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Homemade Living: Keeping Chickens with Ashley English: All You Need to Know to Care for a Happy, Healthy Flock Hardcover – Apr 6 2010

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  • Hardcover: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts; 1 edition (April 6 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1600594905
  • ISBN-13: 978-1600594908
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 1.9 x 23.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 567 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #200,345 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Urban chicken keepers are flocking to this comprehensive (and pretty!) guide by Ashley English, a popular blogger and proponent of sustainable living. Chapters in Keeping Chickens with Ashley English cover everything from selecting the perfect breed for your space and geography to cooking with eggs...It even includes plans to build a mobile coop.” – Better Homes & Gardens
 
"An excellent, straightforward how-to book for those who wish to have a solid understanding of what it takes to raise chickens successfully for egg production.” – Library Journal
 
"Addresses all the really important things you need to know to get started with poultry...If you are just starting out and you want to select the right breed, Keeping Chickens provides plenty of information to help you make the right choice. There's a plan for a chicken tractor, plans for nesting boxes, and photos of Ashley's coop along with some others. Feed is explained, broodiness in chickens, and poultry health.” – Homestead Revival
 
“Ashley English is the how-to voice of a new DIY movement.” - Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne, founders of Homegrown Evolution and authors of The Urban Homestead
 
"An approach to urban homesteading that inspires both action and admiration.” – Grace Bonney, founder of Design*Sponge
 
"The Homemade Living series is beautiful, in both aesthetics and intention. A friendly introduction to simpler living that people in barns and brownstones alike can appreciate.” – Jenna Woginrich, author of Made from Scratch and blogger for Mother Earth News and The Huffington Post
 
"Beautifully designed and laid out with lush, full-color photographs and illustrations. Ashley knows her stuff and you will too after reading her books.” - Mother Nature Network
 
“What I love most about this series is how Ashley presents all of these could-be-complicated subjects in a way that's achievable and encouraging. It all feels totally doable...not to mention fun and fresh in the way she shares it all.” - Amanda Soule, Author of The Creative Family and Handmade Home, Founder of the popular blog Soule Mama
 
“Perfect for the aspiring urban farmer on your list!...Tons of gorgeous photos, troubleshooting tips, and recipes makes these books a must have addition to any gardener's bookshelf.” -Re-Nest

About the Author

Ashley English has earned degrees in both holistic nutrition and sociology. She is a member of Slow Food USA. She has a popular clip on YouTube (http://tiny.cc/FvOH1) and is a regular contributor to the popular blog Design*Sponge (with 70,000 regular readers).


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Amazon.com: 4.6 out of 5 stars 81 reviews
James and Emily
5.0 out of 5 starsComprehensive chicken book is beautiful and functional
May 14, 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
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Tony R.
5.0 out of 5 starsVery Helpful for new keepers
March 23, 2010 - Published on Amazon.com
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37 people found this helpful.
Mr. Anonymous
3.0 out of 5 starsShould Read: Getting Started Raising Chickens
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3 people found this helpful.
Robyn R. Reece
5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent Book And Series!
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16 people found this helpful.
momoftwo
5.0 out of 5 starsLove this book series!
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