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Storey's illustrated guide to poultry breeds : chickens-ducks--geese- turkeys-emus-guinea fowls-ostriches-partridges-peafowl-pheasants-quails-swans

Author: Carol Ekarius
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, the ultimate primer for farmers and fancies alike. Admire the handsome black and white plumage of Lakenvelder roosters, read the fascinating history of the Blue Hens of Delaware, and marvel at the petite size and toy like appearance of Call ducks. And if you're curious to know which heritage turkeys are  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Ekarius
ISBN: 1580176674 9781580176675 1580176682 9781580176682
OCLC Number: 81941153
Description: ix, 278 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Chapter 1: Introduction --
Little natural history --
Species, breeds, and varieties --
Genetics 101 --
Breeding approaches --
Chapter 2: Chickens --
Breaking down "chickendom" --
Colors and feather patterns --
Laying breeds --
Ameraucana --
Ancona --
Andalusian --
Araucana --
Australorp --
Barnevelder --
California Gray --
Campine --
Catalana --
Chantecler --
Dominique --
Fayoumi --
Hamburg --
Lakenvelder --
Leghorn --
Maran --
Minorca --
Norwegian Jaerhon --
Penedesenca --
Plymouth Rock --
Rhode Island Red --
Rhode Island White --
Welsummer --
Meat breeds --
Aseel --
Blue Hen of Delaware --
Brahma --
Buckeye --
Cornish --
Delaware --
Dorking --
Faverolle --
Holland --
Iowa Blue --
Java --
Jersey Giant --
Malay --
New Hampshire --
Orpington --
Shamo --
Sussex --
Wyandotte --
Ornamental breeds --
American game bantam --
Appenzeller --
Bearded d'Anvers bantam --
Booted bantam & Bearde d'Uccle --
Cochin --
Crevecoeur --
Cubalaya --
Dutch bantam --
Houdan --
Japanese bantam --
Kraienkoppe --
La Fleche --
Langshan --
Manx rumpy --
Modern game --
Naked neck --
Nankin --
Old English game --
Orloff --
Phoenix --
Polish --
Redcap --
Rosecomb --
Sebright --
Serama --
Sicilian buttercup --
Silkie --
Sultan --
Sumatra --
Vorwerk bantam --
White-faced Spanish --
Yokohama --
Chapter 3: Waterfowl --
Raising waterfowl --
Classifications --
Ducks --
Ancona --
Appleyard --
Australian spotted --
Aylesbury --
Buff --
Call --
Campbell --
Cayuga --
Crested --
Dutch hookbill --
East Indies --
Golden cascade --
Magpie --
Mallard --
Muscovy --
Pekin --
Rouen --
Runner --
Saxony --
Swedish --
Welsh Harlequin --
Geese --
African --
American Buff --
Canada --
Chinese --
Egyptian --
Embden --
Gray --
Pilgrim --
Pomeranian --
Roman --
Sebastopol --
Shetland --
Toulouse --
Tufted Buff --
Chapter 4: Turkeys --
Industrialization and its effects --
Breed versus variety --
Auburn --
Beltsville small white --
Black --
Bourbon red --
Broad breasted white --
Bronze --
Buff --
Midget white --
Narragansett --
Royal palm --
Slate --
White Holland --
Chapter 5: Other Birds Of Interest --
Emu --
Guinea fowl --
Ostrich --
Partridge --
Peafowl --
Pheasant --
Pigeon and dove --
Quail --
Swan --
Glossary --
Resources --
Bibliography --
Credits --
Index.
Other Titles: Illustrated guide to poultry breeds
Responsibility: Carol Ekarius.
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Farmers and fanciers keep an astonishing variety of poultry breeds and these birds provide meat and eggs to nourish us and feathers to keep us warm. Their quirky personalities and charming good looks  Read more...

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