The Game Fowl: Its Origin and History

The Game Fowl: Its Origin and History

Author: R. A. McIntyre

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1986520013


Page: 288

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This special re-print edition of R.A. McIntyre's book "The Game Fowl Its Origin and History" is a historical guide to the breeding and keeping of Game Fowl Chickens for fighting purposes. Written in 1906 and published originally by Grit and Steel during a period when the breeding and fighting of Game Fowls were a popular sport, this classic text on Game Fowl contains a treasure trove of information on the breeding and keeping of Game Fowl. Chapters include The Origin and History of Game Fowl, Famous Strains and Breeders, Cocking in Ireland, Cocking in Spain, Oriental Cock-fighting, The United States, Famous Cockpits, Breeding, Brood Stock, The Cock and the Hen, Mating Game Fowl, Breeding To Feather and Color, Inbreeding, Crossing, Breeding Places, Stags and Family Fights, Dubbing, Cocking Mains, Matching For Battle, The Cock House and Equipment and more. Also included is a treasury of rules on cockfighting, as well as descriptions and histories of numerous varieties of Game Fowl. 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. This book is presented as part of large series of educational material on the history and raising of numerous chicken breeds. The material presented herein contains information on the sport of cock fighting and is intended to be strictly for educational purposes with the purpose of enlightening Game Fowl breeders about the history of their breed. Publication of the material is neither an endorse