By Robert Litt,Hannah Litt

Got a bit area and a hankering for clean eggs?

Robert and Hannah Litt have allotted suggestion to enormous quantities of city and suburban chicken-keepers from in the back of their perch at Portland’s city Farm shop, and now they’re able to assist you pass neighborhood and sustainable together with your personal yard birds. during this convenient advisor to breeds, feed, coops, and care, the Litts take you less than their skilled wings and percentage the secrets and techniques to:
Picking the breeds which are good for you • construction a strong coop in a single weekend for $100 • elevating satisfied and hearty chicks Feeding your flock for optimum health and wellbeing and egg foodstuff • combating and treating universal poultry illnesses • Planning forward for relatives, local, and criminal concerns • Whipping up tasty egg recipes from flan to frittata
With every little thing that first-timers might want to get started—along with professional counsel for extra professional keepers—this colourful, nuts-and-bolts guide proves that preserving chickens is all it’s cracked as much as be.

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