Poultry

Poultry

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Busy Chickens

4/13/2015

Busy chickens are squawking, perching, leaping, and more! Vivid, full-color photographs will keep toddlers engaged as they imitate the many actions the chickens are doing. Join the fun!

Chick Life Cycle

4/9/2015

Learn all about a chick's life cycle in this book for young students. Simple text and clear pictures make it fun to learn about different chicken breeds, the parts of a chicken, how the chick embryo develops, and how a baby chick grows into a mature hen that can lay its own eggs.

Chickens

4/5/2015

Chickens introduces the most common bird in the world to students by presenting facts about its physical characteristics, what it eats, where it lives, and the eggs it lays.

Chickens Have Chicks

4/1/2015

An introduction to the life cycle of chickens from hatching as chicks to adults, describing their appearance, feeding habits, and growth.

Chicks and Chickens

3/28/2015

Domestic chickens are an essential part of agriculture and food production in America. Gibbons takes a look at how chicken eggs are developed for human consumption and at how fertilized eggs develop into embryos and finally into fuzzy little baby chicks. The behavior of the birds is discussed, and descriptions of the different breeds of chickens across America are provided. Once again Gibbons provides a colorful, accessible account of this familiar, domesticated bird.

Chickens on the Farm

3/24/2015

How do chickens live? What do they need? Help your young learners find out with this simple, educational book.

Chickens on the Farm (Farm Animals)

3/20/2015

This book for grades K-3 explores the importance of chickens in agriculture. Colorful photographs illustrate how farmers care for chickens, and fun facts are included throughout. Students will learn that there are more than 16 billion chickens on Earth, that poultry is another name for farm birds that people raise for meat and eggs, and much more.  

Farm Animals: Chickens

3/16/2015

Learn all about chickens, from how they sleep to what they eat. This easy to read, factual book will answer all your questions about chickens. A complete table of contents, glossary, and index make this book easy to use.

Farm Animals: Turkeys

3/12/2015

Turkeys are social creatures. They stay together on the farm and gobble to communicate. This book introduces children to the look and behavior of turkeys.

From Egg to Chicken

3/8/2015

Discover how an egg grows into a chicken. This title explains animal growth in a clear and organized manner. Readers will love watching the transformations take place.

Hatching Chicks in Room 6

3/4/2015

Follow a classroom of kindergartners as they participate in a popular activity: hatching chicks. Readers learn about the life cycle of a chicken, incubating eggs, watching them hatch, and raising the chicks until they are old enough to return to the chicken coop.

Inside an Egg

2/28/2015

Follow the text and the photographs in this book to learn about the development of a baby chick from the time the egg is laid until the chick hatches.

The Little Red Hen

2/24/2015

This classic story cautions how everyone reaps what they sow. It also walks through the process of raising or growing all of the ingredients in a cake!

Producing Dairy and Eggs (The Technology of Farming)

8/4/2014

How did dairy farms develop? What methods do organic farmers use? This book explores the technology used in dairy and egg farming.

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