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City Chicks Book

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Across America, cities are allowing (and even encouraging) residents to keep chickens within city limits. A backyard "micro-flock" lets you enjoy fresh, healthy eggs daily while employing your chickens' other skills as organic fertilizers, compost creators and top soil enhancers.
  • Learn all you need to know about tending chickens in small spaces
  • Selecting breeds and building housing
  • Creating compost and garden soil
  • Poultry health care
  • How to start or join local poultry clubs
  • By Patricia Foreman
  • 6" x 9", 458 pp
Table of Contents
  1. Why have city chickens
  2. Garden Chicks in Food Production Systems
  3. Growing Food for Chickens
  4. Creating Compost and Garden Soil
  5. Chicken Housing, Furniture, and Interior Design
  6. Feeds and Feeding Micro-flocks
  7. Chicken Quest: How to Find Your Flock
  8. Raising Heritage Chicken Breeds in the City
  9. Brooding Peepers to Layers
  10. Incubating and Hatching
  11. Be a Chicken Whisperer
  12. Profitable Home Eggri-business
  13. Children and Chickens
  14. Poultry Clubs and City Chicks Projects
  15. City Chicks Project Work Book
  16. Poultry Primary Health Care
  17. The Poultry's Pharmacy
  18. Get City Chicks Legal in Your Town
  19. City Chick Predators
  20. Why You Don't Want City Roosters
Epilogue: The New Hen Have More Plan
Glossary and Trivia
Resources and Bibliography

Customer Reviews of City Chicks Book
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- 4/25/2013
said: Anonymous User
"This is one of those books that is great for beginners AND veteran chicken-keepers. I was fortunate enough to be able to take a weekend Intensive class with Pat, and we used this as a text book. It addresses every issue you can think of, and has earned a permanent spot on my bookshelf."
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