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3.82  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The chicken is one of the most familiar and ubiquitous of all the domestic animals, having been kept by humankind for thousands of years for its meat, eggs and feathers. It has also played—and continues to play—a part in religious ceremonies and other ancient rituals, aspects which are examined here. Today, chickens are found in almost every part of the world, and it is ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 10th 2009 by Chartwell Books (first published 2009)
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May 11, 2011 Karen rated it really liked it
I found this book at the Tractor Supply Company ( when I was out shopping for chick feed with my husband. Yep, even at the TSC, I’m looking at the books. There were several on chicken keeping that I’ve seen before, and a couple of which we already own. Eventually, I did see this one that was new to me. It caught my eye because of the appealing chicken pictured on its cover. I called my husband over to look at the book, hoping that he might think we needed this book ...more
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Dec 09, 2012 Josh Lee rated it it was ok
Great book for someone looking into keeping chickens, since we already had experience with chickens this was not helpful to us, however as I mentioned it would be incredibly beneficial to a newcomer.

It also has countless breath taking photos!
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