Chickens

Chickens

by Derek Hall
     
 

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This book serves as a general intoruction to the many aspects of keeping domestic chickens, examining their likely origins and relationship with their closest relatives among the gamebirds, while sections on bird biology and behavior highlight the simiarities and differences between chickens and other birds, providing insights into the reasons why they behave as they…  See more details below

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This book serves as a general intoruction to the many aspects of keeping domestic chickens, examining their likely origins and relationship with their closest relatives among the gamebirds, while sections on bird biology and behavior highlight the simiarities and differences between chickens and other birds, providing insights into the reasons why they behave as they do. Advice is also given on choosing a chicken - and where to obtain one - and housing, feeding, health, and general care is considered. To finish, a comprehensive description of many of the world's most popular breeds is also provided, which will simplify the task of choosing chickens of your own.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785833420
Publisher:
Chartwell Books
Publication date:
07/28/2015
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
973,241
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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