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2014 Grit's Guide to Backyard Chickens - coverChickens, ducks and turkeys are wonderful additions to any backyard flock. In a growing community, people in rural and urban areas are putting up a henhouse, building chicken tractors and incubating and raising chicks, all in an effort to be more self-sufficient and live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Considering chickens? Looking for new plans for a chicken tractor or coop? Hoping to find inspiration for your own chicken-producing niche business? The 2014 GRIT's Guide to Backyard Chickens holds the answer, and more.

The fifth edition of this popular special issue contains a bit of everything for both novice and experienced flock keepers. Turn the pages to learn the basics of keeping chickens in your backyard, find advice on how to incubate eggs and add to your flock, try recipes for eggs and grassfed chicken meat, consider using a deep litter management system in your coops, and to learn more about turkeys and ducks in a backyard flock.

You can also discover directions on building a cardboard brooder, a chicken feeder, a predator-proof coop, a portable chicken tractor, and chicken plucker.

A little something for everyone; click here to order your copy today!