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Chicken Nuggets

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Beschreibung

Few farmyard and back-garden animals display such appealing and amusing characteristics as chickens. Some continually scratch the ground in search of insects, many just bustle and hustle, while others reveal self-importance through a measured walk. They would have been outstanding vaudeville acts, but their egg-laying and meat-producing abilities have been hijacked to produce food for millions of people throughout the world each day. Decorated throughout with historical woodcuts and engravings, and packed with intriguing facts and folklore, this book is not only a charming gift but is also a useful practical guide to keeping chickens at home.

Autorentext

David Squire has written more than 60 books on gardening and smallholding, including two about chickens: The Henkeeping Specialist and Keeping Chickens: The Essential Guide for First-time Keepers. David studied at the Royal Horticultural Society's Garden at Wisley, Surrey, and has received the American Garden Writers Association 'Quill and Trowel' award.



Inhalt

Introduction Chapter One: Where did Chickens Originate? In the beginning Chickens in Britain Chickens in Europe Chickens in North America Chickens in South America Chickens in the Antipodes Chickens in Asia Chapter Two: Getting to Know Chickens Identifying chickens Chicken terminology Chicken psychology The pecking order - & you! Vision Chicken-speak Chickens in love Chicken feathers Colourful plumage Range of combs Chapter Three: Keeping Chickens Their range & sizes Ways to keep chickens Choosing the right site Housing your chickens Fixtures & fittings Feeding chickens Handling & inspecting chickens Keeping a cock-bird Killing chickens Preparing a chicken for cooking Raising new chickens Keeping chickens as pets Keeping chickens healthy Chapter Four: Chickens in Superstitions Chapter Fiver: Slang, Proverbs, Sayings & Phrases Chicken slang Proverbs, sayings & phrases Chapter Six: Breeds & Fame Famous associations Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Chicken Nuggets
Untertitel: A miscellany of poultry pickings
Autor:
EAN: 9780857842183
ISBN: 978-0-85784-218-3
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: Green Books
Genre: Ökologie
Anzahl Seiten: 96
Veröffentlichung: 15.08.2014
Jahr: 2014
Untertitel: Englisch
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