The Urban Hen

"The Urban Hen" is the perfect companion for the city poultry keeper and shows you how to maintain a happy, healthy garden or backyard flock in towns and cities.

The Urban Hen

The Urban Hen

"The Urban Hen" is the perfect companion for the city poultry keeper and shows you how to maintain a happy, healthy garden or backyard flock in towns and cities. Paul Peacock shows you how to: find the best poultry for the small garden and house them properly, feed your birds, tune in to their daily needs and enjoy your own eggs; avoid annoying the neighbours by showing that it is possible to keep poultry without attracting unwelcome pests; recognise healthy happy birds and learn their daily routine; recognise poorly hens; treat them or get help; and, incubate and care for fertilised eggs and raise chicks.

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The Urban Hen
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Paul Peacock
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-01 - Publisher: Hachette UK

"The Urban Hen" is the perfect companion for the city poultry keeper and shows you how to maintain a happy, healthy garden or backyard flock in towns and cities. Paul Peacock shows you how to: find the best poultry for the small garden and house them properly, feed your birds,
A Good Egg
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Genevieve Taylor
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-14 - Publisher: Random House

An egg is the simplest and most versatile of ingredients. Nutritious, rich in protein, low in fat, perfect for a quick brunch, essential for baking and key to so many starters, main courses and puddings, there is something magical about the humble egg. Eggs are cheap and available to us
Happy Hens and Fresh Eggs
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Signe Langford
Categories: Cooking
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-31 - Publisher: D & M Publishers

Today’s renaissance of the backyard flock is driven by a growing desire for healthy organic ingredients, food security and animal welfare—and while hunger might be “the best sauce,” a dash of self-sufficiency is remarkably satisfying too. As communities from Victoria to St. John’s amend urban bylaws to allow backyard flocks,
The Urban Homestead
Language: en
Pages: 307
Authors: Kelly Coyne, Erik Knutzen
Categories: House & Home
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Process

An essential handbook for the urban homesteading movement showing readers how to grow their own food, raise city chickens, gain energy independence and more. Illustrations, tips, anecdotes, and projects are designed to help urban households become more self-sufficient and sustainable.
Keep Chickens!
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Barbara Kilarski
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-27 - Publisher: Storey Publishing

No matter how small your lot is, you can keep chickens and enjoy fresh eggs every morning. Barbara Kilarski shares her passion for poultry as she fills this guide with tips and techniques for successfully raising chickens in small spaces. Spotlighting the self-sufficient pleasures of tending your own flock, Kilarski

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