The Contented Chook

The Contented Chook

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Practical Tips and Inspirational Ideas for Keeping Your Hens Happy
by Gardening Australia

Inspired by one of Gardening Australia magazine′s most popular reader competitions to find Australia′s best ′poultry palace′, The Contented Chook is full of ideas to create a show-stopping, heart-warming home for your chooks.

A book of everyday inspiration, The Contented Chook is a sumptuous and quirky appreciation of the practical requirements (as well as those special luxuries) that your chooks deserve to be genuinely happy. Featuring over 200 photographs and more than 60 inventive examples of chook houses, the book also includes all the basics of chook care: there is a breed-by-breed guide to selecting the right chook for you, vital information on raising them, feeding them, and keeping them healthy and safe. With yummy essential egg recipes from Matthew Evans, and Josh Byrne′s plans for a basic hen house, this is the must-have book for anyone who has chooks, is planning to get chooks, or simply dreams of owning chooks!

About the Author

ABC Gardening Australia magazine, born from the TV show, is the bible for novice gardeners and green thumbs, and is Australia's leading gardening title. Each month our nation-wide team of experts provide all the help you need to create a thriving garden and beautiful outdoor space.

Audience: General 
Format: Paperback 
Language: English 
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st June 2012
Publisher: ABC Books 
Dimensions (cm): 22.0 x 18.3  x 1.9 
Weight (kg): 0.74