Old Poultry Breeds

Old Poultry Breeds

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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.'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 144 x 204 x 12mm | 99.79g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 074780396X
  • 9780747803966
  • 308,339

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.show more

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 Visitshow more

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