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DOMESTIC FOWL More detailed information on domestic fowl may be found in the following reference: Somes, R. G., Jr. 1978. Registry of poultry genetic stocks. A directory of specialized lines and strains, mutations, breeds and varieties of chickens, Japanese quail and turkeys in North America, England, France, Spain and the Netherlands. Bulletin 446. Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, The University of Connecticut, Storrs. 76 pp. A copy of the directory may be obtained by writing to Dr. Somes at the following address: Dr. Ralph G. Some s, Jr. Professor of Animal Genetics Nutritional Sciences Department University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut 06268 7

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72 DOMESTIC TOLL Breed or Stock Mating Designation System Comments Code CHICKENS (Gall us domesticus) Bantam Outbred Thr Comet Crossbred available in May Hab Cornish, Heavy White Crossbred Hab Golden Buff [silver Crossbred available March-May; Hab factor, White chicks, eggs, & embryos Plymouth Rock x available Rhode Island Red] Leghorn Outbred Tdm Leghorn, White Linebred immunizations: Marek's Cof Disease Outbred Roc animals available within Shw 50 mile radius of Philadelphia; chicks, fertile eggs, & embryos available -- chicks & embryos avail- Spa able Long Island Red Outbred Tdm New Hampshire Linebred immunizations: Marek's Cof Disease New Hampshire Red Outbred Thr Plymouth Rock, Barred Linebred "U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Hab clean;" immunizations: Newcastle Disease, Marek's Dis- ease; chicks, eggs, & available; custom hatching available Linebred immunizations: Marek's Cof Disease

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73 DOMESTIC FOWL Breed or Stock Mating Designation System Comments Code CHICKENS (Callus domesticus) - cont. Plymouth Rock, White Linebred Rhode Island Red Linebred Sex-Linked tPhode Crossbred Island Red x Bar- red Plymouth Rock] Silver [Rhode Island Crossbred Red x silver factor, White Plymouth Rock] immunizations: Marek's Cof Disease immunizations: Marek's Cof Disease Linebred "U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid Hab clean;" breeders available; chicks, eggs, & embryos available; custom hatching available chicks, eggs, & embryos Hab available; custom hatching available chicks, eggs, & embryos Hab available; custom hatching available Mixed Breeds Outbred Roc Tdm Various Breeds DUCKS Muscovy ( Cairina Outbred moschata ) Cla immunizations: Marek's Hab Disease, Newcastle Disease; chicks, eggs, & embryos available; custom hatching available supplies only fertile eggs; SPF, Cofal negative; immunizations: Marek's Disease (if requested) Lie chicks, fertile eggs, & Tow embryos available Thr

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74 DOMESTIC FOWL Breed or Stock Mating Designation System Comments Code DUCKS - cont. Pekin ( Anas Outbred Thr pl atyrhynchos) Mixed Breeds Outbred Roc Various Breeds -- Cla GEESE (Anser anser) Grey Toulouse White Embden Outbred goslings available in Adv spr~ng Thr goslings available in Adv spring Outbred Thr Mixed Breeds Outbred Roc Various Breeds Outbred Cla TURKEYS (Mel eagri s gal l opavo ) Bronze Outbred Thr Nicholais Outbred Tdm White Outbred Thr Mixed Breeds Outbred Roc Tdm