Chicken books for backyard and show poultry. Delivered Australia wide! Planet Poultry - Australia's leading supplier of poultry accessories, supplements and equipment
The Chicken Health Handbook 2nd Edition / Gail Damerow. If you keep chickens and only buy one book this should be it! Whether you keep half a dozen or 500 fowls this book is written in language that can be understood by the layperson.
"British Game Fowl" by Ian Kay covers the history and development of Game Fowl in the UK. From the birds brought to the shores by the Romans and Phoenicians, early cockfighting and Game Fowl Clubs, through to the current exhibition breeds of Modern, Corni
The Best of "Fulldrop" : the writings of E. T. Piper 2004 Revised Edition. This 388 page very beautifully bound hardback contains many writings of the late E.T. Piper (FULLDROP), editor and owner of the Feathered Warrior magazine from 1935 to 1964.
"Game" as Ned Kelly / By David Holden. This is David's second book on Old English Game Fowl. David talks about the history Old English Game Fowl in Australia, talks about what is the ideal fowl, discusses the cone shape... click on title to see more
The Game fowl colour guide / by Owen Dickey. The definitive reference guide to all the colours found in Game Fowl. Varieties dealt with are Irish, English and American, though the colour descriptions are equally applicable to Carlisle, Modern and Old Eng
Malays, Game Fowls and Bantams in Australia by A.J. Compton. Reprinted by Keith Dubber Printing 2001. This book was first published in 1898. It was written by one of Australia's greatest Game men, Albert James Compton.
Old English Game Colour Guide / Dr J. Batty. Hardcover book setting out to show the principal colours from a variety of sources - paintings by well known artists as well as photographs from Britain, USA, Australasia and other lands.
The Scientific Breeding of Gamefowl (Floyd Gurley) Breeding gamefowl the correct way is explained in this 128 page paper back written by famous gamefowl breeder Floyd Gurley in collaboration with John J. Roman.
The Australian Pekin Bantam. Complete Handbook and Manual with Standards. 32 colour photographs of the Standardised colours in Australia. More than 100 Black & White photographs plus sketches & line drawings
Belgian Bantams / Veronica Mayhew. This book covers all aspects of the breeds, including their history and management. The author has bred Belgians for over 40 years and she was the Secretary of the Breed Club for many years. She now has just a few of t
The book of the Frizzle / Dr Loretta Schmidgall. History, definitions and raising of frizzles. Also health, mating with curlies, buying breeding stock, and showing. Talks about cannibalism and colonization.
Golden & Silver Sebright Bantams / Bill Holland. This book was produced primarily as a beginners guide to Sebright breeding. Most of the information included here are well know facts to the old time breeeder.
Japanese Bantams / Anna Banning-Vogelpoel. Contents: Retrospect -- The Outward Appearance of the Japanese Bantam -- The Care of Japanese Bantams -- The Broody Hen -- The Incubator -- Hatched Chickens in the Brooder -- Heredity of Lethal Genes -- Breeding
Japanese Bantams / Dr Joseph Batty. Japanese Bantams are small poultry which have existed hundreds of years. This book explains the history and how they can be kept and enjoyed to the full. Breeding, showing and related aspects are also covered so the r
Langshan Fowls by Dr Joseph Batty. Langshan Fowls originated in China and named after Major Croad who imported them, the book explains the development of the different varieties and their management.
Rare Poultry Breeds / David Scrivener. This book provides a fully detailed reference guide to virtually every rare breed that is likely to be encountered by poultry fanciers and covers the rarest, most obscure and, in a few cases, even extinct breeds of
Storeys Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds / Carol Ekarius. Presents more than 128 fowl from chickens & turkeys to emus & pheasants. Readers will find color photographs, a brief history and a detailed description. Identifying characteristics included are
The Welsummer by W. Powell-Owen. This is a facsimile reprint, by Veronica Mayhew in 2004, from the orginal book which was published in 1932. Six pages of recent colour photographs have been added to the original b/w pictures. There is a two-page forwar
Wyandottes : History, Breeding & Exhibition : Celebrating the Centenary of The Wyandotte Club of Australia Inc.contains the most extensive history of the Club and the development of Wyandotte poultry within Australia ever written.
This book, 'Breeding For Success' by Grant Brereton, has the primary aim of making the reader a better stocksperson, and to serve as a guide for disciplined and successful breeding - whether this be for exhibition or simply improvement purposes.
The Chicken Health Handbook / Gail Damerow. If you keep chickens and only buy one book this should be it! Whether you keep half a dozen or 500 fowls this book is written in language that can be understood by the layperson. This book covers the problems
The chicken encyclopedia / by Gail Damerow. 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
A Guide to Better Hatching Revised Edution (2012) / Janet Stromberg. A Guide to Better Hatching has detailed information on eggs and incubation, including factors to promote successful hatch, care and selection of eggs... (More info - click picture)