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Backyard Field Guide to Chickens : Chicken Breeds for Your Home Flock (Paperback) (Christine Heinrichs)

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Chicken keepers will rely on this field guide as an irreplaceable resource on poultry breeds!

Fueled by the local and organic food movements, as well as a sea change in local ordinances, backyard chicken keeping is booming. Anyone who's decided to join the new wave of chicken keepers knows that the poultry breeds available are dizzying in their variety. Calm your anxiety with this book--a guide for backyard chicken keepers in search of chickens that best fit their needs.

Each breed of chicken listed in the field guide is thoroughly described and is illustrated by color photos. The book tells you all about the bird, detailing each breed's particular usefulness, adaptation to climate, coloration, number of eggs typically laid, foraging ability, temperament, and unique qualities. There are fun facts about varieties of chickens, as well as information about color and comb varieties, rare breeds, classification, and hybrids.

Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Pets, Medical, Nature
Sub-Genre: Birds, Veterinary Medicine / Small Animals
Series Title: Voyageur Field Guides
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Author: Christine Heinrichs
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 50812265
UPC: 9780760349533
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-9061
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