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Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods
Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more.
Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds.
- Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens
- Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens
- Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens
- Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens
Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guide provides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.
Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781119675921) was previously published as Raising Chickens For Dummies (9781118982785). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.
Chicken is a dinnertime staple. It’s a simple, budget-friendly favorite, and there are countless ways to prepare it. In Slow Cooker Favorites Chicken you’ll find something new and delicious to enjoy every day—from classic appetizers and comforting dishes to exotic international one-pot meals—with minimal prep work and easy cleanup. The most challenging part will be picking which dish you want to try next!
As you go about your busy day, it's important to make time to catch your breath and recharge. My Pocket Yoga help you quiet the noise and achieve serenity at home, at the office, or even in your car--in mere minutes.
Throughout your day, you'll be able to choose from 40+ breathing exercises and easy-to-follow poses, complete with illustrations. These quick yet powerful exercises allow you to be more mindful, increase your awareness, and find your center in any situation. After a quick break for a yoga pose or focused breathing, you can return to your to-do list feeling more balanced, centered, and refreshed.
Say goodbye to distraction, and greet your daily challenges with a calm, clear mind--all you need is My Pocket Yoga.
College life is busy. While the dining hall or takeout can be convenient, these shortcuts can take a toll on your maxed-out bank account, not to mention your waistline. The Quick and Easy College Cookbook will help you create delicious and healthy recipes in a flash! With low-cost ingredients that still have high nutritional value, you're sure to love cooking up these recipes. The best part? No experience or fully equipped kitchen required! You'll find 300 recipes that range from hearty breakfasts to healthy study-session snacks to fuel an all-nighter.
Even first-time cooks will succeed, with the help of a glossary of cooking terms and checklists of essential kitchen equipment and pantry staples. With hundreds of student favorites, like Huevos Rancheros, Korean Spicy Pork Tacos, and Peanut Butter Cups, this cookbook is required reading for any student who likes healthy home cooking.
Forget grandma's slow-cooker recipes! With this cookbook, you'll whip up hundreds of healthy dishes that will satisfy everyone's tastebuds. Featuring more than 200 delicious slow cooker recipes, you'll learn how easy it is to use the classic appliance to create modern, nutritious meals from scratch. Whether you're making appetizers for a cocktail party or dinner for a crowd, each page shows you how to craft flavorful dishes like:
- Almond and Dried Cherry Granola
- Acorn Squash Chili
- Chickpea Curry
- Chicken Saltimbocca
- Orange-Scented Custard
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Contains 40+ damn-good dishes made with your favorite ingredient: beer.
- Spicy Beer-Soaked Shrimp
- Sauced Meatballs
- Drunk Cheddar Soup
- Pub Chops
- Beer-Buttered Steak
- Tailgate Salmon
- Three-Beer Chili
- Chocolate Stout Lava Cake