Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys: The Pocket Guide To 104 Essential Breeds

Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys: The Pocket Guide To 104 Essential Breeds

Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys: The Pocket Guide to 104 Essential Breeds

Poultry Breeds is a fresh field guide of feathered friends with stunning photos highlighting the beauty and unique attributes of 104 chicken, duck, goose, and turkey breeds. Each profile outlines the bird’s history, physical characteristics, and common uses, with specially noted fun facts sprinkled throughout. This pocket-size, browsable guide is easy to use, and author Carol Ekarius knows her birds: she has been writing about livestock for nearly 20 years and has raised her own for decades.

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Picture-Perfect Reference

Fowl facts mix with flashy feathers in this unique field guide. Profiles of 104 chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys highlight each breed's history, physical characteristics, and common uses. Little-known details are featured throughout, and stunning full-color portraits celebrate the beauty of barnyard birds.

About the Author

Carol Ekarius is the co-author of The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook, The Field Guide to Fleece, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Sheep, and she is the author of several books, including Small-Scale Livestock Farming, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds, and Storey’s Illustrated Breed Guide to Sheep, Goats, Cattle,...

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