The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference
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By Gail Damerow.
From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in this text, an illustrated A-to-Z reference that is both informative and entertaining. Chickophiles will find breed descriptions, definitions of common chicken conditions, situations, and behaviors, and much more. Whether it’s the differences among 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 chicken’s alarm call, here are all the answers to every chicken question. Offers solutions to problems, instructions for tasks from catching a chicken to candling an egg, and historical origins of poultry-related terms. Full-color photographs and illustrations throughout. 320 pages, 7 in. x 9-1/4 in. Softcover. Copyright 2012.