The Magnificent Chicken

Avid Bookstore recently hosted author Tamara Staples signing copies of her book, The Magnificent Chicken.  Beautiful portraits of  world class chickens.  Cover photo is a Silver Laced Wyandotte, a breed admitted to The Standard of Perfection in 1883.    Get to know the standards:  “Combs are conspicuous features that can make or break a chicken’s championship run”.  Get to know the people who show poultry and why they do it…. “just in case you were wondering, nobody does it for the money.”

If you’ve ever wanted to keep chickens but don’t have the space or an affinity for manure….get this book.  For those of you who appreciate chickens for oh, so many reasons and you cannot imagine a backyard or a life without them, get this book.