Keeping Chickens: Getting the Best from Your Chickens
Presents an introduction to the rewarding hobby of poultry keeping. This book reveals how, as well as being useful, chickens are interesting and colourful characters that make good pets and can enliven any garden.
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; Understanding Chickens; What to Consider; Choosing the Breed; Where & When to Get Your Chickens; Housing & Cleaning; Feeding Chickens; All About Eggs; Breeding Chickens; Health & Care; Egg Recipes; Glossary; Acknowledgments; Index.