How to Speak Chicken: Why Your Chickens Do What They Do & Say What They Say
Best-selling author Melissa Caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet -- fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Her hours among the flock have resulted in this quirky, irresistible guide packed with firsthand insights into how chickens communicate and interact, use their senses to understand the world around them, and establish pecking order and roles within the flock. Combining her up-close observations with scientific findings and interviews with other chicken enthusiasts, Caughey answers unexpected questions such as Do chickens have names for each other? How do their eyes work? and How do chickens learn?
From the Back Cover Get the Scoop from the Coop Chickens speak volumes if you know how to listen! Understand your feathered friends better with best-selling author and longtime chicken keeper Melissa Caughey's firsthand insights into how chickens interact with each other and the world around them. How do flocks establish a pecking order? How do chickens learn from each other? How do hens talk to their chicks? How do chickens express their emotions? How do chickens greet each other?