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Building chicken coops / Gail Damerow.

By: Damerow, Gail.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Storey country wisdom bulletin: 224.Publisher: Pownal, Vermont : Storey Communications, [1999]Copyright date: ©1999Description: 31 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781580172738 (paperback).Subject(s): Chickens -- Housing | Chickens -- Housing -- Design and construction | Poultry -- HousingDDC classification: 636.5 Summary: Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction
  • Twelve Tips for a Successful Coop Design
  • Planning for Easy Access Space
  • Requirements Providing Adequate Ventilation
  • Temperature Control
  • Choosing the Right Flooring
  • Putting Down Bedding
  • Installing Roosts Nests and Nest Boxes
  • Choosing and Siting a Feeder
  • Choosing and Siting a Water
  • Source Tips and Advice for Keeping Chickens in Cages
  • Offering Access to a Yard
  • Raising Chickens Free on the Range Fencing