American Standard of Perfection

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1905 - Poultry
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Page 35 - Wattles and Ear-Lobes — Bright red. Shanks and Toes — Yellow. Plumage — Grayish-white, each feather crossed by regular, narrow, parallel, sharply-defined, dark bars that stop short of positive black ; free from shafting, brownish tinge or metallic sheen ; the light and dark bars to be of nearly equal width and to extend throughout the length of the feathers in all sections of the fowl (on females, feathers having narrow, dark tips are preferred), the combination of overlapping feathers giving...
Page 295 - The regular meeting of this association shall be held at such time and place as shall be agreed upon by the executive committee, notice of which shall be given to all members. Five members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, but a less number may enter upon a discussion and adjourn till some future day.
Page 20 - A family of any variety of fowls bred in line -by descent by one fancier, or a successor, during a number of years, that has acquired individual characteristics which distinguish it more or less from other strains or specimens of the same variety.
Page 294 - ARTICLE IV.— OFFICERS. Section I. The officers of this association shall consist of a President...
Page 297 - President and provide him with the fullest measure of counsel and advice. In the event of the absence of the President or his inability to act the Presidentelect shall fulfill the duties of the President.
Page 293 - Chairman, senior in time of service as a member of the National Committee, but such call shall be issued at least ten (10) days in advance of the date of the proposed meeting. Upon written petition of sixteen (16) or more members of the National Committee, representing not less than sixteen (16) States, filed jointly or separately with the Chairman, asking for a meeting of the National Committee, it shall be the duty of the Chairman within ten (10) days...
Page 295 - ... of the Pacific Coast do constitute the following rules for their federative association: CONSTITUTION. — ARTICLE VIII. SECTION 1. Where a union desires to prevent a grievance to, or ask for a boycott for the council, the statement of the cause ot complaint, indorsed by a three-fourths vote of all the members present at a regular meeting...
Page 35 - Disqualifications RED in any part of plumage ; two or more solid black primaries, secondaries or main tail feathers ; shanks other than yellow, dark spots not to disqualify.
Page 20 - Symmetry — Perfection of proportion ; the harmony of all the parts or sections of a fowl, viewed as a whole, with regard to the standard type of the breed it represents. Tail-Coverts — The curved feathers in front Fig.
Page 151 - White-crested Black Bearded Golden Bearded Silver Bearded White Buff Laced Non-bearded Golden Non-bearded Silver Non-bearded White...

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