Keeping Chicken

Appropriate to the species and naturally

Katrin Juliane Schiffer, Carola Hotze


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  • Expabded and updated, with new photos and new layout
  • Keeping Chicken Appropriate to the Species and Naturally
227x167x19mm (LxWxH)
Cover/Layout 212 colour photos, 24 bw-drawings
Pages: 176
EAN: 9783440151051
Art.-No.: 15105
Chicken in a row house or allotment garden are no longer a rarity. If you are planning to purchase your own flock of chicken, you will find here comprehensive information, from coop construction, feeding and health through offspring up to slaughtering. The authors extensively describe the animals’ behaviour and show what chicken need to be comfortable. Tips for selecting the right breed and instructions for constructing coops and free runs complete this proven handbook.

About the authors

Katrin Juliane Schiffer

Dr. agr. Katrin Juliane Schiffer aus Quakenbrück in Norddeutschland, Jahrgang 1979, studierte ökologische Agrarwissenschaften an der Universität Kassel Witzenhausen mit besonderem Interesse für Tierhaltungsfragen und Ethologie. Nachdem eine christlich geprägte Ehrfurcht vor dem Leben schon früh z...
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Carola Hotze

Carola Hotze hat an der Universität Kassel Witzenhausen Ökologische Agrarwissenschaften studiert. Sie arbeitet beim Naturpark Meißner-Kaufunger Wald und ist Mitinhaberin eines Landschaftsplanungsbüros. Daheim hat es ihr vor allem der „Bergische Schlotterkamm“ angetan, ein selten gewordenes ro...
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