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New Rules of the Roost : Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock - ROBERT LITT

New Rules of the Roost

Organic Care and Feeding for the Family Flock

Paperback Published: 1st September 2018
ISBN: 9781604698183
Number Of Pages: 232

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A must-have guide for anyone looking for deeper information on keeping a healthy and happy flock.

New from Robert and Hannah Litt - the owners of the Urban Farm Store and the authors of the bestselling A Chicken in Every Yard - comes a hardworking guide to backyard chicken keeping that goes beyond the basics. The New Rules of the Roost addresses the read problems that crop up when keeping backyard chickens long term.

It covers a wide range of topics including guidance on organic health remedies and disease prevention, pest management, organic nutrition, the best breeds for specific needs, and the simplest and most effective options for daily maintenance and feeding. Readers will also learn how to introduce new chickens to a flock, how to manage aggressive birds, how to deal with mature chickens, and much more.

About the Author

Robert and Hannah Litt are the founders of the Urban Farm Store in Portland, Oregon. They've been featured on Planet Green's Renovation Nation, National Public Radio, and Oregon Public Broadcasting. Robert was named as one of Food & Wine's "40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40" in 2010.

Industry Reviews

"The Litts listen daily to concerns and questions posed by customers seeking the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy. Now they've compiled their proven solutions into this often-entertaining book." --Gail Damerow, author of Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

"Wealth of advice packed so nicely into one volume. . . . perfect for enterprising chickenistas just starting out and for those with established flocks as well." --Library Journal starred review

"Everything you need to know about keeping your chickens healthy and preventing diseases through organic food and treatments. The beautiful illustrations that accompany each topic make it a joy to peruse." --Kenosha News

ISBN: 9781604698183
ISBN-10: 1604698187
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 1st September 2018
Publisher: Timber Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 19.1  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52

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