Get ready for your new flock in thirty minutes or less!
This short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide shows beginners how to keep chickens as part of a rural or urban homestead. Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure, with quick answers to frequently asked questions like:
What kind of chickens should I get?
Which color eggs are best?
How many chickens should I get?
Should I add a rooster to my flock?
Where should I get my chickens?
She's so cute! Can I name her?
When should I kill my chickens?
What infrastructure do I need to make my chickens happy?
What should I feed my chickens?
Should my chickens have a tractor, a coop, or be free range?
How much space do my chickens need?
How do I manage my working flock?
What is the chicken's place in the farm ecosystem?
"The author gives just what is needed to get started raising chickens." —- Veronica
"This is a quick little book packed with lots of good realistic advice." —- TSP
"A great first-read for anyone considering raising chickens. Lots of useful factual information for the experienced chicken keeper as well as for the beginner." —- pamela