The Chicken Encyclopedia

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603427767
Size: 30.97 MB
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From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, breeding, molting, communication, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these fascinating birds.

Raising Chickens

Author: Bridget Heos
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 147771779X
Size: 70.68 MB
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Because of the rise of the urban farming movement, people in cities are seeing the potential for business opportunity and fun in raising their own chickens for their eggs. This highly informational guide provides all of the tips and tricks needed to choose a suitable chicken breed, acquire your own chickens, raise them in a happy and healthy environment, and collect and sell their eggs for profit. This volume promotes environmentally friendly and organic business development for people of all ages.

A Chicken Followed Me Home

Author: Robin Page
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481410296
Size: 38.27 MB
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Why did the chicken cross the road? To follow you home! Learn all about a not-so-basic bird in this delightful nonfiction picture book. What’s that? A chicken followed you home? Now what do you do? Celebrated author-illustrator Robin Page leads a step-by-step, question-and-answer-style journey through the world of chickens. Along the way you’ll explore different breeds, discover different types of coops, and learn everything there is to know about chicken reproduction and hatching. Gorgeous, playful, and filled with facts, this engaging nonfiction picture book shines new light on a very familiar fowl!

Chicken Breeds Care

Author: Frances Bassom
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781554074730
Size: 36.15 MB
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A guide to keeping chickens offers advice on housing, care, feeding, breeding, and showing and includes profiles of more than seventy of the most popular breeds, detailing origins, weight ranges, egg characteristics, physical appearance, and behavior.

Storey S Guide To Raising Chickens 4th Edition

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612129315
Size: 21.74 MB
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Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for more than 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever. You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat, and recent research into chicken behavior and communication makes the sections on flock management truly authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity and information about chicken breeds, anatomy, and health.

The Concise Encyclopedia Of Poultry Breeds

Author: Fred Hams
Publisher: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781844760589
Size: 74.65 MB
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This is a comprehensive guide to the main poultry breeds around the world, with fascinating information on their appearance, size, traits and more. Popular foundation breeds such as Lackenvelder are covered in detail, as well as true bantams such as the Dutch Bantam and the miniature Cochin Bantam.

The Chicken Health Handbook 2nd Edition

Author: Gail Damerow
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428585
Size: 38.27 MB
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Healthy chickens are happy chickens. This one-of-a-kind reference book covers the health problems that plague chickens of all breeds and ages. Practical charts identify common symptoms and causes of infection, while an alphabetic listing of diseases provides advice on treatment. You’ll find helpful descriptions of troublesome ailments of all types, from poor egg production to crooked toe syndrome. Practical remedies and gentle preventative care measures will help your beloved flock stay happy, healthy, and safe.

The Complete Encyclopedia Of Chickens

Author: Esther J.J. Verhoef-Verhallen
Publisher: Rebo
ISBN: 9789036615921
Size: 36.23 MB
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Keeping chickens has become increasingly popular. If at one time this used to be the privilege of farmers and those living in the countryside, these domestic animals are now slowly taking over city gardens as well. The book has been specially written for people who do not know much about chickens yet, but who are already keeping some, or are considering getting some in the future. The text and pictures provide practical information on the feeding, care, and breeding of chickens, as well as the laying of eggs and the kind of shelter the birds require. You will find clear information about common diseases and disorders, the chicken's anatomy, and an overview of the main color variations. The comprehensive information in The Complete Encyclopedia of Chickens is organized into chapters on the history of keeping chickens, choosing chicks, breeds of chickens, housing, care, and feeding. Other chapters provide details on diseases, abnormalities, and parasites. Reproduction, anatomy, and plumage are also described in this encyclopedia. An index and directory make this a complete resource.

Encyclopedia Of Parasitology A M

Author: Heinz Mehlhorn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540489940
Size: 56.79 MB
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Knowledge in the field of parasitology must be kept at a high level and up to date in order to fight a parasitosis as quickly and effectively as possible. The third edition of this, one of Springer’s renowned and authoritative Major Reference Works, contributes to these goals in several ways. First, the number of entries has been increased by about 30%. Secondly the content has been improved even more by adding additional tables and figures. Thirdly, the extensive linking between definitions and essays facilitates information within a minimum of time. More than 40 international contributors, who are well known specialists in their fields, give a comprehensive review of all parasites and therapeutic strategies in veterinarian and human parasitology.