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5-1959

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Issued May 1954
Approved for reprinting November 1959

Abstract

Farmers' Bulletin No. 2065
U.S. Department of Agriculture

The breeds and varieties of chickens discussed in this bulletin -- American, Asiatic, English, and Mediterranean -- are the ones most commonly used for the production of food.

American class:
Plymouth Rock
Plymouth Rock Bantam
Wyandotte
Wyandotte Bantam
Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island Red Bantam
Rhode Island White
New Hampshire
Jersey Giant
Java
Dominique
Chantecler
Lamona
Buckeye
Holland
Delaware

Asiatic class:
Brahma
Brahma Bantam
Cochin
Cochin Bantam
Langshan

English class:
Orpington
Cornish
Cornish Bantam
Dorking
Sussex
Redcap
Australorp

Mediterranean class:
Leghorn
Leghorn Bantam
Minorca
Minorca Bantam
Ancona
Spanish
Blue Andalusian
Buttercup
Catalana

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