Brahma Chicken Image From Page 87 Of The China Fowl Shanghae Cochin And Brahma 1874


Image from page 87 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: rt, as I do. The pea-comb is the preferable one. The single-comb birds are and shouldbe discarded. But when, from any strain, only the pea-combs are produced,uniformly and unexceptionally, and I can be convinced of this fact, I want adozen fowls of that established, perfect, never-deviating breed of Brahmas orGray Shanghaes, upon my premises ; for which I will gladly pay their owner,for the transfer of said stock to my yards, ten times the sum that any pur-chaser in America will pay for them ; since, though I have had no difficulty inpreserving the color of my stock, in its shades of light and dark (never oncehaving bred from my Gray Shanghaes a buff fowl, as some old Brahmabreeders say they have from their strains), I have not been so fortunate, inmy five-and-twenty years experience with this race, as to be able to avoidbreeding both the single and the pea-combs, in my flocks ; and this, too, fromthe very beginning down to the year 1874. While, at this time, I venture THE CHINA FOWL. Text Appearing After Image: 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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