Storeys Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds / Carol Ekarius.
Presents more than 128 barnyard fowl and wild fowl from chickens and turkeys to emus and pheasants. For each animal, readers will find color photographs, a brief history, and a detailed description. The identifying characteristics included for each breed are: class (standard and bantam); size (for cocks and hens); appearance of comb, wattles, and earlobes; color (everything from black-breasted red to silver laced); place of origin; conservation status; and special qualities (including longevity, size and quantity of eggs, quality of meat, and other relevant uses.
Contents: Introduction to poultry -- Chickens -- Waterfowl -- Turkeys -- Other birds of interest.
Pages: 278; Illustrated (mainly colour)
Poultry Book, Chicken, Chook, Bantam, Fowl, Hen, Poultry breeds.
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