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Small Livestock Housing - A Construction Guide

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Small Livestock Housing - A Construction Guide

Joe Jacobs

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Construction projects for chicken houses, kennels, dovecotes, rabbit hutches and more.

About The Book

Anyone who is interested in keeping birds, poultry and other outdoor varieties of caged animal will know that the most expensive part of their hobby is probably purchasing the housing. However, for a modest financial outlay it is possible to make your own livestock housing and this practical book shows you exactly how to do it. What sets the book apart from others is that the author has taken the time to try his own ideas out. He has actually built all the housing projects that are described and has taken photographs at the important stages of construction.

The ethos of this book is that simplicity of design is the key to helping most readers to 'have a go'. The projects include a chicken house, a chicken run, a dog kennel, a bantam house, a dovecote, a rabbit hutch, an aviary, a ferret hutch, a brooder box, a duck house, a goose hut and a quail cage. All of the projects are explained in a consistent fashion and the text is fully supported by diagrams and colour photographs.

Additional Information

Author Joe Jacobs
Availability In Print
Dimensions 235 x 165mm
Extent 112pp
ISBN 9781847971883
Publication date August 2010
Book Type Hardcover


  1. Basic Chicken House
  2. Chicken Run
  3. Dog Kennel
  4. Bantam Chicken House
  5. Dovecote
  6. Rabbit Hutch
  7. Aviary
  8. Ferret House
  9. Quail Housing
  10. Duck House
  11. Goose House
  12. Brooder Box for Rearing Chicks

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