Keeping The Family Flock: A Primer On Raising Chickens
Written and Illustrated by Amanda Read. Photography by Amanda Read and Abigail Read.
This book was written with the goal of providing its readers with an introduction to the wholesome benefits and challenges of keeping chickens as a family project. In the following pages homeschool graduate, Amanda Read, explains the basics of raising chickens from years of personal experience. 33 pages.
Chapters include, “Where Shall I Begin?”, “Brooding Chicks”, “The Coop”, “Feeding The Flock”, “Harvesting The Farm Eggs”, “Chicken Remedies”, “Chickens With Other Animals”, “Moving With Chickens”, “What Should I Work Towards?”, “Chicken Breeding”, “Chicken Breeds”, “Chicken Brains”, “Chicken Behavior”, and an Appendix with charts, links and resources for the family flock.