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Rare Poultry Breeds

By David Scrivener

ISBN: 9781861268891
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 2006
PAGES: 272
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 237 colour photographs

Rare Poultry Breeds covers virtually every rare breed that is likely to be encountered by poultry fanciers. It provides a detailed reference guide to the rarest, most obscure and, in a few cases, even extinct breeds of chickens and bantams that are often not mentioned in poultry books. One of the main reasons why fanciers keep particular breeds is that they wish to have 'a small piece of history' running around their garden. Accordingly, this book has a strong historical content.

A meticulously researched, encyclopaedic reference work that covers well over 160 rare breeds of chickens Contains detailed historical information, descriptions of the breeds and advice about special management requirements Packed with facts and details, drawn together from a wide range of sources, that would otherwise be difficult to find Beautifully illustrated with over 230 photographs, all in full colour.

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