Poultry

Nature

Level: 2

Requirements

  1. Identify by description or from pictures at least five breeds of chickens such as:
    1. Plymouth Rock (any color)
    2. Wyandotte (any color)
    3. Rhode Island Red
    4. Orpington (any color)
    5. Leghorn (any color).
  2. State orally or write a short paragraph regarding the egg‑laying or meat‑producing qualities of each breed.
  3. Identify by description a Peking duck.
  4. Identify by description or from pictures three breeds of large domestic fowl such as the following turkeys:
    1. Mammoth Bronze turkey
    2. White Holland turkey
    3. Bourbon Red turkey.
  5. Identify by description or from pictures two breeds of Domestic geese such as:
    1. Toulouse goose
    2. Emden
    3. Chinese Geese
    4. Sebastopol Geese
    5. Cape Barren Goose
  6. Visit a poultry farm or Agricultural Fair and write a brief report on the various types of poultry observed.


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