The New Rules of the Roost: Organic Care & Feeding for the Family Flock
The Litts listen daily to concerns and questions posed by customers seeking the best organic methods for keeping backyard chickens safe and healthy. Now they’ve compiled their proven solutions into this often-entertaining book.
Gail Damerow, author of Guide to Raising Chickens
New from Robert and Hannah Litt—the owners of the Urban Farm Store and the authors of the bestselling A Chicken in Every Yard—comes a hardworking guide to backyard chicken keeping that goes beyond the basics. The New Rules of the Roost addresses the problems that crop up when keeping backyard chickens long term. It covers a wide range of topics including guidance on organic health remedies and disease prevention, pest management, organic nutrition, the best breeds for specific needs, and the simplest and most effective options for daily maintenance and feeding. Readers will also learn how to introduce new chickens to a flock, how to manage aggressive birds, how to deal with mature chickens, and much more.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 216 pp.
- Book dimensions: 7½ x 9 in. (230 x 190 mm.)
- Images: 108 color photos, 7 illustrations
- ISBN-10: 1604698187
- ISBN-13: 9781604698183
- Product code: 689818
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"[Starred review] A wealth of advice packed so nicely into one volume.…perfect for enterprising chickenistas just starting out and for those with established flocks as well."
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