More than ever, Americans care about the quality and safety of the food they eat. They're bringing back an American
tradition: raising their own backyard chickens for eggs and companionship. And they care about the quality of life of
their chickens. Fresh Eggs Daily is an authoritative, accessible guide to coops, nesting boxes, runs, feed, and natural
health care with time-tested remedies. The author promotes the benefits of keeping chickens happy and well-occupied,
and in optimal health, free of chemicals and antibiotics. She emphasizes the therapeutic value of herbs and natural
supplements to maintaining a healthy environment for your chickens. Includes many "recipes" and 8 easy DIY projects for
the coop and run. Full color photos throughout.
The USDA's new study of urban chicken raising sees a 400% increase in backyard chickens over the next 5 years, driven
by younger adults.