Old Poultry Breeds

Old Poultry Breeds

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Description

During the 1960s many of the old breeds of poultry almost died out, but there is now a growing interest in these animals. This book illustrates many breeds of chicken, their history and development. There is also a chapter on turkeys.'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 152.4 x 210 x 6.35mm | 90.72g
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 074780396X
  • 9780747803966
  • 328,800

Table of contents

Introduction
Asiatic Breeds
British Breeds
Mediterranean Breeds
Other European Breeds
Composite Breeds
The Utlity Poultry Strains
The True Bantams
Bantams as Miniatures of Large Fowl
Turkeys
The Poultry Clubs
Further Reading
Places to Visit
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About Fred Hams

Fred Hams was born on a poultry farm in Kent, where pedigree strains of popular birds were bred. He has been a Panel A Poultry Club judge since 1980, and is a consultant editor of Practical Poultry magazine. Today he breeds Scots Dumpy Bantams in several colours, and select strains of yesterday's utility breeds.
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