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The chicken whisperer's guide to zero-waste chicken keeping : reduce, reuse, recycle / Andy Schneider and Brigid McCrea, Ph. D.

By: Schneider, Andy G.
Contributor(s): McCrea, Brigid [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly, Massachusetts : Quarry Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 120 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781631597343; 1631597345.Other title: Chicken whisperers guide to zero-waste chicken keeping.Subject(s): Chickens | Agricultural wastes -- RecyclingDDC classification: 636.5 Summary: The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping is the first book designed to help chicken keepers keep chickens with limited resources and environmental impact. This essential guide collects the Chicken Whisperer's own personal tips, tricks, and suggestions for reducing waste, re-purposing materials, and recycling what can't be reused. With this book, chicken keepers will save money, improve production, support sustainability, and use fewer resources overall. With the Chicken Whisperer's step-by-step insights and how-to secrets, your life with chickens will be more fruitful, less expensive, and better for the planet.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping is the first book designed to help chicken keepers raise chickens using limited resources while maintaining a low environmental impact.

This comprehensive guide , filled with color photos, features valuable tips, tricks, and suggestions from Andy G. Schneider, also known as the Chicken Whisperer. Learn how to reduce waste, re-purpose materials, and recycle what can't be reused. Discover easy ways to save money , improve production , support sustainability , and use fewer resources overall.

In the book you'll find: Advice for low-waste feeding that includes insights into a variety of food options Practical and simple solutions for dealing with feathers, feed, and droppings Guidelines for building a composting system that offers great opportunities for recycling Information on no-waste coops and brooders Keeping chickens can be rewarding and fruitful. With essential insights and how-to secrets from an expert, it can also be cost effective and environmentally friendly.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping is the first book designed to help chicken keepers keep chickens with limited resources and environmental impact. This essential guide collects the Chicken Whisperer's own personal tips, tricks, and suggestions for reducing waste, re-purposing materials, and recycling what can't be reused. With this book, chicken keepers will save money, improve production, support sustainability, and use fewer resources overall. With the Chicken Whisperer's step-by-step insights and how-to secrets, your life with chickens will be more fruitful, less expensive, and better for the planet.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 8)
  • 1 A Year With Hens and no Waste (p. 11)
  • 2 Feeding Chickens (p. 35)
  • 3 Composting (p. 57)
  • 4 Gardening with Chickens (p. 67)
  • 5 Housing Chickens (p. 83)
  • 6 When Hens Stop Laying (p. 109)
  • Resources and Acknowledgments (p. 116)
  • About the Authors (p. 117)
  • Index (p. 118)