Standard varieties of chickens

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U.S. Dept. of Agriculture , Washington, D.C
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Statementby George E. Howard.
SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 51., Farmers" bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 51.
ContributionsBell, George Arthur, 1879-
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17024713M

The book’s glossary does not define the word standard, although the introduction states: “The aim of the Association has been to stabilize our economic and commercial breeds to uniform size, shape and color, with good production and practicability; with the provision that ornamental breeds, including the Bantam, be attractive, productive.

The American Standard of Perfection [Association, American Poultry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The American Standard of Perfection Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans A Complete Description of all Recognized Varieties of Fowls Various.

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Howard, George Arthur Bell. Title. Standard varieties of chickens. Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), Type. Book Material.

Published materialAuthor: Rob R. Slocum. The A-Z List of Breeds Ameraucana. The Ameraucana breed was (surprise!) created in the United States aroundrelatively late in the game with respect to most other breeds.

A derivative of the Chilean Araucana, American scientists bred the Ameraucana to preserve the distinctive light blue colored eggs of the Araucana, yet eliminate a gene that could cause chicks to die inside. There are nearly breeds and varieties of poultry that offer something for young and old alike The term poultry includes large and small bantam chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys and guinea fowl.

These domestic birds are an important part of the world’s commerce and industry as well as exhibiting them in a showroom. Title. Standard varieties of chickens. Related Titles. Contained In: U.S.

Dep't. Agric. Farmers' Bull. Internet Archive BookReader Standard varieties of chickens: II. The Mediterranean and Continental classes. For a number of years there has been a growing demand among poultry breeders for the publication by the American Poultry Association of what are popularly known as Separate Breed Standards — a series of books each one containing the official Standard description of a single breed, and in addition, reliable and authoritative information in regard to the actual breeding of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Slocum, Rob R. (Rob Roy), Standard varieties of chickens. Washington, D.C.: U.S.

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The American standard of perfection, illustrated. A /5(47). Ameraucana Large Fowl Ameraucana Bantam; Ameraucana large fowl are in the APA “All Other Standard Breeds” (AOSB) class of chickens.

They were admitted to the Standard in Ameraucana is a general purpose fowl and has a distinctive blue eggshell coloration.

Disqualifications include presence of ear tuffs and absence of beard & muffs. Standard-sized breeds are grouped by type or by place of origin; bantam breeds are classified according to type or physical characteristics Large breeds.

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The large breeds are divided into six classes – American, Asiatic, Continental, English, Mediterranean, and All Other Standard Breeds – largely according to their place of origin. Standard Varieties of Chickens: V. The Bantam Breeds and Varieties.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Division of Animal Husbandry, "Bantam chickens have a strong appeal to grown people and to children alike. Interest in them is widespread.

They are bred extensively for exhibition and are kept also as pets and as utility fowl. The American Standard of Perfection is a wonderful book published by the American Poultry Association. In it you will find all kinds of valuable information on all of the breeds of chickens that are recognized by this group.

Their main purpose is to list characteristics of each breed at their highest level. This information is. For some reason I think the ABA has their own standard, the SOP has a bantam section, but it basically says "same as LF" and gives weights.

I have seen pages from the standard for bantams, and it goes into more detail than the APA's SOP. So do make sure you know which standard you are getting. The Wyandotte standard and breed book; a complete description of all varieties of Wyandottes, with the text in full from the latest () rev.

of the American standard of perfection, as it relates to all varieties of Wyandottes. Also, with treatises on breeding, rearing, feeding, housing, conditioning for exhibitions, exhibiting-etc.

Ameraucana Large Fowl Chickens. Ameraucana large fowl are in the APA “All Other Standard Breeds” (AOSB) class of chickens. They were admitted to the APA Standard in the years noted, below, after each varieties name.

Ameraucana is a general purpose fowl and has a distinctive blue eggshell coloration. Product Information: This special re-print edition of the USDA's book "Standard Varieties of Chickens: The Asiatic, English and French Classes" contains a treasure trove of information on chicken n inthe rarity of original copies has brought forth the demand for this much needed reprint of this important historic work on chicken breeds, including the Brahma, Seller Rating: % positive.

There are hundreds of chicken breeds in existence. Domesticated for thousands of years, distinguishable breeds of chicken have been present since the combined factors of geographical isolation and selection for desired characteristics created regional types with distinct physical and behavioral traits passed on to their offspring.

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The physical traits used to distinguish chicken. According to the American Standard of Perfection guidebook, efforts should be made to achieve an even tone of golden buff.

Theo Hewes’ book about Wyandottes in Colors and How to Judge Them reveals the in depth background of this Wyandotte chicken recognized variety Buff Laced, as well as some of the most common flaws when breeding it.

Written around World War One, this book sheds much light on the history of this breeds, as well as how to breed and select them.

Included is a "complete description of all varieties of Wyandottes, with the text in full of the American Standard of Perfection as it relates to all varieties of Wyandotte. Standard varieties of chickens: V.

The Bantam breeds and varieties / (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, ), by Rob R. Slocum (page images at HathiTrust) The bantam fowl; a description of all standard breeds and varieties of bantams, and of.

Below are listed all the recognized breeds and varieties of chickens as recognized by the American Poultry Association.

The breeds and varieties are listed in the publication entitled American Standard of Perfection, Additional information for each breed of chicken, including illustrations, can be found in this publication. File Size: 29KB. (APA) issues a book called the American Standard of Perfection (available at ).

This book contains a complete description of each of the more than recognized breeds and varieties. Such things as size, shape, color, and physical features are described and illustrated in detail. Common comb types Single Pea Rose. The Chicken Breed Selector: Standardised Breeds.

Chicken Breeds pages can be seen by clicking on the links below. From the large fowl like Australorps or Orpingtons to the smaller bantams like the Dutch, Belgian or Japanese, there’s usually a. Standard Perfection Poultry Book: The Recognized Standard Work on Poultry, Turkeys, Ducks and Geese, Containing a Complete Description of All the Vari by Shoemaker, C.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Standard-bred Poultry. Published by the International Textbook Company for International Correspondence Schools, the volume has much detail on individual breeds and is nicely illustrated in color. Department of Agriculture.

Farmers Bulletin No. Standard Varieties of Chickens. - chicken types and different breeds know how. See more ideas about Chickens backyard, Chicken breeds and Raising chickens pins.Judging Six Common Varieties of Chickens BY S. J. MARSDEN REVISED BY H. E. ALDER 1 EXHIBITION judging is based on the two factors o£ type and color, each counting about half in the placing of birds in the poultry show.

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A breed is defined as a race of fowls having certain characteristics of shape and size.The presence of a muff of feathers around the ears and a beard under the chin is a Silkie breed standard for poultry shows and breeding programs.

However, not all Silkies have these traits. Chicken keepers must take the time to seek out bearded silkie breeders if this is a .