​​​Andy Schneider is the author of, The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. He wrote this book to provide new chicken owners with the information they need to get started and do things right the first time, but even experienced  chicken owners enjoy the book and  learn something new. Throughout his book, The Chicken Whisperer  shares his own experiences with what worked for him, what didn't work, and what happened when he tried it.


Andy Schneider is also the Editor In Chief of, Chicken Whisperer Magazine. He and his Poultry Dream Team write articles that provide readers with the information they need to grow, maintain, and enjoy a healthy backyard flock. Never before has such an experienced editorial advisory board been assembled to provide this level of accurate and credible information in the poultry industry. Chicken Whisperer Magazine is published quarterly in both digital and print formats. Make sure to subscribe today by clicking on the link above.

​In December 2017, Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop: The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to the facts and fictions you need to know to keep your flock healthy and happy, was released as Andy Schneider's second book! This book was written with the assistance of veterinarians, poultry nutritionists, and poultry scientists to combat the false information that goes viral on the internet and puts the health of your flock in danger.  Check it out by clicking the link to the left NOW!

​In June 2019, Andy Schneider coauthored the book, The Chicke Whisperer's Guide to Zero-Waste Chicken Keeping with poultry scientist Dr. Brigid McCrea to provide experienced chicken owns advice on how to cut costs and waste materials throughout their chicken-keeping experiences.  Check it out by clicking the link to the right NOW!

In August 2020, Andy Schneider's fourth book, First Time Chicken Keeping: An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Chickens, presents information to first time chicken owners that will save them time and money, as well as provide them with everything they need to know about raising chickens successfully! Check it out by clicking the link to the left NOW! 

Andy's passion is sharing information with new and old flock owners as well as those interesting in raising chickens in the future so everyone can enjoy the experience! 

Andy Schneider, better known as the Chicken Whisperer®, has become the go-to guy across the country for anything chickens. He is the host of the very popular, Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer web radio show, National Spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Bio-Security for Birds Program, Editor In Chief of, Chicken Whisperer Magazine, and author of, The Chicken Whisperer’s Guide to Keeping Chickens. He has been featured on CNN, FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, as well as in TIME Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and countless other publications.

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