Friday, March 2, 2012

Blog Book Tour Contest

Okay, here we are right down to the wire! Following are the questions you must answer correctly in order to win your copy of Gail Damerow's book, The Chicken Encyclopedia.

1. Name the breed of chicken that was first domesticated in Asia.

2. When baby chicks are first put into a brooder after hatching, what temperature should the brooder be set at for the first week?

3. Which Class of chickens mostly lays brown shelled eggs?

4. Name the classes of Bantams.

5. What was the original reason that chickens were first domesticated?

6. Which breed of chicken did Marco Polo make notes about?

7. Which breed of chicken has the distinction of being the smallest in the world?

Okay, not bad, right? Just provide the basic answer, one word, two words, whichever is correct. Remember to leave your primary email, or at least one that you check fairly often. Use the comment section at the bottom of this post.

7 comments:

  1. Red Junglefowl
    95 degree
    American Class
    Feather and Clean
    Cockfighting
    Silkie
    Serama

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  3. I thoroughly enjoyed your review. This sounds like a must-own book! Here are my contest answers.

    Fingers crossed!

    jewelia.k@gmail.com



    1. Red Jungle Fowl

    2. 95 Degrees Farenheit

    3. Asiatic, American, and English

    4. Single Comb Clean Legged, Rose Comb Clean Legged, All Other Comb Clean Legged, Feather Legged, Game, and Modern Game

    5. Cockfighting

    6. Silkie Bantam

    7. Serama Bantam

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  4. I only know a few answers -- but thanks for sharing the interview with Gail!

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  5. I'm not sure if mine was the deleted comment or not. I know I did post around that time. - Christina


    1. Name the breed of chicken that was first domesticated in Asia. - Red Junglefowl

    2. When baby chicks are first put into a brooder after hatching, what temperature should the brooder be set at for the first week? 90 to 95 degrees

    3. Which Class of chickens mostly lays brown shelled eggs? American

    4. Name the classes of Bantams. Asiatic

    5. What was the original reason that chickens were first domesticated? Cock Fighting

    6. Which breed of chicken did Marco Polo make notes about? Silkie

    7. Which breed of chicken has the distinction of being the smallest in the world? Serama Bantams

    Email: christina.jewell329@gmail.com

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  6. 1. Red jungle fowl (Gallus Gallus) 2. 95 degrees Fahrenheit 3. American mostly, but also French, English, non standard, and Holland. 4. Single Comb Clean Legged (SCCL), Rose comb clean legged (RCCL), All other comb clean legged (AOCCL), feather legged, and Game Bantam 5. Meat and eggs 6. Silkie 7. Malaysian Serama or Serama. My email is hesterbundrock@ymail.com. Thank you.

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  7. 1. Red Jungle Fowl
    2. 90-95 degrees
    3. Not sure exactly what you mean, but I'd say American class or Production class
    4. Modern Game, Old English, rose comb clean leg, single comb clean leg, all other comb clean leg, feather leg
    5. cockfighting
    6. silkies
    7. the smallest chickens are the Serama Bantam, although they are a rather new breed and I'm not sure they're recognized. Recognized breed would be the Dutch
    andrea@askforandrea.com

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