Books  Zoology  Ornithology  Non-Passerines  Seabirds, Shorebirds & Wildfowl 

Success with Chickens: The What, Where and Why of Trouble-free Chicken Keeping

By: JC Jeremy Hobson(Author)

176 pages, colour illustrations

Quiller Publishing

Paperback | Mar 2012 | #203528 | ISBN-13: 9781846890932
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€17 approx

About this book

Who would have thought that keeping chickens would ever become a lifestyle objective rather than as was the case a few years ago, a pastime generally indulged in at the bottom of the garden by a few middle-aged men?

The hobby of keeping chickens over recent years has grown to phenomenal proportions with an estimated half a million chicken-keepers in the UK,covering chickens of all shapes and sizes, from the exclusive, upmarket and, sometimes exotic, rare and pure breeds – to ex-battery hens.

Subjects covered in Success with Chickens include choice of breed; housing; feeding; breeding; showing and indeed all the many topics a new chicken keeper will want to understand. This practical, often anecdotal, guide incorporates much of the author's 40 years of experience as a chicken keeper, as well as taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of other enthusiasts.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Waders of Europe

NHBS Special Offer Price: £32.99 £39.99 (Save £7.00) $43/€37 approx (ends 31/07/2017)

Chamberlain's Waders

NHBS Price: £29.99 $39/€33 approx

The Seabird's Cry

NHBS Special Offer Price: £12.99 £16.99 (Save £4.00) $17/€14 approx (ends 31/08/2017)

Waders of Europe, Asia and North America

NHBS Special Offer Price: £19.99 £29.99 (Save £10.00) $26/€22 approx (ends 31/08/2017)

Wildfowl of Europe, Asia and North America

NHBS Price: £34.99 $45/€39 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194