Subtitle Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Andy Schneider
Description Description
The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping is the first book designed to help chicken keepers raise chickens using limited resources while maintaining a low environmental impact.

This comprehensive guide, filled with color photos, features valuable tips, tricks, and suggestions from Andy G. Schneider, also known as the Chicken Whisperer. Learn how to reduce waste, re-purpose materials, and recycle what can’t be reused. Discover easy ways to save money, improve production, support sustainability, and use fewer resources overall.

In the book you’ll find:
  • Advice for low-waste feeding that includes insights into a variety of food options
  • Practical and simple solutions for dealing with feathers, feed, and droppings
  • Guidelines for building a composting system that offers great opportunities for recycling
  • Information on no-waste coops and brooders
Keeping chickens can be rewarding and fruitful. With essential insights and how-to secrets from an expert, it can also be cost effective and environmentally friendly.
Format Trade Paperback 120 Pages
ISBN 9781631597343
Size8.00 in x 10.00 in / 203.20 mm x 254.00 mm
Published Date June 11th, 2019
Andy Schneider

Andy Schneider, better known as the Chicken Whisperer, has become the go-to guy for anything chickens. Over the years, he has helped a countless number of people start their very own backyard flocks. He is not only a well-known radio personality, as host of the Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer radio show, but also the author of the books The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping ChickensChicken Fact or Chicken Poop, and The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Zero Waste Chicken Keeping and a contributor for Mother Earth NewsGrit magazine, and Farmers' Almanac. He is the national spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Bio-Security for Birds Program and the Founder/Organizer of the Atlanta Backyard Poultry Meetup Group and many other Meetup Groups around the United States. He has been featured on CNN, HLN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, and NPR, as well as in The Wall Street JournalTime magazine, The EconomistUSA TodayNew Life Journal, and other local and national publications. Andy has also been traveling around the US on the Chicken Whisperer Tour, educating people about the many benefits of keeping a small backyard flock of chickens. Andy and his wife Jen keep 35 chickens on their property just north of Atlanta, Georgia. Visit him online at

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