The chickens really are up to something this time, Mrs Tweedy. They're leaving the farms behind and taking up residence in gardens and backyards all over the world, winning the affection of adults and children alike.CHICKENS AS PETS is the ideal introduction to keeping chickens as pets in towns and cities. Everything the prospective urban chicken-keeper needs to know is covered, from what to look for when buying your first hens through to how you can deal with parasites, hatch chicks, clean coops, guard against predators, prevent diseases and more. The book includes lots of photographs and the author shares many of his own experiences to help illustrate and advise. CHICKENS AS PETS has free-to-access communities on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. You can ask questions, get answers, share knowledge, post pictures and socialise with other chicken fans from all over the world. CHICKENS AS PETS is more than one book by one author. It's a flock of people the world over, sharing their enthusiasm and experiences online. Join us!