Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle.
Andy Schneider, better known as The Chicken Whisperer, has become the go-to guy for anything chickens and was the first “poultry personality” in the world of backyard poultry. Over the years, he has helped a countless number of people start their very own backyard flocks and has assisted in changing more laws around the country to allow backyard chickens than anyone. He is not only a well-known radio personality, as the host of the Backyard Poultry with The Chicken Whisperer radio show, but also Editor in Chief of, Chicken Whisperer Magazine, National Spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Biosecurity for Birds Program, and author of, The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. He also works with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during Salmonella outbreaks and throughout the year by spreading Salmonella awareness and prevention. He has been featured on CNN, HLN, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, The Economist, USA Today, Atlanta Constitution, and many other local and national publications. Andy travels around the U.S. on The Chicken Whisperer Tour, educating people through science based, fact based, and study based information about the many benefits of keeping backyard chickens and how to keep them healthy and free from disease. Visit him online at www.chickenwhisperer.com.
Power to the Poultry: The Growing Urban Chicken Movement
Henology: Know thy Hen For She is Great
Backyard Outlaws: Are Chickens Allowed Where You Live? What Should You Do if They Aren't?
Prep Work: Getting Your Home and Yard Ready
Incubation: So You’re EGG-specting?
The Art of Brooding: Preparing the Nursery for Your New Arrivals
Home Sweet Home: Coops and Runs
Safe and Sound: Protecting Your Flock from Predators
Nutrition: Common Management Questions and Suggestions
Illness and Ailments: Prevention and Treatment
EGG Artistry: What to Do With All Those Eggs (Besides Eat Them)
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