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Chickens In Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide, Luttmann, Rick; Luttmann, Gail
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Author Name:    Luttmann, Rick; Luttmann, Gail

Title:   Chickens In Your Backyard: A Beginner's Guide

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Rodale Books 

ISBN Number:   0878571256 / 9780878571253

Seller ID:   ING9780878571253

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Your backyard can be the source of the best eggs and meat you've ever tasted. The answer is chickens--endearing birds that require but a modest outlay of time, space and food.
As they learned to raise chickens, Gail and Rick Luttmann came to realize the need for a comprehensive but clear and nontechnical guide. Their book covers all the basics in a light and entertaining sytle, from housing and feeding through incubating, bringing up chicks, butchering, and raising chickens for show.
Througout the book, the Luttmanns express their wonder at the personalities of chickens--the role of brash protector played by roosters, and the instinctive motherliness of the hens. Given some freedom and attention, these birds can become much more than the egg-and-meat machines of commercial hatcheries and broiler factories. Chickens provide backyard farmers with enjoyable pastime, as well as a supply of good food.



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