Backgarden Chickens and Other Poultry

Author(s): John Harrison


This is a practical and indispensable guide which covers all you need to know about keeping poultry in your own back garden. Find out: what housing and basic equipment you need; how to choose and obtain the right poultry for the space you have available; which are the best breeds of chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and quail for your circumstances; how to help your poultry settle into their new homes; how to feed and care for your poultry; how to breed your own; how to store eggs and increase production; and, even how to cull your birds.


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The essential guide to keeping your own poultry from the bestselling author of Vegetable Growing Month by Month.

John Harrison has had an interest in chickens since he was a young child but it wasn't until he was able to get his own allotment that he was able to put his dream into reality and start raising his own birds. Now not only does he keep a small flock in his back garden, but he and his daughter Cara provide help and advice to newcomers to keeping chickens on the poultry pages of his popular allotment website, which is the UK's number one allotment website. He is also the author of the bestselling Vegetable Growing Month by Month.

General Fields

  • : 9780716022688
  • : Constable and Robinson
  • : Right Way
  • : June 2011
  • : 194mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Harrison
  • : Paperback
  • : 636.5
  • : 128