526
  • : April 2007
  • : 220mm X 215mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jeremy Hobson
  • : Paperback
  • : 636.5
  • : 160
  • : 150 colour illustrations