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The Resource The suburban chicken : the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard, Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

The suburban chicken : the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard, Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Label
The suburban chicken : the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard
Title
The suburban chicken
Title remainder
the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard
Statement of responsibility
Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With more and more city dwellers and suburbanites embracing the notion of getting back to basics and living simpler, more rustic lives, it?s no surprise that the popularity of backyard chicken keeping has skyrocketed in recent years. Whether for enjoyment as pets or for the convenience of farm-fresh eggs right outside your door, chicken keeping can be an easy and fun step on the road to more sustainable, ecologically friendly living. Written by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart, The Suburban Chicken shares the author?s knowledge on general chicken husbandry, profiles of 20 suitable breeds for suburban living, how to provide your birds with optimal accommodations, and the healthcare needs of chickens, among other important topics about which prospective chicken owners should be familiar
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
636.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SF487
LC item number
.U77 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The suburban chicken : the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard, Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why keep backyard chickens? -- Keeping chickens in the 'burbs -- The ins and outs of chickens -- The family chicken -- Starting your flock -- The nitty gritty -- You are what you eat -- An ounce of prevention -- A pound of cure -- Predators -- Birds of a feather -- The perfect food
Control code
ocn907190757
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781620081976
Lccn
2015023997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1425355
  • (Sirsi) a1425355
  • (OCoLC)907190757
  • (Sirsi)a1425355
Label
The suburban chicken : the guide to keeping healthy, thriving chickens in your backyard, Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-214) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why keep backyard chickens? -- Keeping chickens in the 'burbs -- The ins and outs of chickens -- The family chicken -- Starting your flock -- The nitty gritty -- You are what you eat -- An ounce of prevention -- A pound of cure -- Predators -- Birds of a feather -- The perfect food
Control code
ocn907190757
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781620081976
Lccn
2015023997
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1425355
  • (Sirsi) a1425355
  • (OCoLC)907190757
  • (Sirsi)a1425355

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