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May 8, 2013
A couple of weeks ago, I was contacted to review a new book on keeping chickens.  Murray McMurray Hatchery has a book that will release later this month.  Truthfully, I am surprised that it took a large hatchery this long to bring a book like this to market. Murray McMurray Hatchery has been bringing chickens …

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August 1, 2012
I could not have gotten my hands on this book during a better time.  First of all I just LOVE that it provides organic solutions to common gardening problems.  Now that I keep the bees, this is so incredibly important for their population to thrive in our yard.   This book is very well laid …

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February 18, 2012
A little over a week ago, I was sent a copy of Free Range Chicken Gardens to review by the publisher, Timber Press. I was so excited and could not wait to dive into this book that involved two of my favorite hobbies, gardening and chickens. This book is wonderful. Right from the start it …

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April 5, 2011
Rating ***** The pictures in the book alone will make you want to keep chickens.  I picked this one up after it grabbed my attention on a rainy day at the bookstore.  This wonderful book by Jennifer Megyesi/photography by Geoff Hansen truly appreciates and displays the beauty of backyard chickens.  I have picked up a great …

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October 21, 2010
Rating:  ***** Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens by Gail Demerow, a 438 page book, should be considered, in my opinion, the chicken keeper’s bible.  It is packed with so much information in this newest fourth edition.  It is terrific for beginners as well as advanced chicken keepers.  Various areas covered include breed selection, shelter selection, chicken …

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