Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a contributor to Chickens and Hobby Farms magazines and a regular blogger for Cackle Hatchery. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. Visit her online at gaildamerow.com.
"Not only is Damerow a knowledgeable farmer, she's a great writer,
too! Every chicken keeper of every experience level should have
this book on the bookshelf." -- Roger Sipe, editor of Hobby
Farms and Chickens magazines
"Redesigned but still exhaustively thorough! Every possible topic is covered in an easily understood and complete manner." -- Paul Kroll, American Poultry Association - American Bantam Association general licensed judge
"Gail Damerow has inspired and educated generations of homesteaders. Here she offers well-researched information for both the novice and experienced poultry keeper." -- Patara Marlow of Appalachia's Homestead