1300 187 187
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens  : 3rd Edition - Gail Damerow

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

3rd Edition


Published: 16th February 2010
In Stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days
RRP $24.99

eBook View Product

Published: 19th May 2010
Format: ePUB

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens includes all the information farmers need — from choosing breeds and hatching chicks to building coops and keeping the birds healthy and safe from predators — to keep chickens or run an egg business.

The 3rd edition, now with 188,000 copies in print contains new and expanded features:

  • “Fowl Disposition” — new chapter on training chickens and understanding their intelligence
  • Expanded coverage of hobby farming
  • Disease section now includes information on avian influenza and fowl first aid
Storey's Guide to Raising Series is the essential animal husbandry information from the trusted source. With a combined total of 1.7 million copies in print.

About the Author

Gail Damerow and her husband operate a family farm in Tennessee where they keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. They grow and preserve much of their own food. Damerow has written extensively on raising livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural subjects. She is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry magazine. She is the author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Health Handbook, Your Chickens, Your Goats, Draft Horses and Mules, and numerous other books.


by PowerReviews
Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens

(based on 1 review)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars



  • 4 Stars



  • 3 Stars



  • 2 Stars



  • 1 Stars



Reviewed by 1 customer

Displaying review 1

Back to top


Love This Book!!!

By Mel

from Canberra, Australia

About Me Bookworm


  • Deeply Informative
  • Easy To Understand
  • Innovative Ideas
  • Rich Resource
  • Well Written


    Best Uses

    • Reference

    Comments about Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens:

    I love this book! It is so much better that I had ever expected. It covers everything from housing and feeding to anatomy (including anatomy of an egg!!!)

    Comment on this review

    Everything you need to know about chickens, all in one easy-to-understand volume: Breed selcetion, health issues, care and maintenace, incubating, hatching, feed and shelter, egg and meat prodution, and more. Many photos and illustrations, tables and index. Back Home "

    ISBN: 9781603424691
    ISBN-10: 1603424695
    Series: Storey's Guide to Raising (Paperback)
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Published: 16th February 2010
    Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.8
    Weight (kg): 0.7
    Edition Number: 3