The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference

Storey Publishing
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From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia, a comprehensive A-to-Z reference volumeÊpresented in a friendly, highly illustrated format. Chickophiles will find breed descriptions; definitions of the most common conditions, situations, characteristics, and behaviors of chickens; and much more.ÊWhether itÕs the difference between wry tail, split tail, and gamy tail; the meaning of hen feathered, forced molt, or quill feather; the characteristics of droopy wing; the content of granite grit; or the translation of a chickenÕs alarm call, here are all the answers to every chicken question and quandary, from the practical to the curious.

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About the author

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,Countryside,nbsp;and Rural Heritagenbsp;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.nbsp; nbsp;

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Publisher
Storey Publishing
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Published on
Dec 31, 2012
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Pages
319
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ISBN
9781603425612
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / Encyclopedias
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Technology & Engineering / Reference
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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