Chicken DIY : 20 fun-to-build projects for happy, healthy chickens / Daniel Johnson and Samantha Johnson.

By: Johnson, Daniel, 1984- [author.]
Contributor(s): Johnson, Samantha [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Mount Joy, PA : Fox Chapel Publishing, [2017]Copyright date: �2017Description: 190 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781620082300; 1620082306Other title: Chicken do it yourself : 20 fun-to-build projects for happy, healthy chickens | Twenty fun-to-build projects for happy, healthy chickensSubject(s): Chickens | Do-it-yourself work | Chickens -- Housing | ChickensAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Chicken DIY.DDC classification: 636.5 LOC classification: SF487 | .J67 2017
Contents:
Chicken tractor -- Dust-bathing area -- Feeder/waterer -- Compost bin -- Egg incubator -- Nest boxes -- Egg Candler -- Chicken roost -- Dropping board -- Chick brooder -- Quarantine habitat -- Collapsible chicken run -- Chicken ramp -- Chicken swing -- Chicken sweater -- 5-Gallon-bucket nest boxes -- Egg hod -- Grazing box -- Wading pool -- Recipes for egg-cess eggs.
Summary: "Farmers and backyard hobbyists alike know the rewards of keeping fine-feathered friends--chickens are not only interesting and entertaining, they produce a bounty of fresh, tasty eggs. Making your own chicken equipment and structures adds another level of creativity and fun to caring for a flock. Join the brother-and-sister team of Daniel and Samantha Johnson--veteran farmers, poultry enthusiasts, and avid DIYers--as they present detailed instructions for twenty make-at-home projects, accompanied by step-by-step color photographs, that are as enjoyable as they are fulfilling."--Page [4] of cover.
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Includes index (pages 188-190).

Why DIY? Basic tools and skills. A look at the history of chicken keeping. The projects. Chicken tractor -- Dust-bathing area -- Feeder/waterer -- Compost bin -- Egg incubator -- Nest boxes -- Egg Candler -- Chicken roost -- Dropping board -- Chick brooder -- Quarantine habitat -- Collapsible chicken run -- Chicken ramp -- Chicken swing -- Chicken sweater -- 5-Gallon-bucket nest boxes -- Egg hod -- Grazing box -- Wading pool -- Recipes for egg-cess eggs.

"Farmers and backyard hobbyists alike know the rewards of keeping fine-feathered friends--chickens are not only interesting and entertaining, they produce a bounty of fresh, tasty eggs. Making your own chicken equipment and structures adds another level of creativity and fun to caring for a flock. Join the brother-and-sister team of Daniel and Samantha Johnson--veteran farmers, poultry enthusiasts, and avid DIYers--as they present detailed instructions for twenty make-at-home projects, accompanied by step-by-step color photographs, that are as enjoyable as they are fulfilling."--Page [4] of cover.

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