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

Title
Storey's illustrated guide to poultry breeds : chickens-ducks--geese- turkeys-emus-guinea fowls-ostriches-partridges-peafowl-pheasants-quails-swans / Carol Ekarius.
Author
Ekarius, Carol.
Publication
North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2007.

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Description
ix, 278 p. : col. ill.; 29 cm.
Uniform Title
Environmental Information Services Collection.
Alternative Title
Illustrated guide to poultry breeds
Subject
Poultry breeds
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 270) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
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.
ISBN
  • 1580176674 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9781580176675 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1580176682 (hardcover jacketed : alk. paper)
  • 9781580176682 (hardcover jacketed : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2007003170
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library