Montello Public Library

Backyard chickens for beginners, getting the best chickens, choosing coops, feeding and care, and beating city chicken laws, by R.J. Ruppenthal, Attorney/Professor/Garden Writer

Valuable, short guide for beginners on how to start a backyard mini-flock of 2-4 chickens and get fresh eggs every day. Written by the author of the best-selling Fresh Food From Small Spaces book, and a former columnist for Urban Farm magazine
Table of contents
Fresh eggs every day -- How much space do you need? -- Building or buying a coop -- Feeders, waterers, nesting boxes, and roosts -- Getting chicks or chickens -- Feeding your chickens --Tips for cold climates -- Health and safety -- Dealing with neighbors, city chicken laws, and other challenges -- Resources: everything you need!
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
[42] pages, illustrations (black and white), 23 cm


Library Locations

  • Montello Public Library

    Montello Public Library 128 Lake Court, Montello, WI, 53949, US