Brahma Chicken Image From Page 122 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874

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Image from page 122 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: ENGLISH PRIZE 11 LIGHT BRAHMA HEN, TWO YEARS OLD, 1872, 73. SELECTI01T AND MATING. Text Appearing After Image: 122 THE CHINA FOWL. breed a majority of the beautiful, so much admired, medium-pencilled-neckedpullets, in a given number of chickens, that a good vigorous ten and a half toeleven pound light hackled cock, see p. 115, at head of this chapter, short-legged, fully feathered on shank to the toes, with head well up, generouswattles, short full inclining (not upright) tail, square body, and flat saddle,coupled with longish-legged hens (or pullets) of pure white bodies, blacktipped lower wing feathers, clear black short tail, good fluffy thighs, heavilyfeathered shanks to the toes, small head and wattle, and a distinct, full, welldefined neck-hackle quite dark and even in pencilling, are the best to matein male and females, for the average production of these desirably plumedpullets. This union will give you more rich medium-pencilled evenlyhackled pullets than otherwise. The cocks that eventuate from such a unionwill not all be what you desire. And, if you wish to breed the more perfecthue 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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