A must-have reference book for the small flock owner, Gail discusses the problems and diseases common to chickens of all breeds and all ages. It also explains how to hatch healthy chicks, provide proper nutrition, fight parasites, spot diseases and infections in their early stages, protect the flock from predators and building safe houses and yards.
Practical charts help pinpoint common symptoms and causes of disease. An extensive listing provides quick access to treatments and remedies for everything from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Generously illustrated. 352 pages.
By Gail Damerow