The Way Of The Chicken - A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens

This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness.

It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size. This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality. More

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Published: Aug. 05, 2012
Words: 22,240
Language: Australian English
ISBN: 9781476215563
About Gavin Webber

By day, Gavin Webber is a mild-mannered IT professional working in the heart of Melbourne and recently earned a Diploma of Carbon Management.

However, at night and on weekends he becomes a committed and feverish blogger and writer, informing the world and giving practical tips on cheese making, fruit and vegetable growing, chickens, DIY backyard building and many other sustainability topics.

Married to Kim, with four children scattered around the globe, he currently lives in Victoria, Australia, and continues to write about his journey at his blog, The Greening of Gavin. The blog has over 1400 posts and has received over 1.7 million page views.

Gavin's sustainable living work was recently acknowledge when he received the 2013 Green Lifestyle Award for "Local Green Hero". He was also listed as Highly Commended in the On-line Eco Information site category.

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Cluckingham Palace
The Way Of The Chicken has many chapters about how I built this hen house, which we named Cluckingham Palace. I document the construction of the structure, including the installation of a self-watering system for the hens.

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