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Author Dittemore, Mindie, author.

Title Keeping chickens : a kid's guide to everything you need to know about breeds, coops, behavior, eggs, and more! / Mindie Dittemore.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Sky Pony Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Children's Department  J 636.5 DITTEMORE    Check Shelf
Description 246 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Audience Age 6-12.
Grade 4 to 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A pet with perks -- Chicken anatomy 101 -- Best breed for your backyard -- Bringing home baby -- From fluffy butts to egg laying machines -- Home tweet home -- Predators and play time -- What's for dinner -- All about eggs -- Is there a doctor in the coop?! -- Behavior and training -- More flock fun!
Summary Whether you have chickens already or are just thinking of starting your own flock, this book is packed full of valuable information that will help you raise and maintain a happy, healthy flock. Not only will you learn the basics like how to pick the right breeds, how to house, feed, and care for your birds, but you will also find craft, gardening, and DIY projects that will make taking care of your flock fun and entertaining!
Subject Chickens -- Juvenile literature.
Pets -- Juvenile literature.
Chickens. (OCoLC)fst00854094
Pets. (OCoLC)fst01059908
Genre/Form Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Other Form: Online version: Dittemore, Mindie, author. Keeping chickens New York, NY : Sky Pony Press, [2019] 9781510745841 (DLC) 2019017848
ISBN 9781510745834 (print : alk. paper)
1510745831 (print : alk. paper)
9781544444475 (Follettbound)
1544444478 (Follettbound)
9781510745841 (ebook)
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