Traditional British Poultry Breeds

By Benjamin Crosby
ISBN: 9781847973375
PUBLISHED: 06/02/2012
PAGES: 144
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 248 colour photographs

A growing interest in keeping livestock and living sustainably has encouraged many people to keep poultry as part of a self-sufficiency dream. This book is a practical guide for both novice and experienced poultry-keeper alike. It identifies the basic British poultry breeds and assesses the qualities of each, explaining their attributes to help today's hobbyist understand which breeds are most suited to their needs. Detailed photographs clearly show the appearance of each breed and what should be looked for or avoided when selecting breeding stock.

This guide includes:

  • A study of thirty-eight British poultry breeds, including chickens, ducks and geese
  • Key characteristics of each breed
  • Breed history
  • Breeding and management requirements
  • The modern uses of each breed

RRP: £16.99
Our Price: £13.59

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