The Mating and Breeding of Poultry

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First published in 1920, this informative book describes in detail all of the elements necessary to become a poultry breeder. Poultrymen and -women alike will appreciate the details of how to pick and choose their chickens and how to run a larger-scale operation. Whether they are producing exhibition stock or birds with heavy egg-producing ability, readers will discover that poultry breeding provides both challenge and interest for the breeder. Breeding also serves as an outlet for artistic expression by allowing the breeder to mold shape and color combination to meet his or her ideal. This informative guide covers an enormous range of topics, including: the principles of breeding, breeding for increased production, classes of poultry, and preparing fowl for show. Complete with numerous line illustrations, this book provides you with all the information and know-how you'll need to become an expert poultry breeder and caregiver.

Author: Harry Lamon & Rob Slocum
Pages: 368
Binding: Paperback
Publisher:Lyons Press
Publish Date: 1920 & July 2003
Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.5 x 1 inch; 14 ozs

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