Selected breeds of poultry

Selected breeds of poultry

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Selected breeds of poultry
name use class characteristics comments
Brahma mostly meat Asiatic stately, large with feathered shanks slow rate of growth
Leghorn eggs Mediterranean stylish carriage, yellow beak and skin numerous varieties
Plymouth Rock meat and eggs American long, fairly broad body several varieties, including Barred Plymouth Rock
Rhode Island Red meat and eggs American red colour, long rectangular body general-purpose breed
Wyandotte meat and eggs American round, low-set body with short back several varieties
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