In honor of National Poultry Day

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bawkbawkbawk, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    I recently read Andrew Lawler's well-researched and well-written book, "Why Did the Chicken Cross the World" and in honor of National Poultry Day today, I posted a few items from the book that I found interesting.

    The book offers a thorough background on Red Jungle Fowl, as well as a chapter dedicated to the history and practice of cock-fighting. Also quite a bit about Queen Victoria and her cochins and the "hen fever" that boosted the popularity of keeping chickens in the mid-1800's. Definitely worth a read and a great gift for any flock keeper.

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  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Thanks for the info. I'll have to look for the book now! [​IMG]
     

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