The Brahma book, Genetics of chicken colours the basics, Silkie book
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The Brahma book, Genetics of Chicken Colours & Extremes, Silkies and Silkie bantams
Welcome, this site is dedicated to chicken books, breedbooks, their breeding, colours, beauty and their surprises.
Primary purpose of this website was promoting and selling the super simple book Genetics of Chicken Colours - The Basics. (suitable for profs as well). Meanwhile I’ve written more chicken books as listed below.
This site is simple, scratch around a bit to see if there’s any feed for you? Or bookmark it, in case someting new hatches.
Hope you will enjoy the books, they are sent  allover of the world the last few years, so thank you for reading!
Silkies and Silkie bantams, chickens with hair, Silky, chickens, book about Silkies
Ordering books
For Europe, UK, Australia and rest of the world you can use the paypal buttons.
You can pay by bank iban/bic (Europe) as well, email me for the details.
For the USA Jerry Schexnayder (LA). The Brahma Book is not yet in the USA!
The Genetics books for Europe, UK and Australia: each book is € 75 and € 2 bookwrap so it will arrive undamaged. Postage Europe & UK: € 11,50 registered, (total € 88,50) mail to the rest of the world € 16,50 registered, (total € 93,50). I sign your book with pencil so you can see it is not a printed signature.
When you are in Europe & UK (€ 88,50)
When you are in Australia or the rest of the world (€ 93,50)
Do you have questions? Please send me an email.

Silkies and Silkie bantams is € 65. To Europe, England and Australia and elsewhere in the world email me or use the paypal buttons. For the USA buy from Jerry (Louisiana) or from my Silkie friend Brenda (Texas) and they will send you your copy, signed by me.

When you are in Australia or the rest of the world (€ 93,50)
When you are in Europe & UK (€ 88,50)

Genetics of Chicken COLOURS

Silkie book Europe, UK (€ 11,50) and carton wrap (€ 2)  
= € 78,50
Silkie book World (€ 16,50 registered) and carton wrap (€ 2)  = € 83,50

Genetics of Chicken EXTREMES

Started:  June 2008   Last update: January 2016


Paypal buttons below for both genetics books. It will be a ‘parcel’ therefore postage is more than ‘letter’. I can use the same carton wrap (€ 2).
For Europe & UK: with track & trace barcode € 16,30 registered.
For World this is € 29,95.
Both books when you are in Europe & UK (€ 166,65)
Both books to Australia or the rest of the world (€ 177,95)
Order Colour Genetics

Silkies and Silkie bantams

Brahma Book
When you are in Australia, USA or the rest of the world
(postage € 25,95) = € 135,95
When you are in Europe & UK  (postage € 14,65) = € 124,65

Brahma book Special Edition

When you are in Australia, USA or the rest of the world
(postage € 16,50) = € 101,50
When you are in Europe & UK (postage €11,50) = € 96,50

Brahma book soft cover

The Special Edition of the Brahma book comes with an exclusively drawn Ex Libris (bookplate) on luxury watermarkpaper and a ribbon, due to the many pages (over 300) and heavy paper used, it weighs more than 1.5 kilos and is wrapped for post 3,7 cm thick, it can only be sent as a parcel. Your copy is signed by me with a pencil so you can see it is not a printed signature. The price of the Special Edition is € 110 ex postage.
The Brahma book soft cover (300 grams laminated carton cover) just fits ‘letter’ size thickness when wrapped for post. The soft cover edition is € 85.
Brahma Book
Europe, UK, USA, World (packing + postage €5,75) = € 15,75

10 x Brahma Ex Libris (bookplate)

Some asked if they could buy the Ex Libris of the brahma book, it can be used in any book you own, size is A5. They can be bought by 10 for €10 for some time. They are not sent registered mail because this is too expensive, delivery time can be much longer.If you prefer registered send me an email. (Registered is €11,50 Europe, €16,50 world).
Click on the cover to go to the page of the book.

The English Serama books are revised at the moment and not available.

They are 7 and 6 years old and need to be updated.  The revised and updated Serama Breed and Colours book is planned for the end of the first quarter 2016.

© is a website from Sigrid van Dort  - 2008/2016
Consider using iban/bic bank payment when you are in €-zone, Europe.
Italian edition
of Genetics of Chicken colours
translated and edited for Italian breeds
by Saveria Lippera
The Brahma book is not yet in the USA, you can order here.