GRIT's 2011 Guide to Backyard Chickens E-book includes an extensive collection of relevant articles, including:
This reference book is designed to arm you with all the information needed to enjoy the simple country pleasures of farm-fresh eggs and poultry, straight from your own backyard.
This guide to raising chickens and other poultry has everything you need to know from choosing and raising poultry to the benefits of heritage chickens.
When was the last time you tasted a really fresh egg? Most commercially produced eggs spend time in storage and become stale. There’s a big difference, too, between poultry raised commercially and raised at home. Commercial eating birds live out their brief spans in totally artificial surroundings, but home-grown chickens can result in better flavor and firmer texture.