Storey Publishing, USA
Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens has all the information you need to successfully keep chickens, from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping birds healthy and safe from predators. This thoroughly revised third edition contains a new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence, expanded coverage of hobby farming, new information on avian influenza and fowl first aid, and much more!
Gail Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine and former editor of Rural Heritage draft-animal magazine. Her work has appeared in more than 40 other publications including Acres USA, Back Home, Dairy Goat Journal, Mother Earth News, and Small Farm Today. She and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they raise chickens, guinea fowl, turkeys, rabbits and dairy goats.