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Your Chickens: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing
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Full of expert advice and plenty of encouragement for the youngest poultry farmers, this introductory guide is designed to show children ages 9 and up how to safely and successfully raise their own chickens. With age-appropriate language and clear diagrams, Gail Damerow provides everything kids need to know to choose, purchase, house, and show their own chickens. Whether they're interested in raising chickens for pleasure or to make money, this easy-to-use guide will help children achieve their chicken-raising goals.

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Gail Damerow. (2012). Your Chickens: A Kid's Guide to Raising and Showing. Storey Publishing, LLC.

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Why Chickens? An Introduction

1 A Breed for Every Need - Choosing Your Chickens

2 How to Think Like a Chicken - Understanding Your Chickens

3 Chickens Come Home to Roost - Housing Your Chickens

4 Feeling a Bit Peckish - Feeding Your Chickens

5 The Egg and You - Egg Management

6 Which Came First? - Breeding and Hatching

7 From Egg to Chick - Caring for Your Chicks

8 The Well Chicken - Keeping Your Chickens Healthy

9 Show and Tell - Showing Off Your Chickens

10 Eggonomics - Costs and Income

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