What's a great book for learning about chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by me&thegals, May 2, 2008.

  1. me&thegals

    me&thegals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello! I'm spending WAY too much time on this forum and am amazed at the experience and generous help offered here [​IMG] But, I hate to constantly pester with questions that I could find answers to easily elsewhere and I tend to learn things through books. I wonder if anybody has any exceptional books on raising egg-laying chickens. Mine are cage-free, free ranging during the day, no antibiotics or hormones, and I'd like them to be as "natural" as possible. Any titles pop out at you? Thanks!
     
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  3. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2007
    Virginia
    Storey's guide to raising chickens!
     
  4. chickenboy

    chickenboy Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah I'd suggest storeys guide to. That is literally the chicken bible. It cost around $16
     
  5. thewobsers

    thewobsers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just bought Storeys guide to raising chickens
    author Gail Damerow
    and love it! has so much information and easy to read.
    very helpful.
     
  6. chickenboy

    chickenboy Out Of The Brooder

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    actually you could probably pick the book up at your local feedstore.
     
  7. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep Chickens!
    Chicken Encyclopedia
    Field Guide To Chickens

    Do an Amazon search and you will come up with alot of good books.
     
  8. me&thegals

    me&thegals Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, all! I'm putting these on hold through my local library system and will probably end up buying them--

    me&thegals
     

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