Standard Perfection Poultry Book

A Complete Description of Chicken Breeds, Turkeys, Ducks and Geese

Author: C. Shoemaker

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548233853

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Page: 196

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This special re-print edition of "Standard Perfection Poultry" written by C.C. Shoemaker is a comprehensive guide to raising your own meat and eggs, and a directory of the best standard breeds of chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese. This old gem of a book covers topics including: Advice to Poultry Raisers, Brood Coops, Breeds and Breeding, Construction of Houses, Diseases and How to Prevent and Cure Them, Dressing and Shipping, Duck Hatching and Raising, Marketing Eggs and Poultry and more. Also contains illustrations and diagrams. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original book and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections, blurring, or minor shadows in the page background. This book appears exactly as it did when it was first printed.
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Standard Perfection Poultry Book

The Recognized Standard Work on Poultry, Turkeys, Ducks and Geese, Containing a Complete Description of All the Varieties, with Instructions as to Their Diseases, Breeding and Care. Incubators, Brooders, Etc. for the Farmer, Fancier, Or Amateur

Author: C. C. Shoemaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 182

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The American Standard of Perfection - A Complete Desription of All Recognized Varieties of Fowls

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447498119

Category: Nature

Page: 496

View: 599

This early work is a fascinating guide to fowl that is a thoroughly recommended title for the amateur and professional poultry keeper's bookshelf. Extensively illustrated with diagrams, drawings and photographs, its 492 pages are an A to Z of domestic fowl breeds. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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The American Standard of Perfection

Author: American Poultry Association

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

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The American Standard of Perfection

Illustrated, a Complete Description of All Recognized Varieties of Fowls

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: N.A

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Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds

Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans

Author: Carol Ekarius

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612128432

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.
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British Poultry Standards

Author: Victoria Roberts

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444309382

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 480

View: 9495

British Poultry Standards 6th edition is the official reference to all the recognised Poultry Standards in Great Britain. It contains complete specifications together with judging points for all standardised breeds and varieties, as compiled by the specialist Breed Clubs and recognised by the Poultry Club of Great Britain. Breeding and exhibiting poultry is a long-held tradition as well as a popular and rewarding hobby. The work of the Breed Clubs and the many dedicated breeders in preserving the pure breeds is vital in maintaining our breeds of poultry not only for the cultural heritage of future generations but also as a gene bank for the commercial world. Under the guardianship of the Poultry Club of Great Britain, this book details the authorised standards of excellence for each breed. New to this edition: • New and improved colour images for many breeds, now with almost 300 colour photographs. • The inclusion of silhouettes to show the perfect shape for each breed. • An additional 14 breeds are covered.
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The American Standard of Poultry Excellence

A Complete Description of Recognized Breeds of Poultry

Author: American Poultry Association

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781543056310

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Page: N.A

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This special re-print edition of the American Poultry Association's book "The Standard of Excellence" offers a unique look at poultry breeds during the late 19th century. Written in 1874, this classic text on poultry sheds light on the very first poultry exhibition standards adopted in the United States that will be of interest to those who are interested in learning more about how poultry breeds have been changed by breeders over the last century or more. This text will also be a valuable tool for those breeders who wish to re-select rare breeds of poultry along the lines for which they were originally suited. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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The Fairest Fowl

Portraits of Championship Chickens

Author: Tamara Staples,Christa Velbel

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811831376

Category: Nature

Page: 106

View: 8884

Celebrates the pageantry of American poultry shows, provides portraits and location photography of the shows, explains the judging strategies and processes, and profiles the prize breeds.
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Standard American Perfection Poultry Book

Describing All of the Different Varieties of Fowls, Their Points of Beauty and Their Merits as Setters

Author: Isaac Kimbal Felch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poultry

Page: 157

View: 318

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Living with Chickens

Everything You Need to Know to Raise Your Own Backyard Flock

Author: Jay Rossier

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493032305

Category: Pets

Page: 224

View: 4281

A revised and updated bestseller Revised in coordination with the American Poultry Association Covers all the essentials of raising and keeping chickens. More than 75 color photographs and illustrations. People across the country are raising chickens, whether for food or companionship. You can, too, with this indispensable guide. Straightforward advice and dozens of clear, detailed illustrations gives any future chicken farmer the tools he needs to get started, from step-by-step instructions on building the coop to a brief background on chicken biology; from hints on getting high-quality eggs from the hens, to methods for butchering. Full-color photographs of the birds and their landscape round out this comprehensive book. This bestselling book has been completely revised and updated. Jay Rossier was coauthor of A New Lease on Farmland, published by the E. F. Schumacher Society, and wrote occasional book reviews for Northern Woodlands magazine.
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The Magnificent Chicken

Portraits of the Fairest Fowl

Author: Tamara Staples

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452125627

Category: Photography

Page: 132

View: 2995

With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken. Updated with even more chickens and an enlarged resource section, this celebration of the wonder, peculiarity, and magnificence of championship chickens showcases more than 40 astonishing breeds in glamorous photos—many brand new—and informative text, while an introduction by Ira Glass explores the finer points of poultry shows and chicken portraiture.
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Wyandotte Chickens

Standard and Breed Book

Author: H. Nourse

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781515262565

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Page: 414

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This special re-print edition of H.A. Nourse's book "The Wyandotte Standard and Breed Book" contains all the information a person needs to master the basics of raising this legendary breed of Poultry. Contained is a considerable amount of the very early history of the Wyandotte Breed. Written around World War One, this book sheds much light on the history of this breeds, as well as how to breed and select them. Included is a "complete description of all varieties of Wyandottes, with the text in full of the 1915 American Standard of Perfection as it relates to all varieties of Wyandotte. Also with treatises on breeding, rearing, feeding, housing, conditioning for exhibitions, exhibiting, etc." Included are over 400 pages of information on this famous breed of Poultry and hundreds of illustrations. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
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Chicken Perfection

Author: Hinkler Books,Belinda Jeffery,Ellen Argyriou

Publisher: Penton Overseas, Inc

ISBN: 9781741215410

Category: Cooking

Page: 79

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Stunning photography and recipes are accompanied by a 67-minute DVD cooking class--hosted by "Better Homes and Gardens" personality Belinda Jeffery--that features everything cooks want to know about making wonderful homestyle and dinner-party-quality chicken dishes. Color photos throughout.
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Showing Poultry

A Complete Guide to Exhibiting Your Birds. A Storey BASICS® Title

Author: Glenn Drowns

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612125301

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 96

View: 4912

Expert Glenn Drowns offers all the information and guidance you need to successfully exhibit your poultry at fairs and expositions. Learn how to select the best breeds and birds for exhibition and how to raise them with the proper diet, health care, and handling so that they are at their best by showtime. Drowns includes a useful countdown to help you plan tasks, from pest prevention to cage training, as well as dozens of tips on what judges are looking for.
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