The Practice and Science of Chickens
by Leslie E. Card
414 pages.198 illustrations. Suggested retail price, $34.95. ISBN 1938099028.
Scientifically based books for raising modest numbers of chickens became as rare as hen’s teeth. There are plenty of rule-of-thumb books for backyarders and massive tomes for poultry scientists, but little in the way of sound, reliable works for serious poultrykeepers. Fortunately, we can find what we need by turning back the clock a bit.
This book, the 9th edition of Poultry Production, is