Breeding & Genetics books

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sara, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    What do you recommend? I have a basic knowledge of breeding, but want to read and learn more so I can take it to the next level. What's your favorite book on the subject? [​IMG]
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I'd love to see some responses on this as well. It would be neat to have a good reference available.
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    I started to ask this question the other day as well. Then my mind wondered. [​IMG] I cant wait to see the responses.
  5. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Songster

    Well here is just one of many out there..
    an introduction to the color forms of the domestic fowl..

    one for buff: its Called Buff coloration,by D.J Honour was a free one if it can be found yet online, it is really the best Ive seen in theory's on buff and lots of formulas and things used in working with them, its was huge file but was worth the down load, about 300 or more pages easily! it was a big down load had the printer smokin...

    Last edited: Feb 14, 2009
  6. blackdotte

    blackdotte Songster

    Nov 18, 2008
    The link you are looking for is
    The book is Genetics of Poultry Colours- The Basics, US distributor's email is [email protected]
    If you go to, you click on the book & then on the right hand column to get a look at it.

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