Backyard Poultry – Naturally – 3rd Edition

AU$ 42

AU$ 42.00

ISBN: 9780975778289
Author: Moore, Alanna
Publisher: Python Press
Format: Paperback | b&w with 76 colour photographs throughout | 164 pp
Size (mm): 170 x 245 x 10 / Weight (kg): 0.3
RRP: $42
Discount: 40%
Publication date: 2014

  • The comprehensive guide you need to raise healthy poultry, without the use of harmful chemicals.
  • Remedies for common poultry health problems and much more.
  • Information about preserving heritage breeds, many of which are in danger of extinction.
  • What to plant in poultry yards, following permaculture principles, with detailed plant profiles.
  • Printed in Australia


Perfect as micro-livestock for the edible backyard, the popularity of poultry is not surprising. Good information about natural poultry care can be hard to come by – but this book has it all!

Backyard Poultry – Naturally has become the bible for the chemical-free raising of your feathered friends. From housing to feeding, from selection to breeding, from pets to production, from the best lookers to the best layers, this book covers everything the backyard farmer needs to know about poultry husbandry – including preventative and curative herbal medicines and homeopathic remedies for common problems.

The 3rd edition has now been completely updated and revised. New natural remedies have been added along with new breed photographs – and it is now in full colour!


A wonderful resource! Alanna Moore has provided poultry enthusiasts with all the information they need to raise healthy poultry without using harmful chemicals.”  – Megg Miller, Grass Roots magazine

The poultry health section is the best I’ve seen.” – Eve Sinton, Permaculture International Journal

An interesting and worthwhile book that will no doubt have a lot of appeal for the amateur or part-time farmer.” – Kerry Lonergan, ‘Landline’, ABC TV.



About the author

Master dowser with over 30 years experience, Alanna Moore helped to found the New South Wales Dowsing Society in 1984 and is now a patron of the Australian Dowsers Society. She is the author of seven books, has made 21 films and has produced several magazines about dowsing in Australia since 1982. She has extensively traveled around Australia teaching dowsing and geomancy, and building Power Towers to enhance plant growth. Since 2000 she has been an international speaker and teacher, presenting in New Zealand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Holland, Poland, Sweden, UK and Ireland. Alanna is also a permaculture farmer and teacher specialising in ‘sensitive permaculture’ design. See Alanna’s titles here.

Additional information

Weight .325 kg
Dimensions 245 × 170 × 10 mm