Raising Chickens For Dummies

Author: Kimberly Willis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118982785
Release Date: 2015-03-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Your hands-on guide to modern chicken-raising methods Thinking about raising chickens? You've come to the right place! This new edition of Raising Chickens For Dummies provides the most up-to-date, thorough information on the many aspects of keeping chickens in your backyard. Inside, you'll find hands-on, easy-to-follow instructions on choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing for your birds, feeding your chickens for optimal health, combating laying issues, controlling pests and predators, optimizing egg production, and much more. Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular—and growing—pastime. If you're interested in keeping chickens as pets or as a source for eggs, Raising Chickens For Dummies gives you plain-English explanations of everything you need to know to about caring for chickens. Inside, you'll learn about basic chicken biology, breeds, and behavior, which chicken breed is best for you, how many you need, ways to spot healthy chickens, how to build a chicken coop, best practices for mating your chickens, how to incubate eggs, how to hatch and nurture chicks, manage laying hens, collect and store eggs, and butcher meat birds. Offers practical advice on choosing and purchasing chickens Helps you construct the right housing for your chickens Provides tips on feeding and caring for your chickens Includes top tips for raising healthy chickens Whether you're a first-time poulterer or you've been raising chickens for years, this comprehensive guideprovides practical how-to advice for keeping chickens in virtually any backyard.

Keeping Chickens For Dummies

Author: Pammy Riggs
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119971788
Release Date: 2011-07-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Practical how-to advice for keeping chickens "For me, raising chickens, for eggs and meat, has been one ofthe most enjoyable aspects of our family farm. I am a great admirerof "chicken whisperer" Pammy Riggs, and with her two co-authors shehas produced an admirably thorough guide to enjoying the pleasuresand avoiding the pitfalls of keeping chickens. Get the book, andtake the feathery plunge!" - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Keeping Chickens For Dummies provides you with anintroduction to all aspects of keeping chickens, from constructinga hutch to the correct feeding regime. It offers expertadvice straight from the River Cottage ‘ChickenWhisperer', so whether you're looking to raise chickens for eggs,meat, or just the entertainment value and fun- Keeping Chickens For Dummies is the perfect place tostart. Keeping Chickens For Dummies: Shows you how to keep chickens in differentconditions Offers guidance on choosing and purchasing chickens Gives great step-by-step advice on constructing the righthousing Provides expert advice on how to feed and carefor your chickens

DJing For Dummies

Author: John Steventon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118937266
Release Date: 2014-10-08
Genre: Music

DJ like a pro—without skipping a beat The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back! Ifyou've ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and anearful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing ForDummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the nextlevel. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ, walks youthrough the basics of mixing, the techniques and tricks you need tocreate your own DJ style and how to make DJing work for you. Covering both digital and old-school vinyl-based instruction,this guide covers all the latest DJ technology, equipment andsoftware so you can get mixing and stay one step ahead of thecrowd. Brimming with expert advice and easy-to-follow explanations,the information in DJing For Dummies gives you everythingyou need to build a foolproof set and play to a live crowd. Nail down the basics and build on existing skills Sort through the latest equipment and technology Have a go at crossfading, beatmatching and scratching Mix tracks seamlessly to sound like a pro If you're new to the game or looking to step up your skills andgraduate to club work, DJing For Dummies has youcovered.

Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Author: Shamash Alidina
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118727973
Release Date: 2014-04-03
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Master your mind, manage stress and boost yourproductivity! Mindfulness at Work For Dummies provides essential guidancefor employees at all levels of an organization who areseeking more focus and clarity in their work. Itexplains how mindfulness can help employers wishing toimplement mindful practices into the workplace, and providesleaders and mentors within an organization with the tools they needto become more effective leaders and coaches. The audiodownload contains guided mindfulness exercises andmeditations suited to workplace scenarios, a core feature ofmindfulness programmes. Mindfulness at Work For Dummies includes: An introduction to mindfulness, and how it can help improveworking behaviour An explanation of how the brain retains new mindfulworking patterns… with a bit of practice! Useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your workingday How organisations can benefit from implementing mindfulapproaches to work Guidance for leaders on how mindfulness can help develop theirleadership qualities

