Chick days : an absolute beginner's guide to raising chickens from hatchlings to laying hens / Jenna Woginrich ; photography by Mars Vilaubi.
By: Woginrich, Jenna
Contributor(s): Vilaubi, Mars [photographer.]Material type: TextPublisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2010Description: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 9781603425841 (pbk. : alk. paper) :; 1603425845 (pbk. : alk. paper) :Subject(s): Chickens | Chicken breeds | EggsDDC classification: 636.5 LOC classification: SF487 | .W795 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
It's surprisingly easy to be a backyard chicken-keeper. Follow the day-by-day and week-by-week growth of three chickens as they develop from hatchlings to laying hens. Your own flock can be as healthy and well-cared-for as this contented trio.
Why chickens? -- Which chickens? -- Hen housing -- Poultry prep -- Welcome home, girls -- Growing up, weeks 2-7 -- From chicks to chickens, months 3-6 -- It's egg time -- Breed chart -- Parasites, diseases, and ailments -- Resources.