The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them: How to Keep Them
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The Illustrated Guide to Chickens: How to Choose Them: How to Keep Them

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Chickens are fun, useful, and easy to keep. If you have ever considered raising your own backyard flock, The Illustrated Guide to Chickens is the book for you! It offers practical advice and contains all the information you need to choose from one of the 100 most familiar breeds of chicken in North America and Europe to raise. Each breed s profile is written in engaging te...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published December 31st 2010 by Metro Books (first published April 5th 2010)
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Spencer
Really great. Surprisingly more informative than I expected.

By the way, how do I get HRH, The Prince of Wales to write the forward for my book?
Melanie
Published by Skyhorse Publishing, the latest book from Celia Lewis advises on how to raise chickens for eggs. You learn how to to select the chickens best suited to your needs as she illustrates and describes over 100 breeds of chickens.
She includes detailed information on the parts of a chicken, combs, types of feathers, parts of a wing, and other characteristics of the chicken.
Whether you want to purchase new stock of chickens or hatch your own, Ms.Lewis provides ample information for the be...more
Melissa
What a beautifully illustrated book with so much information about chickens! The watercolor illustrations are fabulous, really capturing the beauty of the different chicken breeds. Not only is this a great coffee table book, it is useful as well, especially if you are a raising a flock or thinking about doing so.
Jean Barrington
Everything you want to know about choosing a chicken breed. Great illustrations and good information on buying or hatching.
Michael Laflamme
Good reference book.
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