Название: Chicken DIY: 20 Fun-to-Make Projects for Happy and Healthy Chickens Автор: Daniel Johnson, Samantha Johnson Издательство: CompanionHouse Books Год: 2019 Формат: EPUB Размер: 12 Мб Язык: английский / English
Learn for yourself the rewards of keeping chickens in your own backyard! Sustainable and fun, raising chickens is not only interesting and entertaining, it produces a bounty of fresh, tasty eggs! In Chicken DIY, aspiring chicken farmers will find creative plans and easy-to-follow construction tips for making a safe and healthy environment for your fine-feathered friends. Join the brother-and-sister team of Daniel and Samantha Johnson—veteran farmers, poultry enthusiasts, and avid DIYers—as they present complete and detailed instructions for 20 essential projects, from coops and feeders to runs, ramps, roosts, and incubators. Clear step-by-step color photographs will guide you through each hands-on project, and each fully illustrated make-at-home project—from the chicken tractor to the chicken swing to the chicken sweater—is as enjoyable as it is fulfilling to create!
Inside this book, you'll find advice on preparing a safe and healthy environment for your flock, as well as an illustrated introduction to the tools and skills needed for each project. The "Why DIY?" section explains the positive benefits and personal satisfaction of building things yourself, while an interesting bonus chapter takes a fascinating look at the history of chicken-keeping and innovations in poultry care throughout time. You'll also find delicious recipes for "egg-cess" eggs, from a savory frittata to a decadent triple chocolate torte. Raising chickens is one of the most interesting and rewarding backyard hobbies you can find. Farmers and backyard hobbyists alike already know the rewards of keeping fine-feathered friends, and the popularity of egg-laying chickens is only on the rise. Making your own chicken equipment and structures adds another level of creativity and fun to caring for a flock. Your chickens are sure to happily enjoy the dust-bathing area, chicken run, grazing box, and wading pool that you create with your own hands!