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The popularity of egg-laying chickens is on the rise. Sustainable and fun, raising chickens is one of the most interesting and rewarding backyard hobbies you can find. In Chicken DIY, aspiring chicken farmers will find creative plans and easy-to-follow construction tips for making a safe and healthy environment for their fine-feathered friends. Veteran farmers and poultry enthusiasts Samantha and Daniel Johnson provide complete and easy-to-follow instructions for 20 essential projects, from coops and feeders to runs, ramps, roosts, and incubators. Clear step-by-step color photographs guide the reader through each hands-on project.Inside Chicken DIYHow to prepare and build a safe and healthy environment for your backyard flock20 hands-on projects for chicken coops, roosts, runs, ramps, feeders, waterers, nest boxes, egg incubators, and moreClear step-by-step color photographsOverview of the basic tools and skills needed to complete each projectComplete, thorough, and easy-to-follow instructions“Why DIY?” section explains the positive benefits and satisfaction of building things yourselfBonus chapter takes a fascinating look at the history of chicken-keeping and DIY chicken projects through history

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Samantha Johnson

SAMANTHA JOHNSON writes about the happy things in life - pets, home, family, food, and gardening - and thinks Mondays are the most wonderful day of the week. She fills her rare spare moments by crafting to-do lists and fulfilling the commands and demands of her bossy Corgi. She's the author or co-author of ten books, including The Rabbit Book, The Field Guide to Rabbits, The Beginner's Guide to Beekeeping, and The Beginner's Guide to Vegetable Gardening. Contact Samantha at miraclewelsh@gmail. com .

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