An illustrated guide to the selection and care of 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!
This book offers practical advice and contains all the information you need to choose from one of the hundred most familiar breeds of chicken in North America and Europe. Each breed’s profile is written in engaging text that covers its history and main characteristics. You will also find practical advice about poultry rearing and husbandry, including the pros and cons of pure breeds, hybrids, bantams, game foul, and more. The breeds include:
Appenzeller Hamburg New Hampshire Red Transylvanian Naked Neck And many more!