Brahma Chicken Image From Page 126 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874


Image from page 126 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: e Brahmas. The annexed illustration repre-sents a model young cock of theso-called Cornish-Chamberlin strainof u Light Brahmas, which*Mr. C.C. Plaisted of Connecticut states, inAugust, 1874, he has been breedingfrom during the present season.Having examined Mr. Plaistedsstock in his runs this summer, I amconstrained to say that this picturedoes not do his fine birds justice, atall. But this cut is put forth torepresent his Charoberlin strain,as he has perfected it, after breedingthis same stock steadily for some twenty years, so he affirms. The readercan judge, by referring to other authentic drawings in this volume, hownearly this strain (from the delineations given by different artists) is like myoriginal Light Grays, and Dr. Bennetts, as portrayed in 1850, 51, ?52, onpages 67, 69, and 137, 138. In this upright, long, rangy outline, the dis-tinction (if there be any) presents but the slightest difference, to our eye.And this portrait in 1874 only goes to confirm my early and chronic Text Appearing After Image: 126 THE CHINA FOWL. 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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