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    DescriptionPoultry in a pocket-size book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or auction. More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colours in full-page images that capture their good looks and lively personalities. Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning beaks are just a few of their appealing features. From laying hens to heritage turkeys to adorable ducks, here are all the common barnyard favourites, plus rare breeds from around the world.Facing each poultry portrait is an informational page offering facts about the breed and a handy at-a-glance reference bar identifying the type of poultry (chicken, turkey, duck, goose), its primary use (laying, meat, game, or ornamental bird), and its conservation status. Breeders, enthusiasts, and anyone who has ever paused to admire a handsome chicken will be delighted by the photographs and enlightened by the breed profiles in "Pocketful Of Poultry".


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    Title
    Pocketful of Poultry
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Carol Ekarius
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 152 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 327 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781580176774
    ISBN 10: 1580176771
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 560
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    Libri: I-NA
    BIC subject category V2: WNF
    BISAC V2.8: NAT004000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A63704070
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 636.5
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: SF487 .E328 2007
    Thema V1.0: WNF
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    full colour illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    Storey Books
    Imprint name
    Storey Books
    Publication date
    17 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Vermont
    Review quote
    Why d the chicken cross the road? For a copy of "Pocketful of Poultry", of course. "Albuquerque Journal" Hundreds of chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys are beautifully illustrated in this field guide. Along with the color photos of each bird are facts on the breed history, size, features, place of origin, special qualities, and conservation status. Fascinating facts and detailed photos portraying poultry features are strewn throughout the guide. The chicken section classifies each breed as ornamental, laying, or meat variety. A glossary of the conservation status terms and several pages describing the color varieties of poultry complete the book. "Booklist" "
    Back cover copy
    104 Fabulous FowlPecking, clucking, posing, preening. Whatever they happen to be doing, barnyard birds have a special knack for making us smile. Enjoy their charm and discover interesting facts about your favorite chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese in this fun and informative handbook. The poultry have all put their best feathers forward for you!