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More eggs, less work! And more enjoyment for both the chickens and their keeper! That’s the promise of Frank Hyman’s Hentopia.

From the Vending Machine Feeder to the Refilling Rainwaterer, Hyman’s innovative building projects are designed to save time and money while keeping chickens safe, healthy, clean, and well fed. Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and colorful pho
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 11th 2018 by Storey Publishing, LLC
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Laura

We, who keep backyard chickens, for a few years, feel as though we know it all, and are more than willing to share that knowledge with anyone who wants to know it, or doesn't want to know it, as the case may be.

It is sometimes hard to think back to a time that I didn't have chickens, and had no idea where to begin. Hard to remember that when I first got my baby chicks, I kept them in my office with me, and when they were "coop ready" I moved them into the garage because I had not really thought
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Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Finally, a down-to-earth chicken keeping and caring guide by someone who’s not a rich professional and cherishes their freedom and sleep. Most chicken guides I’ve read thus far require ways too much money and time, it really makes the eggs too expensive to enjoy as a hobby. This author, Frank Hyman, uses down-to-earth techniques, reuses materials and keeps it simple through all steps. He and his wife enjoy traveling, sleeping in if they want, and enjoying their freedom. Their entire chicken coop ...more
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Bawk Bawk Bawk.... Ber-cawk!!! 🐓 🐔
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Jun 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A super-helpful and easy-to-read book from a knowledgeable author (in terms of chickens and construction). The downside: I now want my hubby to upgrade our coop!
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May 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Such a helpful book on raising chickens. I enjoyed Frank's perspectives and ideas.
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A cute, helpful, informative, well-written and well-illustrated guide to raising chickens in your yard.
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Frank Hyman believes in "happy wife, happy life." So when his wife, Chris, wanted chickens, he knew they would have chickens. (This isn't just a how-to book. It's also a love story. Chris loves chickens and he loves his wife.) But Frank wanted to still be able to go on vacation for two weeks and not come home to a flock of starving chickens. But he found that the conventional wisdom for keeping ba ...more

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