A Beginner's Handbook


This self-reliance guide from Backwoods Home Magazine will help the novice get their bearing when it comes to raising chickens.

Topics covered include:

  • a brief history of chickens
  • choosing your breed
  • fencing and housing
  • caring for your chickens
  • health concerns
  • egg production
and more!
Chickens cover

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64 pages; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2


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