Serious poultry farmers and backyard bird raisers have relied on this best-selling reference for over 20 years. The fourth edition of Gail Damerow’s comprehensive handbook is now completely revised and redesigned, making it more accessible and informative than ever.
You’ll get the most up-to-date details on shelter, food, health care, eggs, chicks, and meat. Recent research into chicken behavior and communication make the flock management sections authoritative. New color photos and illustrations provide more specificity and information about chicken breeds, anatomy, and health.