Jack Byard (10)

Know Your Chickens

ISBN: 97819065853303

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

This title introduces 44 breeds of chicken which can be seen pecking an preening in Britain today. Jack accompanies each with a description of the animal's appe...


This title introduces 44 breeds of chicken which can be seen pecking an preening in Britain today. Jack accompanies each with a description of the animal's appearance and explains the different colours and patterns which appear within the breed. Jack has thoroughly researched the history of each animal and its breeding. He also gives details of their personalities and egg-laying and flying abilities. Among others, Jack introduces the lazy Barnvelder, friendly Belgian D'Uccle, the high-flying Ancona and the 'French Poodle of the chicken world' - the Faverolles. This fascinating range of breeds is sure to make anyone a chicken enthusiast. The book is designed for novices but an established enthusiast will find no shortage of interest.


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Pages: 64


Dimensions: 155 x 104 mm


$17.99
Know Your Pigs

ISBN: 9781912158546

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

From the American Guinea Hog who loves a good belly rub, to the hardy Yorkshire who is happiest foraging outdoors, this fascinating guide will turn both young a...


From the American Guinea Hog who loves a good belly rub, to the hardy Yorkshire who is happiest foraging outdoors, this fascinating guide will turn both young and old into a pig enthusiast. Did you know that wild razorback hogs probably were imported into the United States from Russia during the 19th century? This little book is filled with the history and characteristics of the most popular breeds of pigs in the world!


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Pages: 64


Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2020


Tags: April 2020   Agriculture
$22.00
Know Your Donkeys & Mules

ISBN: 9781912158560

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

Did you know that the Bourbonnais Donkey drinks 4 gallons of water a day? Discover interesting facts about 24 breeds, including their appearance, history and br...


Did you know that the Bourbonnais Donkey drinks 4 gallons of water a day? Discover interesting facts about 24 breeds, including their appearance, history and breeding, and uses in agriculture and tourism. From the critically endangered Abyssinian, to the speedy Onager who can run at 40 MPH over a 15-mile stretch, this fascinating guide will turn both young and old into a donkey and mule enthusiast. Donkeys really aren't stubborn; they just have a strong instinct for self-preservation! Adults and kids alike will enjoy learning about the many characteristics of these gentle and docile animals.


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Pages: 80


Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm


Publication Date: 09-04-2020


Tags: April 2020   Agriculture
$22.00
Know Your Horses

ISBN: 9781912158492

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Companion House

Do you know what breeds of horses are on the brink of extinction? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about more than 40 breeds of horses, hist...


Do you know what breeds of horses are on the brink of extinction? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about more than 40 breeds of horses, history, appearances, uses, roles in human history, and other fun facts. From working to racing horses and common to rare, learn all about these beautifully majestic animals with this fascinating guide and Know Your Horses!


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Pages: 96


Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$17.99
Know Your Chickens

ISBN: 9781912158478

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Companion House

Did you know that Barnvelder chickens are known for being lazy while Belgian D’Uccle chickens are known for being friendly? Impress friends and relatives with...


Did you know that Barnvelder chickens are known for being lazy while Belgian D’Uccle chickens are known for being friendly? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about more than 40 breeds of chickens from around the world, including their history, personality, egg-laying and flying abilities, and other fun facts. From knowing what chickens are considered the “French Poodles of the world” to which ones can fly the highest, learn all about these diverse – and sometimes rare – animals with this fascinating guide and Know Your Chickens! • Features over 40 popular breeds of chickens, each receiving its own full-page spread • Provides fun facts highlighting their characteristics, history, personality, capabilities, and more • Includes distinctive, high-quality photography of each breed • Its compact size makes it fun and easy to flip through for fast and interesting info


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Pages: 96


Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$17.99
Know Your Cows

ISBN: 9781912158461

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Companion House

Did you know that Bad-Tempered Bradford Cattle are used for rodeos? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about 45 breeds of cattle, including th...


Did you know that Bad-Tempered Bradford Cattle are used for rodeos? Impress friends and relatives with interesting facts about 45 breeds of cattle, including their appearance, personality, history, breeding, milk-producing capabilities, and other fun facts. From the strong Ayrshire who produces ideal milk for ice cream, to the pampered Wagyu, whose beef is said to reduce cholesterol, this fascinating guide will turn both adults and children into cow enthusiasts.


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Pages: 96


Dimensions: 178 x 127 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$17.99
Know Your Sheep

ISBN: 9781905523832

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

For each breed he dedicates two pages, the left being a full page high-quality picture and the right giving a brief but comprehensive description of the appeara...


For each breed he dedicates two pages, the left being a full page high-quality picture and the right giving a brief but comprehensive description of the appearance, history and uses of each sheep. Only the size of a postcard, the book fits perfectly into a rucksack or pocket so is ideal for the interested rambler who is keen to discover more about the flock fleeing from him at the time. Clear color photographs taken of sheep 'straight from the field' illustrate the immense diversity within this species.


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Pages: 88


Dimensions: 155 x 104 mm


$17.99
Know Your Cattle

ISBN: 9781905523924

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide...


Jack has researched 41 of the breeds of cattle which you would be most likely to see grazing Britain's farms. They are presented here in a handy reference guide. For each animal, he gives a description of their appearance, a brief history and considers their uses today. In this title, each text is accompanied by a full page colour picture of the animals in their natural environments. Only the size of a postcard, the book fits into small hands or the rucksack or pocket of the interested rambler. It is the perfect gift for adults and children alike. "Know Your Cattle" is the third book in the popular "Know Your" series. In this series, "Know Your Sheep" and "Know Your Tractors" are also available.


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Pages: 96


Dimensions: 155 x 104 mm


$17.99
Know Your Pigs

ISBN: 9781906853112

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Old Pond

This selection of 28 breeds includes pigs of every shape and size from the traditional Tamworth to the exotic Kune Kune and commercial hybrids. Many can be seen...


This selection of 28 breeds includes pigs of every shape and size from the traditional Tamworth to the exotic Kune Kune and commercial hybrids. Many can be seen in Britain while a few are extremely rare.


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Pages: 64


Dimensions: 155 x 104 mm


$17.99
Know Your Hobby Animals : A Breed Encyclopedia

ISBN: 9781497100879

Author: Jack Byard    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Know Your Hobby Animals is an essential guide to discovering many interesting facts about 194 popular breeds of chickens, pigs, goats, cows and sheep. A complet...


Know Your Hobby Animals is an essential guide to discovering many interesting facts about 194 popular breeds of chickens, pigs, goats, cows and sheep. A complete compilation of the most popular farm animals within the Know Your... series, you'll learn all about each breed's unique characteristics, history, breeding, personality and more. Fun and fascinating, this engaging and collective guide will turn both the young and old into farm animal enthusiasts!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 178 x 230 mm


Publication Date: 12-05-2020


$45.00
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