Home to Roost

Home to Roost

A Backyard Farmer Chases Chickens Through the Ages

Book - 2008
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A lighthearted scientific history of the chicken is interspersed with the author's story of tending his backyard poultry farm throughout the course of a year, in an account that features such topics as the role of the chicken in folk medicine and technology, what a chicken's DNA reveals about its relation to humans, and how classical music can bolster egg laying.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780312373641
Characteristics: x, 290 p. ; 22 cm


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