From addled to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in this comprehensive A-to-Z reference volume presented in a friendly, highly illustrated format. The Chicken Encyclopedia is the go-to guide for chicken owners and enthusiasts of all levels.
From the Back Cover The A-Z Chicken Companion From addled to wind egg, crossed beak to zygote, if it concerns chickens, it's covered in this comprehensive encyclopedia. Now you can find the answers to all your chicken questions quickly, easily -- and accompanied by illustrations. What do mille fleur and mooney spangled feathers look like? Which breeds lay blue-green eggs? What's the difference between inbreeding and outcrossing? What's the difference between outer thick and inner thin egg white? Why do chicken legs have dark meat, while breasts have light meat? What's the difference between a flat and a flight? A false wing and a wingette? What are the key signs of the most common chicken predators? What's the difference between brooding and incubating? What are the best ways to catch a chicken? How (and why) do you hypnotize a chicken? Why do chickens molt? How is a crested chicken's anatomy unique?