The following new books about raising chickens are available at the Monroeville Branch
of the Allen
County Public Library.
Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard by Jessi Bloom
This book is about incorporating chickens with gardens and covers topics such as organic pest control, soil aeration and the production of fresh eggs.
The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Gail Damerow
This book covers a wide range of topics pertaining to chickens; it will answer any questions you might have on the subject.
Chicken Health for Dummies by Julie Gauthier, Rob Ludlow
This book provides helpful information on diagnosing and treating sick chickens, as well as tips on keeping the birds healthy.
Eggs & Poultry Made at Home by Dick Strawbridge, James Strawbridge
This is a guide to raising chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys for eggs and for eating.
Projects to Get You Off the Grid: Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels by Noah Weinstein
Designed to make home owners self-sufficient, this book contains 21 projects, including collecting rain water, building a solar panel and constructing backyard chicken coops.