Know Your Chickens by Jack Byard
Model Number: 9781912158478
Do you know your Rhode Island Red from your Scots Dumpy? Here is everything you need to identify the 44 most interesting chicken breeds, including the essential facts about each one:
Colour, size and feather pattern
History of the breed and its character
Country of origin and where found today
Type and number of eggs produced
Chickens have lived among us for at least 8,000 years, and their welfare on today’s commercial farms is under close scrutiny. Some of the breeds included here are rare and in need of our protection for their survival.