Presents more than 120 barnyard fowl and wild fowl from chickens and turkeys to emus and pheasants. For each animal, readers will find color photographs, a brief history, and a detailed description. The identifying characteristics included for each breed are: class (standard and bantam); size (for cocks and hens); appearance of comb, wattles, and earlobes; color (everything from black-breasted red to silver laced); place of origin; conservation status; and special qualities (including longevity, size and quantity of eggs, quality of meat, and other relevant uses).And if youa#39;re curious to know which heritage turkeys are making a comeback, look no further.This definitive guide to North American barnyard and wild fowl includes a brief history of each breed, detailed descriptions of identifying ...
|Title||:||Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds|
|Publisher||:||Storey Publishing - 2007|