- Hardcover: 288 pages
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd; 1st Edition edition (10 Jun. 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1847971032
- ISBN-13: 978-1847971036
- Product Dimensions: 19 x 2.3 x 24.1 cm
- Average Customer Review: 11 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,116,613 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Popular Poultry Breeds Hardcover – 10 Jun 2009
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About the Author
David Scrivener has had a lifelong fascination with both the amazing range of shapes, sizes and colours of traditional poultry breeds, and the breeders who created them. He gained a National Diploma in Poultry (NDP) at Harper Adams Agricultural College, Shropshire, England, is a 'Panel A' poultry judge, and is Chairman of the Rare Poultry Society. Resident - Somerset
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Each of the 35 breeds has a well written and researched text covering history,description,management and breeding requirements. There are 180 good pictures plus notes on sub and related species.There are a numder of reproductions of artists drawings.
All in all an excellent and informative book for anyone interested in poultry and their breeding.
contains many reproductions of old prints and also includes top quality modern
photographs . 35 Chapters each containing well researched contents for 40 poultry
breeds detailing lots of historical information on the breeds featured .Very readable for both the amateur and experienced poultry enthusiasts wanting to
discover facts regrding their chosen breds. Modern poultry books of this quality
are hard to find or were until this came along !!!!.
Would i recommend this book -------without hesitation .
I would also check out other works by the same author all are top class poultry
books very readable presented well and hard to put down.
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