Written in 1879, this classic text on the Plymouth Rock contains everything a person would want to know about the history and general characteristics of the Plymouth Rocks, as well as how to breed and raise them. Chapter headings include The Poultry Business, The Original Plymouth Rocks, Origin of the Plymouth Rocks, The Improved Strain of Plymouth Rocks, Hardiness, Early Maturity, Productiveness, Table Quality, Fanciers, Mating and Breeding, In-and-In Breeding, Breeding for Utility, Care of Stock and much more.
Mr. Corbin's famous book represents the very earliest text on the Plymouth Rock Fowl and gives the most authoritative representation of the true origin of the breed and how the birds we know today first came about.
Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.