Brahma Chicken Image From Page 127 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874


Image from page 127 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: 126 THE CHINA FOWL. Text Appearing After Image: SELECTION AND MA TING. 127 opinion, that all this stock comes from the same original parentage, —to wit,my first two lots of Gray Shanghaes, of 1849 and 50.* Upon the subject of the point in Brahmas known as the pea-comb, — whichfowls of both colors and sexes must nowadays have nicely developed to qualifythem to compete in the show-rooms, — I have to say that this peculiar forma-tion was also original in America, and that Dr. John C. Bennett thus namedit at an early day. And below I give an extract from an article furnishedby me to u The London Poultry Review, in the spring of 1874: — u I will briefly refer in this paper to a peculiar characteristic of this raceof poultry, which has been the cause of much discussion; and that is the pea-comb of the Brahmas. One English writer says, The only difficult pointwith the Brahmas is their variety of comb. Another asserts that the pea-combed Brahma cannot be a Shanghae fowl. Well, let us see about this.A third adds, c If it be so, and 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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