Item description for Cocking Science (History of Cockfighting Series) (History of Cockfighting Series) by "OLD FAMILY"...
COCKING SCIENCE by "OLD FAMILY" - Originally published in 1939 and never before reprinted. This edition is republished as part of Read Country Book's "History of Cockfighting" series. The book was written as a guide for the Game Fowl Beginner and its 88 pages cover, "The Breeding, Rearing, Conditioning and Fighting of Game Fowl From a Scientific Point of View." It shows the best methods for 'Pure-Line Breeding' as well as scientific formulae for developing strains. It is a fascinating and informative book, written in plain english, containing much advice that is still of practical use to poultry breeders today. A must for the cockfighting historian. Chapters are: Types, Selecting the Trio, Conformation, The Hen, Breeding Requirements, inbreeding, Culling, Dubbing, Walking, Care of Coop-walked Fowl, The Keep, Feed in Keep, Breeding Fundamentals, Mendel's Laws, Mendelian Methods, Hybridization, The 4-Way Cross, Diseases: Roup, Chicken Pox, White Diarrhea, Pullorum Disease, Salpingitis, Aspergillosis, Cholera.
Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. READ COUNTRY BOOKS are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 4, 2005
Publisher Read Country Books
ISBN 1905124252 ISBN13 9781905124251
Availability 139 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 27, 2016 05:14.
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