Brahma Chicken Image From Page 121 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874


Image from page 121 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: es dis-tinctly marked ; body plumage clean white and black; fluff rich and soft, andheavily feathered legs, without hock-feathers, &c. The hen must be similarin color, with the pencilling of the neck flowing well down to the shoulders,and clearly defined. Now it is desirable to produce these show-birds as nearto perfection as it is possible to attain, and the younger fancier is desirousto know how he shall accomplish this. As I have said, this is not easy to compass. It can result only throughcareful manipulation, and it does not usually occur without repeated experi-ments; though, with proper caution, and the exercise of fair common sense,the chances are in favor of a successful result, at any time. I have bred agreat many birds, and I have been often disappointed; and, on the other hand,I have frequently realized extraordinary success, when I least expected it, inmy experimental experience. I have found, as a good general rule, with the Light Brahmas, in order to THE CHINA FOWL. Text Appearing After Image: ENGLISH PRIZE 11 LIGHT BRAHMA HEN, TWO YEARS OLD, 1872, 73. SELECTI01T AND MATING. 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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