City chicks : keeping micro-flocks of chickens as garden helpers, compost creators, bio-recyclers and local food suppliers / by Patricia Foreman.
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|Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville||636.5 FOR (Text)||76895000130411||1st Floor Nonfiction||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 9780962464850
- ISBN: 0962464856
- Physical Description: 464 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Buena Vista, Va. : Good Earth Publications, c2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. [442-445]) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 1. Why have city chickens -- 2. Garden chicks in food production systems -- 3. Growing food for chickens -- 4. Creating compost and garden soil -- 5. Chicken housing, furniture & interior design -- 6. Feeds and feeding micro-flocks -- 7. Chicken quest: how to find your flock -- 8. Raising heritage chicken breeds in the city -- 9. Brooding peepers to layers -- 10. Incubating and hatching -- 11. Be a chicken whisperer -- 12. Profitable home eggri-business -- 13. Children and chicken -- 14. Poultry clubs & city chicks projects -- 15. City chicks project work book -- 16. Poultry primary health care -- 17. The poultry's pharmacy -- 18. Get city chicks legal in your town -- 19. City chick predators -- 20. City roosters -- Epilogue: the chicken have-more plan revisited.
|Summary, etc.:|| "There are many books about keeping chickens, City Chicks is the only book that explaines how to put them to work by emply their skill sets. The local foods movement is mushrooming and chickens are the mascot. City Chicks brings fresh, innovative and new information about keeping? and employing? backyard flocks of urban chickens."--Publisher's website.
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