Bellevue, WA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/24/2015 -- In this day and age, many consumer foods on the market contain large quantities artificial ingredients. Over the past few decades, with the rapid technological developments and scientific breakthroughs, food production is at an all time high.
But even though food production is booming, it leaves us with other problems to tackle. Many consumers are aware of, and look for ways to avoid pesticides, hormones and other substances in their food supply.
Current trends show many urban city dwellers are raising chickens in their backyards to provide home raised, organic fresh eggs. Doing so not only gives folks fresh eggs without any chemical added, they also have the peace of mind, knowing the chickens were raised in humane conditions.
Author Amber Richards, an aspiring writer has released a book to help people learn how. It is titled: 'Egg Production with Urban Chickens: How to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard'. It covers the major aspects of raising a chickens on a small scale for beginners.
Chickens can help clean a backyard, by eating unwanted insects lurking around. Garden waste is sure to be cleaned up by the little flock of chickens.
For those who have children, raising chickens also teaches the importance of taking care of their environment, treating animals properly, and can help instill responsibility. It can also be a very rewarding project to do as a family, and gives children opportunity to help contribute to the family, a good life lesson.
Richards states, "The book provides readers with the knowledge needed to set up a small flock of chickens. Its comforting to know that the eggs consumed by the family are free from added hormones or chemicals and that the chickens are humanely raised."
For more information about the book, visit http://raisechickensforeggs.com/