Culinaria France by André Dominé. $18.32. Publisher: hf ULLMANN; Special edition (December 12, 2012)
Amazing book! I refer to it often and I highly recommend to anyone learning about French food and its sources
LOVE this - tells the birds, origins, size, laying frequency, and a picture of their eggs
Unless you plan to breed or show your birds, you'll probably be happier with a flock of mixed breeds. If you choose breeds carefully, It will be easier to tell the chickens apart as individuals, tell who's laying well, who's laying poorly, and who's laying abnormal eggs. You can also plan for steadier year round egg production, and for one or two broody prone hens to hatch eggs and raise chicks, while the rest of the flock lays well.
10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds (up to 300 per Year!)
It can be difficult to choose your first chicken breed. There are over 60 popular breeds in the United States, each with their own personalities and characteristics. Under the dual-purpose category alone, some will be more inclined to egg production while others will be better table birds. Comparing can be confusing! Browse the following breed …
Top 10 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds. List included barred Plymouth Rock (shown in photo), Wyandottes, Buff Orpingtons, Silkies, and some you might not have thought of.
Top 10 Chicken Breeds for Laying Hens, Plus a a Review of Hen House Plans for the Ladies
Culinaria France: A Celebration of Food and Tradition