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Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
by Gail Damerow
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Here is all the information you need to successfully raise chickens — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops, keeping the birds healthy, and protecting them from predators. This revised third edition contains a new chapter on... (read more)

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Reinventing the Chicken COOP: 14 Original Designs with Step-By-Step Building Instructions
Reinventing the Chicken COOP: 14 Original Designs with Step-By-Step Building Instructions
by Matthew Wolpe
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Why settle for functional when you can have fabulous? Your backyard chickens need a coop to call home, and you want a structure that not only keeps your hens safe and comfortable but also looks great. You'll be delighted by this collection of 14... (read more)

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The Chicken: A Natural History
The Chicken: A Natural History
by Joseph Barber
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In September 2009, The New Yorker magazine ran a feature proclaiming the chicken as the new "It Bird." The article celebrated the return of the backyard chicken and found in it the perfect convergence of economic, gastronomic, and emotional... (read more)

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Extraordinary Chickens
Extraordinary Chickens
by Stephen Green Armytage
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Stephen Green-Armytage's fabulous hit book--a look at the bizarre and beautiful world of exotic ornamental chickens first released in Fall 2000--is back in a delightful new edition that can be kept in one's pocket. 157 full-color photos.... (read more)

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The Joy of Keeping Chickens: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Poultry for Fun or Profit
The Joy of Keeping Chickens: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Poultry for Fun or Profit
by Jennifer Megyesi
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Finally backyard farmers who want to keep a few hens for eggs have a bible that's attractive enough to leave out on the coffee table, and inexpensive enough to purchase on a whim. This comprehensive guide, written in charming prose from the perspective... (read more)

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Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard
by Jessi Bloom and Kate Baldwin
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Many gardeners fear chickens will peck away at their landscape, and chicken lovers often shy away from gardening for the same reason. But you can keep chickens and have a beautiful garden, too! Fresh eggs aren't the only benefit — chickens can... (read more)

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Wisdom for Hen Keepers: 500 Tips for Keeping Chickens
Wisdom for Hen Keepers: 500 Tips for Keeping Chickens
by Chris Graham
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Keeping chickens in your own backyard, whether out in the country or right in the heart of the city, is all the rage these days. In this delightful collection of 500 chicken-raising tips, expert poultry fancier Chris Graham provides all you need to know... (read more)

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Keep Chickens!: Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs, and other Small Spaces
Keep Chickens!: Tending Small Flocks in Cities, Suburbs, and other Small Spaces
by Barbara Kilarski
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If you find yourself reading up on fancy breeds of chickens, if you've taken to sketching coop designs on cocktail napkins, then you're ready to join the nationwide chicken boomlet! And you need Keep Chickens!... (read more)

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Living with Chickens: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock
Living with Chickens: Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock
by Jay Rossier
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Chickens-why not? Tens of thousands of people in all areas of the country enjoy raising these birds, whether for food or companionship. You can, too, with this indispensable guide. Then again, you may want to read Living With Chickens just for the sheer... (read more)

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The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers
by Harvey Ussery
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The most comprehensive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry for the small-scale farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. The Small-Scale Poultry Flock offers a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowl,... (read more)

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Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens
Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens
by Lauren Scheuer
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When longtime illustrator and lover of power tools Lauren Scheuer was looking for a project, she got the idea to raise backyard chickens. Her husband and teenage daughter looked on incredulously as coop sketches and chicken-raising books filled their New... (read more)

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A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping
A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping
by Robert Litt and Hannah Litt
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Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs? Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland's Urban Farm Store, and now they're ready to help you go local and... (read more)

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Raising Turkeys (Storey's Guides to Raising)
Raising Turkeys (Storey's Guides to Raising)
by Leonard S Mercia
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The Most Comprehensive Guide to Raising Turkeys Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys is an invaluable resource for everyone who raises turkeys. It contains the most current information available on: Selecting the right turkey Breeding and management... (read more)

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Raising Chickens for Dummies (For Dummies)
Raising Chickens for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Kimberly Willis
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Raising Chickens for Dummies Learn to: Raise chickens in virtually any backyard Choose and purchase chickens Construct the right housing Feed and care for your chickens Kimberly Willis Poultry breeder and enthusiast with Rob Ludlow Owner... (read more)

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The Way of the Hen: Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens
The Way of the Hen: Zen and the Art of Raising Chickens
by Clea Danaan
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the Way of the Hen explores the rewarding, entertaining and enlightening art of keeping chickens in an urban or suburban backyard. Chickens slow us down and ground us. This book demonstrates how raising chickens can be fitted into a busy lifestyle, and... (read more)

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The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens
The Fairest Fowl: Portraits of Championship Chickens
by Tamara Staples
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In irresistibly strange, undeniably beautiful portraits, photographer Tamara Staples celebrates the finely-feathered champions of the American poultry show circuit, the beauty pageant of the barnyard. Location and detail photography, quotes from poultry... (read more)

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The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference
The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference
by Gail Damerow
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The A-Z Chicken CompanionFrom addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, if it concerns chickens, it's covered in this comprehensive encyclopedia. Now you can find the answers to all your chicken questions quickly, easily -- and accompanied by... (read more)

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Raising the Home Duck Flock
Raising the Home Duck Flock
by Dave Holderread
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Ducks are the homeowner's friends. They will: * Eat Japanese beetles, grasshoppers, snails, slugs and mosquitoes. * Clean unwanted plants from ponds and lakes. * Eat up all table and gardening leftovers. * Produce an abundance of valuable nitrogen-rich... (read more)

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The Field Guide to Chickens
The Field Guide to Chickens
by Pam Percy
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The story of the chicken traces the interactions of cultures around the globe. From Southeast Asia 8,000 years ago, chickens spread to ancient China and Japan, the Middle East, Europe during the rise and fall of the Roman Empire, and, from there, the... (read more)

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The Backyard Chicken Fight: How Keeping Chickens in Your Yard Is Ruffling Feathers Across the Nation - And - A Beginner's Guide to Hen Keeping
The Backyard Chicken Fight: How Keeping Chickens in Your Yard Is Ruffling Feathers Across the Nation - And - A Beginner's Guide to Hen Keeping
by Gretchen Anderson
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Journalist and chicken-owner Gretchen Anderson chronicles the stories of people who are fighting City Hall for the right to own chickens. Find out how hen-keeping is ruffling feathers across the country. Also, learn the secrets to raising a healthy flock... (read more)

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