Brahma Chicken Image From Page 104 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874


Image from page 104 of "The China fowl : Shanghae, Cochin, and "Brahma."" (1874)

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Identifier: chinafowlshangha00burn_0 Title: The China fowl : Shanghae, Cochin, and "Brahma." Year: 1874 (1870s) Authors: Burnham, Geo. P. (George Pickering), 1814-1902 Subjects: Poultry breeds Cochin chicken Brahma chicken Publisher: Melrose, Mass. : [s.n.] Boston : Press of Rand, Avery & Co. Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: because they are certainly very pleasant to contemplate ;and it may he that some of our enterprising American amateurs or fanciers willbe tempted to strive to breed quite up to such models. It may be that it hasbeen done in England. But we doubt if any such birds were ever produced,through former or modern efforts. At the same time, we commend theseto the notice of the reader, as rare models indeed ; and trust that some Yankeebreeder may succeed in producing their equals, sooner or later. Of one thingwe feel pretty certain: none of us will ever contrive to excel them. In the Light variety, we can equal the English, and give them odds, yet.No samples, to our eye, have ever been bred abroad, of this color, such as a TRIO OF DARK BRAHMAS. Imported by S. H. Seamans, Esq., Wauwatosa, Wis. Choice specimens of this variety are bred also by Wills & Peter, Bloomington,111; C. G. Sanford,Providence, R.I.; E. J. Taylor, Waterloo, N.Y.; W. S. Randall, Mich., etc. SHANGHAI, COCHIN, BRAHMA. 103 Text Appearing After Image: MODEL OF AN AMERICAN LIGHT BRAHMA HEN, TWO YEARS OLD. dozen leading American fanciers have in their yards to-day, by scores; while,at the public exhibitions of the past three or four years in the EasternStates, as well as at Philadelphia, Penn., and at Buffalo, N.Y., individualcocks and hens of the Light Brahmas have been shown that have never beenequalled in Great Britain, and will be hard to beat in this country, in the 104 THE CHINA FOWL. future. And we now refer especially to the prize Light Brahmas at the Bos-ton show in February, 1874, the contributions of Messrs. Sturtevant of Fra-mingham, and Mr. Buzzell of Clinton, Mass., and also to the Plaisted andCarpenter fowls, as now being bred in Hartford, Conn. It is not my design in these pages to argue the question of origin. Ihave stated and will state only patent facts regarding the nativity of myown stock, and shall quote such accounts as I can find, or am familiar with,in reference to the stock of other importers. If what I reco Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.


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