What would be a good Book?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jlgoinggreen, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. jlgoinggreen

    jlgoinggreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    I am looking for a good book to buy to help in raising my chicks? I would love to find a good resource book that leans more towards a more "natural" way of raising my chicks. I am ordering Natural Goat Care for my goats and wanted something similar for my chickens.

    Any advice?
     
  2. Whitehouse Quail

    Whitehouse Quail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you say 'Natural', what do you mean?
     
  3. jafo

    jafo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I use " Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens" by Gail Damerow. I really like it. Amazon.com for a few bucks.
     
  4. jlgoinggreen

    jlgoinggreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Something that is not always pointing to meds and vets unless it is absolutely necessary. Something with a more Holistic approach, but at the same time knows when meds/vets are needed. Somewhere in the middle without going to the extreme either way. KWIM

    But I will look at any book you recommend. Hopefully my library will have it so that I may take a look at it before purchasing it to make sure it is the right fit.

    Right now I have no experience with chickens. I have always loved them and wanted them, but never had them until now.
     
  5. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why not Raising Chickens for Dummies?
     
  6. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Quote:Yeah!
    Quote:YEAH! I hardly need to say anything! You guys named my favorite chicken books!
     
  7. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh oh I know heres another one: Backyard Poultry Naturally, by Alanna Moore ISBN 0-9585590-1-5
     
  8. Rooster#3

    Rooster#3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    storeys guide all the way!!! says all you need to know!! [​IMG]
     
  9. Sunny Side Up

    Sunny Side Up Count your many blessings...

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    Who needs books when you can read this forum? [​IMG]
     
  10. powerline

    powerline Out Of The Brooder

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    The Backyard Flock is the old standard that most all chicken books are measured by.
     

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