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Murray McMurray Hatchery's Chickens in Five Minutes a Day
Chickens in Five Minutes a Day by McMurray Hatchery

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From-zero-to-go guide to raising a flock of chickens in your backyard.  Written by the experts from Murray McMurray Hatchery.


City Chicks
CITY CHICKS will tell you everything you need to know about keeping urban chickens. The author has kept chickens and written about sustainable agriculture for two decades.
Once Upon a Flock
Once Upon a Flock
Once Upon a Flock: Life with My Soulful Chickens stars Scheuer's backyard chickens with their big personalities, friendships, rivalries, and secrets and the flock's guardian, Marky the terrier.

Caponizing
Caponizing is the removal of the male testes to promote rapid growth and tender meat. This book covers everything, including the history of caponizing.
Chicken In Every Yard
A Chicken in Every Yard

Chicken Diseases
Information included to help keep your flock in top shape and to understand what is going on if they do get sick. Diseases of all ages of poultry, from day-old to adult.

A Guide To Raising Chickens

Gail Damerow, the operator of a small-scale farm, shares her secrets learned from 25 years of raising chickens.

 

Our Number One Best Selling Book.  

Every chicken owner should have a copy.


Chicken Health Handbook
Written specifically with the small flock owner in mind, this new book by poultry expert Damerow is a must-have reference for anyone who raises chickens. The author provides advice on health topics relevant to all breeds and ages.
Vintage Chicken Photos
Vintage Chicken Photographs

Chickens In Your Backyard
A Beginners Guide—comprehensive, clear, non-technical, entertaining coverage of the basics of housing, feeding, incubating and raising chickens written with an appreciation for the fun as well as the food aspects.
Free-Range CHICKEN GARDENS
Free-Range Chicken Gardens
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 actually help your garden grow and thrive, even as your garden does the same for your chickens.

Diseases Of Free Range
This is an excellent book on the subject of veterinary care of free-range poultry.
Illustrated Guide to Chickens
The Illustrated Guide to Chickens
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 text that covers its history and main characteristics. You’ll also find practical advice about poultry rearing and husbandry and the pros and cons of pure breeds, hybrids, bantams, game foul, and the like.

Living With Chickens
This has everything you need to know to raise your own backyard flock. Straightforward prose and dozens of clear, detailed illustrations offer advice on everything from choosing the best backyard birds for your needs to suggestions for building a well-ventilated, windowed coop.
Backyard Chicken Fight
The Backyard Chicken Fight
How Keeping Chickens in Your Yard I Ruffling Feathers Across the Nation and A Beginner's Guide to Hen Keeping is the book you need if you want to raise chickens.

Barnyard In Your Backyard
The perfect book for anyone who has ever dreamed of having that little place in the country, Barnyard in Your Backyard offers tried-and-true, expert advice on raising healthy, happy, productive farm animals: chickens, geese, ducks, rabbits, goats, sheep, and dairy cows.
The Chicken Encyclopedia by Gail Damerow
The Chicken Encyclopedia
The A-Z Chicken Companion - From 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 illustrations.

Poultry For Anyone
This book describes 44 breeds,giving the colors of plumage available, the history of utility and special requirements in terms of husbandry, and its character - some emerging as being decided eccentric.

Building Chicken Coops
This Storey wisdom bulletin contains practical hands-on instructions designed to help you build a coop quickly and easily.

Dubbing Poultry
This book covers how to dub your poultry in a safe and efficient manner.

Chicks and Chickens
Cheep cheep! Chicks look like fluffy, yellow balls, but they don't stay that way for long. It only takes a few months for a chick to become a rooster or a hen. This book follows the life of chickens from embryos to hatchlings and finally to adults.

Hen and the Art of Chicken Maintenance
This hilarious account of a rookie poultry-owner’s experience raising birds in his backyard is the first “chicken memoir” of its kind.

British Large Fowl
British Large fowl This book documents the 22 breeds that have been developed in Britain together with their history and most of their color variations. 92 color photographs in all.

21st Century Poultry Breeding
An in depth guide to how plumage patterns work, beautifully illustrated with over 240 color photographs. Amongst other things, this book describes some of the most popular breeds, and covers breeding in numbers, hatching large fowl early, sex linkage, creating new colors, hen feathering and egg shell colors, as well as a lot more.

Extra-Extraordinary Chickens
The striking images in Extraordinary Chickens showed that "the world of chickens is a world of wonders" (New York Times Book Review). Now, in a follow-up to the extraordinarily successful first book from Stephen Green-Armytage, the photographer presents 61 breeds and 5 species, including 14 breeds not prevoiusly included in the first book, a new series of chicken couples, and virtually all new images.

CHOOSING & RAISING CHICKENS
This is a practical and comprehensive everything-you-need-to-know guide to chicken breeds for anyone who keeps chickens, is considering keeping chickens or aspires to keep chickens. Comprehensive content features over 70 breeds which reveals how, as well as being useful, chickens are interesting and colorful characters.

Keeping Pet Chickens
When fresh eggs are needed for the kitchen, what could be better than going out to the back yard and collecting them, courtesy of home-bred chickens? Food simply doesn't come any fresher, and the good news is that keeping two or three chickens is quite easy. They don’t require farmland or much special equipment, and today’s modern chicken houses are designed so that anyone with even a little backyard space can keep chickens.

Raising Chickens For Dummies
Practical how-to advice for raising chickens in virtually any backyard! Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular-and growing-pastime.

Best Hens For You
Charlotte Popescu explores which breeds will be most suitable for a family garden. There are many varieties to look at but you have to decide on the size, shape and colour as well as how many to start with and whether you want hens mainly for egg production or more as pets.
Hobby Farms Chickens 7B19
Hobby Farms Chickens

Chickens helps hobby farmers become more knowledgeable about their poultry and better appreciate the bountiful gifts they bestow. This essential guide directs both new and experienced chicken owners through the nuances of tending a small-scale flock--for pleasure and profit. 


Hens in the Garden Eggs in the Kitchen
This book is about keeping hens for pleasure in your garden, about their suitability as pets and the joy of having fresh free-range eggs.
Storys Illustrated Guide To Poultry Breeds 7B17
Storey's Illustrated Guide To Poultry Breeds
Presented here, breed by breed, are more that 120 barnyard fowl---from chickens and turkeys to emus and pheasants. For each animal, readers will find stunning color photography, a brief history, and a detailed description.

Chicken Coops
Just like houses, chicken coops come in all sizes and styles to meet the needs of every chicken family. Here are how-to drawings and conceptual plans for 45 coops - from strictly practical to flights of fancy - guaranteed to meet the needs of every chicken owner.

The Joy of Keeping Chickens
This comprehensive guide, written in charming prose from the perspective of an organic farmer, will appeal to readers who are interested in raising chickens, or simply want the best knowledge about how to cook them.

Keeping Chickens
Covering everything from choosing the right breed to feeding and housing, Keeping Chickens also features fun sections on egg recipes, feather-and-egg craft projects and even a look at how chickens interact with children and other pets.