A Hen’s Tale: From a Battery Cage to Playing Cards

Come listen to the story of Marjo, a laying hen rescued from a factory farm who learned to play cards. Learn how chickens make great pets and what’s involved in caring for them. The program will be on Tuesday, September 11, 7 pm in the Community Room at Saratoga Library.

Marjo was also recently named the Golden Beaks award winner by the New Yorker. Her victory is described in the July 1, 2018 issue of the magazine. You can read about her via the library’s RB Digital magazine service. Just create a free account to access hundreds of magazines, books, audiobooks, comics, videos, educational courses, games and music.

Check out these books on raising chickens:


Proven Techniques For Keeping Healthy Chickens: The Backyard Guide To Raising Chicks, Handling Broody Hens, Building Coops, And More by Carissa Bonham


Chick Days, An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Raising Chickens From Hatchlings to Laying Hens by Jenna Woginrich


Hen and the Art of Chicken Maintenance, Book Reflections on A Life of Raising Chickens by Martin Gurdon


How to Speak Chicken: Why your Chickens Do What They Do & Say What They Say by Melissa Caughey


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