Business Networking For Dummies

Author: Stefan Thomas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118833346
Release Date: 2014-03-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Grow your business, build your career, find more customers, andbuild a valuable support network of likeminded business people. Networking is a crucial skill for all professionals and businessowners. Quite simply, it’s a fast and effective way to buildyour business or career - and excellent networking skills will setyou apart from the competition. Business Networking ForDummies shows you how to get the most out of networking -both online and offline. With Business Networking ForDummies, you’ll learn to: Use business networking to grow and develop your business Find the right platform or platforms to build your own networkand ‘assemble your crowd’ Pitch yourself and your business with confidence Get the most out of face-to-face networking events - includingvaluable tips on presentation skills and sound bites! Join up your ‘real life’ and online networking Measure your networking success Follow up with new contacts successfully “This is a cornerstone book for anyone involved in runninga smaller business and wishing to deploy networking as an enquirysource. It is clear, concise and provides a complete education forsucceeding in, what is for some, a difficult environment." Ben Kench, Leading UK sales trainer and business growthspecialist "I’ve read this entire book from start to finish and soshould you because, when you know what you’re doing, businessnetworking does work, and by following the blueprint thatStef has set down for you: first you’ll learn, thenyou’ll earn.” Brad Burton, Managing Director, 4Networking Ltd.

British Politics For Dummies

Author: Julian Knight
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118971529
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Political Science

Your updated and revised guide to British politics So, you want to be knowledgeable about British politics butdon't know where to start? You've come to the right place!British Politics For Dummies is your essential guide tounderstanding even the trickiest questions surrounding politics inthe UK. In no time, you'll have the confidence to discuss the insand outs of past and present elections, political leaders, partiesand ideologies. Packed with understandable information on the origins, historyand structure of the UK parliamentary system, British PoliticsFor Dummies offers a fascinating glimpse into the rollercoasterworld of politics. Explaining everything from key politicalideologies and the spread of democracy to the current electionprocess and the differences between political parties, thishands-on, friendly guide is an ideal companion to British politicsand elections. Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments, devolutionand independence efforts Provides updated information on UKIP and Britain's place inEurope Serves as a helpful guide to elections and British politicalparties—electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends andthe role of pressure groups and the media Offers a fascinating examination of British politics on theworld stage Whether you want to get to grips with British politics andgovernment or build your knowledge beyond the basics, this updatededition of British Politics For Dummies is the placeto start.

Project Management Checklists For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118931417
Release Date: 2014-09-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Your must-have tool for perfect project management Want to take your career to the next level and be a master ofplanning, organising, motivating and controlling resources to meetyour goals? This easy-to-use guide has you covered! ProjectManagement Checklists For Dummies takes the intimidation out ofproject management, and shows you step by step how to use rigorousself-check questions to save significant time—andheadaches—in managing your projects effectively. Project Management Checklists For Dummies gives you to-dolists, hands-on checklists and helpful guidance for managing everyphase of a project from start to finish. Before you know it, you'llbe a star project manager as you organise, estimate and scheduleprojects in today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global businessenvironment. Includes useful to-do lists and checklists to ensure all thenecessary steps are completed Offers simple exercises to help clarify needs and requirementsalong the way Provides templates to complete, which can also be downloadedfrom Dummies.com and customised to suit your uniquerequirements Supplies hints and tips to help you along the way If you're a project manager—or any professional chargedwith managing a project and wondering where tostart—Project Management Checklists For Dummies isyour ready-made tool for success.

TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies

Author: Michelle M. Maxom
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118764244
Release Date: 2014-08-21
Genre: Education

Instant English lessons – learn in a flash! TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is a ready-made coursemanual for TEFL teachers. With fully fleshed-out lessons,activities, tools, games, and resources, this book contains what isessentially an instant TEFL course. Use the ready-made materialsdirectly in the classroom, or follow along with the detailedplanning models and frameworks to grow your skills while designingyour own lesson plans more effectively. The book includes access toonline materials you can print for use in class, and the lessonscan be used with or without the aid of technology in the classroom.You'll find expert advice on teaching all age levels and classsizes, including ideas for taking the lessons out into theworld. Many EFL/ESL teachers have little or no experience, and may haveonly been in the profession for a limited time. TEFL LessonPlans For Dummies saves the day with materials, ideas, andactivities that can be implemented quickly and easily, makinglessons more productive and fun. From quick exercises tolarger-scale plans, this book contains hundreds of ways to helpyour students become more proficient English speakers. Implement expertly-designed planning models with step-by-stepadvice Teach lessons designed for students of all ages and classes ofall sizes Integrate technology when it's available, or do without it whenit's not Move your lessons outside of the classroom for deeperimmersion Whether you're taking a TEFL training course, about to head outon your first job, or a veteran of the field, this book providesyou with the tools you will need to get things moving in class. Ifyou're looking to cut down on planning time without sacrificingstudent engagement, TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is theclassroom-ready resource you need.

Chicken Coop Simple Start for Beginners How to Raise Your Chickens Healthy and Happy

Author: Pamela Show
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1519685688
Release Date: 2015-12-04
Genre: House & Home

Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see "BONUS: Your FREE Gift" chapter after the conclusion. Chicken Coop (FREE Bonus Included):Simple Start For Beginners. How To Raise Your Chickens Healthy And Happy This book is about raising chickens the happier and the healthier way and is ideal for those who are beginning to raise chickens. There's a chapter on the breeds of chicken, with both descriptions and pictures of both layers and broilers. A clear distinction has also been made between the heritage and the hybrid breeds, making it easier for to choose the breed you want to keep, whether for eggs or for meat. There's also a section that talks about the chicken coop, with reasons as well as benefits for making a DIY chicken coop instead of buying a ready-made one. In this book, you will also learn how to feed your chickens, plus the various foods that you should and those that you should not give your chickens (if you want to get high egg and meat produce). The author has also listed for you a step to step guide on how to clean a chicken coop and also how to take ultimate care of your chickens. To get you started, the author has included information on how you can raise your chickens the happier and healthier way by ensuring that you have enough space for them. There is also information on the important things to be included in the chicken coop and how to make them. Heavy with the information you need about raising chickens, you can do yourself justice by getting the copy of this book before it is too late. Download your E book "Chicken Coop: Simple Start For Beginners. How To Raise Your Chickens Healthy And Happy " by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now with 1-Click" button! Tags: backyard farming, backyard homestead, backyard chickens, homesteader, homestead gardening, homestead survival, homestead guide, mini farming, vertical gardening, indoor gardening, urban gardening, organic gardening, backyard chickens, raising chickens, backyard homesteading, homestead projects mini farming for beginners, Backyard Mini Farm, Organic Food,Growing Your Own Organic Food, Homesteading, Backyard Chickens, Backyard Gardening , Homesteading Essentials, Homesteading Books, Homesteading Gardening, Backyard Beekeeping , Veggies and Herbs

Guide to Raising Chickens

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603424691
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A guide to raising one chicken or one hundred. It features topics from starting a backyard flock to putting eggs on the table.

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author: Theresa A. Husarik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052532
Release Date: 2011-04-04
Genre: House & Home

Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

The Chicken Whisperer s Guide to Keeping Chickens Revised

Author: Andy Schneider
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 9781631594434
Release Date: 2017-07-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The down-to-earth, common-sense advice in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised is perfect for people looking to get started keeping backyard poultry. Since The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens was first published in 2011, tens of thousands of people have discovered the joys and benefits of a backyard flock. Now Andy Schneider is back with The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised. Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows and everything you need to know about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals. Andy's common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Expanded & Revised. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. Inside, you'll learn: The benefits of a backyard chicken flock The art of incubation Living with brooding hens Setting up coops and runs Proper poultry nutrition Understanding your chickens' health, and wellness And that's just for a start, so why not start your flock today?