The Chicken: A Natural History is a comprehensive, science-based exploration of the world of the chicken. Far from being "bird brains", these fantastic fowl demonstrate the unique abilities and talents that have made them an integral part of humans' lives for many thousands of years.
Topics include anatomy, developmental biology, ancestry, breeding and origins, and there is a comprehensive look at chicken behaviour. The book's final chapter is devoted to a beautiful visual study of the characteristics of particular breeds, providing quick-reference information on husbandry, particulars and appearance.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Dr Joseph Barber is co-editor, Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science (JAAWS), adjunct assistant professor, Hunter College of the City University of New York and associate director, University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in scientific presentations accessible to the general public, animal welfare science, and science writing.
Your orders support book donation projects
I will not hesitate to use you again or recommend you to others.
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985