|Poultry in a pocket-size
book? Why not, when the birds in question are neatly corralled into an
appealing little volume, just right for gift giving, easy browsing, or
tucking into a bag or pocket for quick reference at a poultry show or
More than 100 poultry pals show their amazing colors in full-page
images that capture their good looks and lively personalities.
Intricate feather patterns, imposing crests and wattles, and grinning
beaks are just a few of their appealing features. From laying hens to
heritage turkeys to adorable ducks, here are all the common barnyard
favorites, plus rare breeds from around the world.
Facing each poultry portrait is an informational page offering facts
about the breed and a handy at-a-glance reference bar identifying the
type of poultry (chicken, turkey, duck, goose), its primary use
(laying, meat, game, or ornamental bird), and its conservation status.
Breeders, enthusiasts, and anyone who has ever paused to admire a
handsome chicken will be delighted by the photographs and enlightened
by the breed profiles in Pocketful of
Pocketful of Poultry
by Carol Ekarius