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Practical how-to advice for keeping chickens "For me, raising chickens, for eggs and meat, has been one of the most enjoyable aspects of our family farm. I am a great admirer of "chicken whisperer" Pammy Riggs, and with her two co-authors she has produced an admirably thorough guide to enjoying the pleasures and avoiding the pitfalls of keeping chickens. Get the book, and take the feathery plunge!" - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Keeping Chickens For Dummies provides you with an introduction to all aspects of keeping chickens, from constructing a hutch to the correct feeding regime. It offers expert advice straight from the River Cottage Chicken Whisperer', so whether you're looking to raise chickens for eggs, meat, or just the entertainment value and fun - Keeping Chickens For Dummies is the perfect place to start. Keeping Chickens For Dummies: * Shows you how to keep chickens in different conditions * Offers guidance on choosing and purchasing chickens * Gives great step-by-step advice on constructing the right housing * Provides expert advice on how to feed and care for your chickens
This book will surprise many with its diverse content. It skips from the love of a calf, through deep sentiment and into the atomic world as easily as the author allows herself to be charged with idea after idea. The analogies come thick and fast, some weirdly unusual but there to a very firm end, or sometimes to turn the story on a penny. There is common sense weaved in amongst the most unusual of happenings and if you will let your imagination fly like the pages of this book invite them, your landscape will expand beyond anything you have already experienced. Deep philosophy couched in everyday activities pull this heartbreaking beginning towards a suitable final scene of potential reconciliation for our times. These are huge themes, laid alongside sentiment that drives its way into the heart, plunging the reader into a world few understand. Farming. Farming is under siege, food misunderstood and mistakenly offered as loss leader for fancy goods unnecessary for man's survival on this planet. That is what is ultimately at stake here.
Become self-sufficient at home with this great two book collection. Self-sufficiency For Dummies Collection includes Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg For Dummies and Keeping Chickens For Dummies UK Edition. * From planning a planting calendar to feeding and caring for new plants, Growing Your Own Fruit & Veg For Dummies shows readers how to grow the tastiest fruit and vegetables all year round * Offering expert advice to the reader straight from the River Cottage Chicken Whisperer', so whether you re looking to raise chickens for eggs, meat, or just the entertainment value and fun Keeping Chickens For Dummies is the perfect place to start Fresh eggs, vegetables and fruit straight from your garden. Get started with these great two books today!
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