This bulletin describes how to measure a chicken to determine market type. It illustrates the four principle breeds (Barred Plymouth Rock, White Wyandotte, Rhode Island Red, and White Leghorn) to show the relationship of desired body type to live bird outline and describes the desirable features for skin texture, bone, feathering and size for age.
Cover title., "Issued October, 1935. First printing.", Issued also in French under title: Types de volailles pour la production de la chair., and Historical publication digitized by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.