Extraordinary Chickens

Extraordinary Chickens

Book - 2000
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More than 160 photographs, most in full-color, accompanied by detailed commentary, capture the unusual world of exotic ornamental chickens, documenting breeds of all sizes, shapes, and colors that range from the Bearded Silkie and crested Polish to the Phoenix, whose tail feathers can exceed ten feet in length.

Book News
Presents intimate color portraits of 50 beautiful and unusual breeds of show chickens. Photos are grouped in 17 thematic sections including breeds like Frizzles and Silkies; types including game birds and decorative banties; and features that include muffs, fluffy top-knots, bloomers, warty or antler-like combs, and marvelous, clown-red wattles. Includes a brief preface and a description of the breeds. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2000.
ISBN: 9780810933439
Characteristics: 107 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.


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