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

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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: Text Appearing After Image: HORACE LINGWOODS ENGLISH PRIZE DARK BRAHMA COCK, BRED IN 1872. SHANGHAE, COCHIN, BRAHMA. 87 further to predict, that the day is not far distant, when, upon other coloredShanghae varieties, or Cochins as we all now call them, this pea-combwill be bred universally, in preference to the single combs; as I know, justnow, it is being successfully established by one American breeder, in perfec-tion, in Massachusetts,* upon * the splendid u Partridge Cochins ; and thisadornment for the head of both varieties of the Brahmas, it needs not to berepeated, is the only style of comb that fanciers should breed, to be in thefashion. Single-comb Brahmas have no value nowadays for the shows. In all the public discussions, the Cornish-Chamberlin-Bennett theory advo-cates avoid alluding to the superb Dark variety of Brahmas which I firstsent out to Europe, in 1853. None of these men refer to this splendid strain,which at once surprised and interested English breeders as intensely as hadthe beautiful ear 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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