Chicken Genetics book??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chantecler, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. chantecler

    chantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

    273
    0
    129
    Aug 25, 2008
    Moncton New Brunswick
    HI GUys
    Anyone able to recommend a good basic chicken genetics book?

    Thanks so much!
    N:_)[​IMG]
     
  2. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    The Mating & Breeding of Poultry. It's green & was first published in 1920.
     
  3. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

    786
    12
    131
    Nov 18, 2008
    Genetics of Chicken Colours- The Basics. See chickencolours.com for a preview, click on book, then on left hand table.
    David
     
  4. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

    Oct 19, 2007
    Franklin, TN
    Amazon has several books on chicken genetics and breeding.
     
  5. Chickndaddy

    Chickndaddy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2007
    East Texas
  6. Hattie the Hen

    Hattie the Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    This one has just been published in the UK and has a lot of good color Illustrations:- 21st Century Poultry Breeding by Grant Brereton, published by Gold Cockerel Books 2008. ISBN 97809 47870 577 Price:- UK.£12.50 Contact the publisher at:- www.goldcockerelbooks.co.uk Grant Brereton is considered to be one of the foremost authorities on breeding & genetics in chickens in Britain. He also writes about it in a way that enables you to understand the process. I bought my copy directly from the author at:- [email protected] He has PayPal for payment.
     
  7. Hattie the Hen

    Hattie the Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    HI AGAIN! I have just realised that the book Chicken Daddy recommended is by the same author as mine.
     
  8. BamaChicken

    BamaChicken Orpingtons Bama Style

    4,266
    20
    251
    Nov 14, 2007
    I also bought the book from Grant Brerenton and it is very easy to understand. I bought directly from him and got it in two weeks.
     
  9. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    20,149
    290
    401
    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 16, 2009
  10. chantecler

    chantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

    273
    0
    129
    Aug 25, 2008
    Moncton New Brunswick
    Thanks guys!!

    N:_)
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by