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How to Read a Chicken's Mind

Understand How Chickens Learn, Perceive People, Express Emotions, and Pass Down Knowledge

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Regular Price $18.99

Regular Price $24.99 CAD

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Best-selling author Melissa Caughey leads readers into the surprisingly complex thoughts, emotions, and behaviors of the world's most common bird.

Backyard chicken keepers delight in learning all they can about their beloved flocks. Best-selling author and backyard chicken keeper Melissa Caughey shares her years of experience with and research about our feathered friends with this entertaining and informative exploration of what chickens think and feel. From chick days to the golden stage of "henopause," Caughey offers insights into the range of emotions that chickens can express, their unexpected intelligence, different personality types, and the complexities of flock dynamics.


"Melissa Caughey will put you in awe of these common birds so many take for granted.” —Sy Montgomery, author of Birdology and What a Chicken Knows
"Melissa Caughey is to chickens what Jane Goodall is to chimpanzees." —John Kricher, author of Peterson Guide to Bird Behavior
“This book will make you really love chickens and teach you a lot about animal behavior.” —Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation
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