Chicken Book List?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by rebelcowboysnb, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    Looking for people to list the chicken related books they have that they really like. A sort of whats worth buying list. From how-to books to kids stories.

    Links to them at bn.com or amazon.com or where ever would help a lot too.

    An I'm sure Rob's 2 books will make someones list.
     
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    These are my pics of some good reference books:
    "Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens", by Gail Damerow, "Raising Chickens For Dummies", by Kimberley Willis and Rob Ludlow. "The Chicken Health Handbook", by Gail Damerow, [​IMG]
     
  3. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only two I have that are helpful are Storey's Guide To Raising Chickens and The Chicken Health Handbook, both by Gail Damerow. I honestly don't think I need another book since I have those two, and BYC.

    I don't have Rob's book, so I can't comment on it, but I would think it would be great as well.
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    The Chicken Health Handbook is a new name to me. I will look that one up....

    I know more people on here read, or have we covered the extent of books that are worth having?
     
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Hen, and the Art of Chicken Maintenance was a good one. Enslaved by Ducks is another one of my favorites. Those are more novels, but good none-the-less!
    http://www.amazon.com/Hen-Art-Chick...=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308924832&sr=1-1
    http://www.amazon.com/Enslaved-Duck...=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1308924852&sr=1-1

    I also like the Extraordinary Chickens. It has beautiful pictures!
    http://www.amazon.com/Extraordinary-Chickens-Stephen-Green-Armytage/dp/0810933438

    There are a few more, but I'll have to check my collection when I go home. I got several of these during a BYC swap from a BYCer!
     
  6. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. BobTarte

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    Chickerdoodle, thanks so much for mentioning my book "Enslaved by Ducks!" I'm glad you enjoyed it. There's a sequel called "Fowl Weather" that's got lots about ducks, geese, and hens. And I just finished a new one that's mainly about our six cats called "The Funnel of Happiness." It will hit the shelves around March 2012.
     
  8. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    [​IMG] Bob. You must have your books names saved as a Google search or something cause that was quick.
     
  9. chickened

    chickened Overrun With Chickens

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    Genetis of the Fowl by F. B. Hutt.
     
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  10. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Quote:Bob, I didn't know you were a member on here! I absolutely loved your book. It's been a few years since I read it, but I remember it like yesterday and you had me cracking up hysterically! I will certainly have to get my hands on Fowl Weather. I'm sure it will be just as good as the last! I can't wait for your new book. That sounds wonderful! Be sure to keep us updated about when it hits shelves!
     

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