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Poultry breeding notebook '02 I 700-865' [1902 notebook I], Feb. 1902 - July 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10161/1/1/9
Poultry breeding notebook '02 I 700-865' [1902 notebook I]
Poultry breeding notebook '02 I 700-865' [1902 notebook I]

Scope and Contents

Laboratory notebook containing records for poultry breeding lines W 700-885 (birds which hatched between February and April 1902).

Entries for each bird include notes on colour, comb and other physical characteristics or oddities (e.g. crooked toes), state of health, and cause of death, etc. The entry for bird W 821 includes two drawings of its unusual beak [page 128]. Some birds are marked ‘gone to Edith’ [Edith Rebecca Saunders], e.g. W 789 [page 96] and W 792-793 [pp. 99-100].


  • Creation: Feb. 1902 - July 1903


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1 volume(s) (173 pp) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

There is a feather attached to [page 89]. Pp.2-6r are blank. 205 x 130 mm

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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