Need help finding a good inexpensive chicken genetics book.

weaveagarden

Songster
10 Years
Jul 4, 2009
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Hoquiam, Wa
Quote:You and I could home school her. Actually, she could school us on what she has learned too. Non-alcoholic Margheritas by the pool side. Yummy! I will begin to pack now......... swimsuit, check...... sunscreen, check. OK.... toothbrush, check.... Yep that is all I need, I am ready!


Also thanks for the book suggestions everyone.
 

Sonoran Silkies

Flock Mistress
11 Years
Jan 4, 2009
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Quote:Yup, I saw that one the other day. First published in 1948, written 1940...

Yeah, most reviewers said it was pretty much out of date.

It may be somewhat out of date, but it is considered a classic. Very well worth the read, just be aware that it is written to an audience who already has a wealth of genetic understanding. For a beginner, your best bets are

http://sellers.kippenjungle.nl/
&
http://kippenjungle.nl/basisEN.htm

(the 1st and last that Henk mentioned--the one I didn't include is excellent, not you really need to have a bit of understanding of genetics before you tackle that one)
 

weaveagarden

Songster
10 Years
Jul 4, 2009
1,171
15
151
Hoquiam, Wa
Quote:Good to know, thanks much!

Since you'll be right next door, we'll light the heater by the pool and you can be the tutor.
(Sis is in Mesa)
 

Sonoran Silkies

Flock Mistress
11 Years
Jan 4, 2009
20,149
395
411
Tempe, Arizona
Quote:Good to know, thanks much!

Since you'll be right next door, we'll light the heater by the pool and you can be the tutor.
(Sis is in Mesa)

LOL!
 

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