Books to live by with chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickyPooh, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Songster

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    I know we all have our favorite chicken bibles, so write your favorite book for each subject.

    incubating eggs-

    caring for chicks-

    all around chicken books-
     
  2. mmajw

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    Jan 31, 2008
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    Who has time for books....Read BYC [​IMG]


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  3. max13077

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    Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens by Gail Damerow taught me a lot.
     
  4. Nupine

    Nupine Songster

    Nov 21, 2007
    Ohio
    The Storey's Guide to Poultry Breeds by Gail Damerow.
     
  5. Country Gal

    Country Gal Songster

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    I did learn quite a bit from Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, but I found BYC to be more helpful.

    I felt that Storey's Guide only gave me the "ideal" way to do things, and I've learned on this site that there are a multitude of things that can be done in different ways!
     
  6. ChickyPooh

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    Oh................I just need a book to help with incubating and hatching eggs (first timer)
     
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  7. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Quote:I agree! I've read 2-3 books on raising chickens and have found this forum WAY more useful. A book can't answer questions like "will a carabiner deter a raccoon", and "is runny poop normal".
     
  8. chickenannie

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    Best, most awesome info on chickens as well as any other animal or self-sufficient homesteading topic is Carla Emery's Encyclopedia of Country Living.
    Terrific Book! I refer to it constantly.
     

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