Perfect for anyone looking to raise a great flock, the eighth edition of the Grit Guide to Backyard Chickens has great advice for both beginners raising their first chickens and seasoned chicken owners.
It provides more than 65 keys to keeping a healthy, productive flock, plus recipes for eggs and chicken meat, DIY chicken coops, and information on owning guinea fowl and geese.
Learn how to feed the flock on pasture and save money. Discover new ways to use extra eggs for delicious dishes. Read how to make the ultimate brooder box.
More articles include:
- Raising Chickens for Meat: From pasture to freezer, home processing offers rewards far beyond the dinner table.
- Fermentations for the Flock: Improve your poultry’s health while saving money at the feed store.
- Build a Weatherproof, Pest-Proof Chicken Feeder: Feed your flock without encouraging mold or supporting the local mouse and starling populations.
- Keep Backyard Chickens with Class in Grit’s Mini-Coop: Everything you need to know to construct this small home for your flock, including plans and diagrams.