“If you love chickens, you’ll love this book!”
Karen Pimlot, Poultry Club Judge
This brilliant little book is crammed with essential information for chicken keepers old and new. It’s full of fascinating insights into chicken behaviour, body language and communication - a must for anyone who has ever wondered, “why does my chicken do that?”
Covering every aspect of chicken behaviour from hatching chicks to dealing with aggressive cockerels, and beautifully illustrated with 35 colour photographs, this practical and informative book deserves a place on every poultry keeper’s bookcase.
An experienced smallholder and poultry breeder, the author combines her passion and personal experience with a comprehensive understanding of chicken behaviour and welfare.
Introducing new birds
Dealing with aggression
“A very useful handbook.”
Sue Doherty lives with her partner on their 7-acre smallholding in the Yorkshire Wolds. A breeder of Ryeland sheep and Croad Langshan hens, she is a writer and pastel artist who takes inspiration from her animals and the East Yorkshire landscape.
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