A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens by Melissa Caughey


A Kid's Guide to Keeping Chickens by Melissa Caughey

Melissa Caughey shares her advice in an engaging way so that kids understand what it means to keep chickens and what kind of housing, food, equipment, and care the chickens will need to thrive. She also includes ideas for lots of creative activities sure to spark enthusiasm and imagination, such as speaking chicken, creating a veggie pinata for the flock, and making a chicken fort in the backyard. She even offers ten egg-centric recipes that kids will love to make and eat, including French toast, egg drop soup, and Mexican egg pizza.


Winner: Learninga Magazine 2016 Teachers ChoiceSM Award for the FamilyWinner: 2016 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books This book is a must have for families getting started with their first flock. Full of colorful ideas such as crafts and recipes for your ladies, it also covers the essential how-to's of raising chickens that everyone can learn from. Jessi Bloom, author of Free Range Chicken Gardens This colorful book is bursting with kid s energy and enthusiasm while delivering all the basics in brief, easily digested segments. Backyard Poultry One of the most well-rounded and eye-catching guides to raising chickens I ve seen. Austin American Statesman Dogs? Cats? Goldfish? Gerbils? So old school. Caughey explains how to a child's love of animals into a different type of pet experience, one with fresh eggs. The Morning Call Fun, fascinating and full of practical tips for keeping chickens, A Kid s Guide to Keeping Chickens is a must-have for anyone interested in starting a flock to call their own. HGTV Gardens

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160 pages


Melissa Caughey
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Publication date

1st April 2015



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