Brahma Chicken Image From Page 146 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874

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Image from page 146 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: hen never had aught to do with naming the Brahma fowl.I always opposed this bald nonsense, and would never permit Dr. Ben-nett, Mr. Cornish, or Mr. Anybody to thus misname my fowls. Every-body in England and America knew this ; though my name was, by others,sometimes mentioned in this connection. But, if Mr. Cornish, Dr. Bennett,or Mr. Wright; Dr. Gwynne, or Mr. Baily; Mr. Tegetmeier, or His EoyalHighness Prince Albert, chose (as some did, I believe, after a while) to callmy Gray Shanghaes Brahmas, could I help it ? I never called any oftheir fowls Gray Shanghaes, surely ! How a sensible man, who writes so cleverly as Wright does, usually, couldhave wrought himself up to penning such a tirade as he thus has, is morethan I can comprehend — since it is notorious that I opposed it in com-mittees ; in my writings; in conventions; in public and private ; first, last,and always, — upon the ever-constant principle that my fowls were GrayShanghaes 99 from the start, and not Brahmapootras. Text Appearing After Image: PEA-COMBED PARTRIDGE COCHIN HEX, 3 YEARS OLD 1874.From the original stock of C H. Edmonds, Melrose, Mass. BURN HAM VS. WEIGHT. 145 These had steadily been my assertions. Still, Mr. Wright kept calling mehard names, declaring that I u never had any genuine Brahmas (who says Idid ?), and that Burnham might have bred some tolerable imitation Brahmas(which I didnt). I had never even said I had any Brahmas w whatever, gen-uine or imitation ; that I ever tried to breed Brahmas, or pretended I did;I had never even called my fowls Brahmas/ and never would. And I surelymade no statement, oral or written, in which Mr. Cornishs fowls were involved,where I was a witness more or less reliable, as Mr. Wright states ; be-cause his u Chittagongs or u Brahmapootras, or whatever he named them,never interfered with my Gray Shanghaes any more than did Dr. Ben-netts Wild East-India Fawn-colored Dorkings, at this same periodnotable. Mr. Wright lays great stress on the fact that Burnham vainly tried to pur- 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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