There’s a lot more to keeping chickens than bringing them home and watching them grow up. As they grow from egg to mature hen or rooster, the information available for how to best take care of your flock is plentiful. The Community Chickens Guide to Backyard Chickens, 3rd Edition is the perfect place to start your research. You’ll learn how to prevent and treat sick chicks, what breeds thrive in certain climates, the proper care for baby chicks, tips for protecting your flock from predators, and more! Whether you’re a new flock owner or have been raising chickens for years, this special issue will set you up with the information you need to help your feathered friends stay healthy and thrive.
Other articles include:
• The Best Backyard Chicken Breeds for Kids – Young ones are falling in love with flocks of fowl
• Seven Safety Tips for Free-Range Chickens – Follow this experienced chicken owner’s advice to keep your flock happy and healthy
• Affordable Ways to Keep Your Flock Warm – Some easy methods to help increase the chance your chickens will survive a spate of cold weather
• Chickens in the Garden – You can ‘recoop’ much of the expense of raising chickens by putting their manure to work in your garden
• And more!