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Standard-Bred Poultry (Paperback) Loot Price: R353 Discovery Miles 3 530
Standard-Bred Poultry (Paperback): International Correspondence Schools
Standard-Bred Poultry (Paperback): International Correspondence Schools

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: STANDARD-BRED POULTRY (PART 2) PRINCIPLES OF POULTRY BREEDING DEFINITIONS 1. Science is knowledge gained and verified by observation and correct thinking. Knowledge gained by experience may be faulty, but if this has been proved or verified by repeated observation and clear thinking, it may be considered as reasonably correct. The science of poultry breed- Ing might be described as the acquired ability so to unite or mate true-bred males and females of a single variety as to produce from this mating offspring of a better quality than either one of the parents. To do this successfully demands mating in pairs, or what would give the same results, caring for the eggs in such manner that the breeder can with certainty identify both parents of the offspring. The practice of making use of scientific terms in treatises relating to poultry has become so prevalent that it might be of advantage to have the meaning of these recorded prior to taking up the several branches of scientific breeding. Not all of them can be explained within a reasonable space, but those most usually employed can be readily understood from a brief definition. An acquired character is one not native or innate, but gained by training or treatment. A habit, for instance, is acquired; ill temper may be acquired because of bad treatment: COPYRIGHTED BY INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK COMPANY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Atavism is the recurrence, in a descendant, of characters of a more or less remote ancestor instead of those of an immediate or near ancestor, or of any ancestral deformity or disease after its disappearance for one or more generations; intermittent heredity; reversion. A breed of fowls is a race, or a large group, the individuals of which maintain through successive generations a certain distinc...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2009
First published: August 2009
Authors: International Correspondence Schools
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 130
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-56015-3
Barcode: 9780217560153
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-56015-6

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