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The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them, How to Keep Them

Perfect for choosing your first chickens!

Chickenchick11

Pros: Great list of breeds, beautiful paintings of each breed.

Cons: Not very much information on how to take care of chickens.

This a perfect book for picking out your first chickens or expanding your flock. It has beautiful paintings of many different chicken breeds. It also has great descriptions of the breeds. The only downside to this book is that it's called, The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them, How to Keep Them, but it only briefly goes though how to keep them. It's more about the different...
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Love this book!
Love this book!
LOVE the recipies for spare egg whites!
LOVE the recipies for spare egg whites!
Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Pros: Gives an interface of each breed, Had some facts about other fowl that might be of interest, Includes date when accepted into standard

Cons: Some breeds did not uphold their standard (didn't look right),

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A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

“Covers everything for coops to chicks to breeds to egg recipes to flock management. Easy to read with beautiful graphics and an attractive hard cover design allows doesn't allow it to look out of place of your living room coffee table or book shelf. Doesn't do a good job covering showing and all that, so I don't recommend it as a guide for 4-H'ers or people who wish to show chickens or for...” --PluckyClucker99

100% Positive Reviews
Backyard poultry magazine Volume 9, Number 6 December 2014/January 2015

Backyard poultry magazine Volume 9, Number 6 December 2014/January 2015

“The bumble foot article was really good, so were the egg white recipes! ” --cutechick53

100% Positive Reviews
Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

Building Chicken Coops For Dummies

As the popularity of urban homesteading and sustainable living increases, it’s no wonder you’re in need of trusted, practical guidance on how to properly house the chickens you’re planning (or have already begun) to keep. Building Chicken Coops For Dummies gives you the information you need to build the most cost-efficient, safe, and easy-on-the-eye enclosures for your...

Chick Days: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatching to Laying

Chick Days: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens from Hatching to Laying

“I love this book! I read it in two days and it was just wonderful! She even made a diary about her chicks growing up! Wonderful book! If you are a chicken raising beginner get this book! ” --DuckRaiser

89% Positive Reviews
Chicken and Egg pb: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes

Chicken and Egg pb: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes

“ I got this book when it was on sale for Kindle.    It's a quick read of mostly anecdotal stories of the author and her hens, with a few informational tidbits throughout.  There was one story about having to take the chickens to her sister's house while they went on vacation, she had a terrible time catching one of the hens and almost had to leave her behind.  I think...” --popsicle

100% Positive Reviews
Chicken Health For Dummies

Chicken Health For Dummies

“If you are looking for a chicken health handbook, look no further! This book covers basic info on chicken keeping and chicken behavior. It helps you keep up regular biosecurity in the coop and helps you with most chicken diseases and problems. Highly recommend it!!  ” --Mountain Peeps

100% Positive Reviews
Chickens (Flexi cover series)

Chickens (Flexi cover series)

“ This book was a great read, and, instead of giving a long, complicated description of why I liked it, here are some bullet points.   1) It was easy to read, the words flowed smoothly together. 2) The pictures were great, and often showed the chick maturing into an adult. (Or an adult of the same breed) 3) Gave informative information on the history of the chicken. (Did you know...” --Eggnog101

100% Positive Reviews
Chickens: Tending a Small-Scale Flock (Hobby Farm)

Chickens: Tending a Small-Scale Flock (Hobby Farm)

“ One of my favorites.  It has a lot of new and different info that other books don't have.  I like the chapter on how to sell for profit.  It's very detailed and gives great ideas on how to market and where to sell. ” --stefan333

100% Positive Reviews
Chook Book

Chook Book

This is a book about chickens, how to keep them, raise them, breed them and love them! It is also a recipe book. Includes over 75 pages of tantalising chicken and egg recipes including soups, basic egg recipes, omelettes, souffles, other main egg dishes, mayonnaise, cakes and desserts.