Self Sufficiency Hen Keeping

Self Sufficiency  Hen Keeping
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: IMM Lifestyle Books
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2015-09
Genre: Chickens
ISBN: 150480032X

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This introduction to raising chickens covers housing, food and water, daily care, disease prevention, encouraging egg production, breeding, and more.

Self sufficiency hen keeping

Self sufficiency hen keeping
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2009
Genre: Chickens
ISBN: OCLC:913575932

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Self Sufficiency Hen Keeping

Self Sufficiency Hen Keeping
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: New Holland Australia(AU)
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2009-04
Genre: Chickens
ISBN: 1847734200

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Self-sufficiency and organic living have never been more prominent and hen keeping is becoming increasingly popular. This book offers information on poultry keeping.

Hen Keeping

Hen Keeping
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2016
Genre: Chickens
ISBN: OCLC:1302079281

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"Provides an introduction to some of the key aspects of aspiring to a self-sufficient lifestyle by keeping your own chickens and benefiting from the produce. You don't need a large garden to keep poultry and an average family only needs a couple of hens to keep them well stocked in fresh eggs all year round. The set-up costs are minimal and you don't need a whole host of expensive gadgets or equipment to care for your chickens. Packed with information on poultry keeping (housing, food and water, daily care, disease prevention and cure, encouraging egg production and breeding), there is also comprehensive information on breeds"--Publisher's description.

Hen Keeping

Hen Keeping
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2015-09-01
Genre: Pets
ISBN: 9781607652519

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A beginner’s guide to keeping hens with info on over fifty breeds, plus housing, feeding, daily care, disease prevention, egg production, breeding, & more. Self-sufficiency and organic living have never been more prevalent than in recent years. Keeping hens is becoming increasingly popular and is one way of ensuring you have fresh produce at your fingertips. This authoritative book introduces some of the key aspects of keeping your own chickens and benefitting from the produce. You don’t need a large garden to keep poultry, and an average family only needs a couple of hens to keep them well stocked in fresh eggs all year round. The set-up costs are minimal, and you don’t need a whole host of expensive gadgets or equipment to get started or care for your chickens. Packed with useful information on poultry keeping (housing, food and water, daily care routines, disease prevention and cure, encouraging egg production, and breeding), this guidebook also features comprehensive information on breeds and a useful list of contacts. “This book provides a good starting place to ensure that you have everything you need to know at your fingertips . . . If your aim is to keep hens for their eggs on a small-scale, then Self-Sufficiency: Hen Keeping should be at the top of your to-read list.” —The Rural

Beekeeping Self Sufficiency

Beekeeping   Self Sufficiency
Author: Michael Manning
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 101
Release: 2013-09-05
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
ISBN: 9781291549157

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Bees are vital for the pollination of fruit and vegetables representing 70% of food produced for mankind's consumption. Bees are industrious, devoted to the well being of the hive and can be managed by beekeepers to produce honey which is stored by the bees for surviving the winter dormancy period.

Self Sufficiency Handbook

Self Sufficiency Handbook
Author: Alan Bridgewater,Gill Bridgewater
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 631
Release: 2017-11-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9781620082355

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Whether you’re looking to adopt a greener lifestyle or wanting to go off the grid, this guide has all you need to know to boost your self-sufficiency. Worried about ever-rising fuel bills and longing for the day when you can be off-grid and independent? Anxious about the quality of the food you eat and planning to go organic? Yearning to get back to the way it was but don’t know where to start? This book will show you how to achieve the eco-friendly good life. The authors cover the ecological gamut from geothermal heating to crop rotation to soap making. They answer important questions like how much land is really needed to be self-sufficient, whether or not to depend entirely on natural forms of energy, and which farm animals will best meet your needs. There’s practical information here on building an insulated flue pipe chimney, identifying edible wild plants, and composting with worms—as well as recipes for jams, rhubarb wine, cheeses, and more. Packed with full-color photographs, helpful illustrations, and diagrams, Self-Sufficiency Handbook will appeal to urban dwellers who want to adopt certain aspects of greener living and to serious adherents of back-to-basics living. Inside Self-Sufficiency Handbook, you’ll find: –Inspirational yet practical introduction to a greener way of living –Essential reading for anyone considering a shift to a more self-sufficient lifestyle, no matter how small the change –Emphasis is on the positive aspects of self-sufficiency, such as cutting living costs and eating well –Covers everything from fitting a wind turbine to making honey from your own beehives. –Step-by-step instructions on keeping animals, growing organic food, and preserving your own produce –Guidelines for creating a self-sufficient home and eco-friendly home improvements “This book shows that self-sufficiency is not only better for the planet—it’s cheaper and more rewarding!” —Green Rewards/Sustainability Advisory Panel

Keeping Chickens

Keeping Chickens
Author: Mike Hatcher
Publsiher: Skyhorse Publishing
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2010
Genre: Chickens
ISBN: 1602399778

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More and more Americans are becoming concerned about living a healthier and more environmentally friendly...