The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference

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Storey Publishing, Mar 1, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 320 pages
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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.
 

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Review: The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference

User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

Informative and the individual sections that provide more details about topics such as roosting, specific breed, etc were great. But, since this book is an 'encyclopedia' where topics are in ... Read full review

Review: The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference

User Review  - Goodreads

Informative and the individual sections that provide more details about topics such as roosting, specific breed, etc were great. But, since this book is an 'encyclopedia' where topics are in ... Read full review

Contents

AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE MY THANKS GO TO
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE COMMONLY USED ABBREVIATIONS
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE A
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE B
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE C
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE D
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE E
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE F
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE O
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE P
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE Q R
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE S
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE T
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE U
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE V
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE W
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE G
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE H
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE I
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE J
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE K
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE L
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE M
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE N
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE X Y
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE Z
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE APPENDIX BREED TRAITS AT A GLANCE
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE INDEX
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE PHOTO AND ILLUSTRATION CREDITS
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AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE OTHER STOREY TITLES YOU WILL ENJOY
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About the author (2012)

Gail Damerow, author of The Chicken Health Handbook, 2nd Edition, has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen country skills how-to books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry and Countryside magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. 


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