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The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference by [Damerow, Gail]
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Length: 321 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia. Complete with breed descriptions, common medical concerns, and plenty of chicken trivia, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, breeding, molting, communication, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these fascinating birds.

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The A-Z Chicken Companion

From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, if it concerns chickens, it's covered in this comprehensive encyclopedia. Now you can find the answers to all your chicken questions quickly, easily -- and accompanied by illustrations.

What do mille fleur and mooney spangled feathers look like?
Which breeds lay blue-green eggs?
What's the difference between inbreeding and outcrossing?
What's the difference between outer thick and inner thin egg white?
Why do chicken legs have dark meat, while breasts have light meat?
What's the difference between a flat and a flight? A false wing and a wingette?
What are the key signs of the most common chicken predators?
What's the difference between brooding and incubating?
What are the best ways to catch a chicken?
How (and why) do you hypnotize a chicken?
Why do chickens molt?
How is a crested chicken's anatomy unique?

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 13905 KB
  • Print Length: 321 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1603425616
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (1 March 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007I5N6BU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #516,567 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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