Storey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry BreedsStorey s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds



No one knows for sure when the Houdan was developed, but it is a very old French breed. It is named for the town of Houdan, which lies about 100 miles west of Paris and has a long poultrymarket tradition, supplying the city with both ...

Author: Carol Ekarius

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ISBN: 9781612128436

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More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. From the Manx Rumpy to the Redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.

The Poultry KeeperThe Poultry Keeper



The Houdan Fowl . of a dark color at the base , and almost white at derous intent , is doing much for the cause in the point ; the cheeks red and free froin feathers ; that if he will , with watchfulness , point out all M. Rouiller ...

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ISBN: RUTGERS:39030035752676

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Popular PoultryPopular Poultry



exceeded , and from what we have found on this side of the English Channel there are many families of Houdans which average 150 per annum . The eggs are large , and from adult hens will weigh about seven to the pound .

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ISBN: NYPL:33433006528768

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Poultry WorldPoultry World



I find The Houdan is a French breed , deriving early maturity , super or market qualities , an ounce of care is worth a pound of cure . its name from a town of that name in and extraordinary laying capacity . This If the young fowls are ...

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Report of the Commissioners and Appendices A to S Report of the Commissioners and Appendices A to S



The cross of the Brahma and the Dorking will give us a larger framed fowl than the Dorking and with more flesh upon it , and makes a superior fowl in every way for the market . THE HOUDANS CROSSED FOR LAYING THE BLACK SPANISH .

Author: Ontario Agricultural Commission

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ISBN: MINN:31951D00262541X

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