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Living With Chickens *LOTS Of Pics*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BirdBoy88, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Hey everyone i am finally back after a long month from BYC i am VERY happy to be back [​IMG]

    But while i was away i was out of town for a few days visiting family and i ran across an old book store very old and knowing me i could never walk pass any book store i went in to look around...

    well they didn't have much on what i normally like but i did find one book..i ask the store lady if she had any books on farm animals and she told me she had only one book in the back it was about chickens so i shouted SOLD!..lol it was only $2 great price

    so when i did get home i read the book and it has ALOT of info about chickens and lots of pics ..almost a pics on each page so i took pics of the book and some of the pages just to give you all an idea of what it looks like and everything [​IMG]


    The name of the book is: Living With Chickens


    The book didn't have a cover so i took pics of the Title:


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    Nesting Boxes:

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    Stages:

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    Chicks:

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    How to tell if a Hen is laying yet or not:

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    Butchering:

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    Belly incision & pulling out the guts

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    Cutting off feet & Cutting oil glands

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    Dresses rooster

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    Coop location First 2 BAD choices - third GOOD choice

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    Mating:

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    Hen ready to lay Fertile egg

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    Rooster:

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  2. LuvinMyPeeps

    LuvinMyPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You got a great deal! [​IMG]

    I have this book - it's awesome.
     
  3. Adri

    Adri Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome back.

    I have the softcover version of that book. My husband picked it up at the local TSC store. I love it. While I was waiting for chicks this past spring, I read it cover to cover in just a couple of days. And we refer to it often now.
     
  4. TaLani

    TaLani ~ Gemini Chick ~

    Oct 2, 2008
    Bryson City, NC
    Great book! What's the guy doing in the butchering pic, is he snapping the roos neck??
     
  5. ears73

    ears73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the first chicken book I picked up - it is in my little local library. I was encouraged by the chicken and pig photographs thinking on how cool it is for mixed species to live together, but I have since read many posts here about pigs snatching up and eating chickens... Since I don't even eat chicken, I wouldn't want my pig to either! (assuming I had a pig, minor technicality)
     
  6. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Thanks [​IMG]

    and yes it's an awesome book i am so glad i have it now it's one of my favorites i just love it

    and yes i had my doubts about the pig thing to..lol if i do ever get a pig it most likely wont be living in the coop..lol

    TaLani: yup he his..... most people just chop the heads off but some do just snap the neck first.
     

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