British Poultry Standards 6th edition is the official reference to all the recognized Poultry Standards in Great Britain. It contains complete specifications together with judging points for all standardized breeds and varieties, as compiled by the specialist Breed Clubs and recognized by the Poultry Club of Great Britain. Breeding and exhibiting poultry is a long-held tradition as well as a popular and rewarding hobby. The work of the Breed Clubs and the many dedicated breeders in preserving the pure breeds is vital in maintaining our breeds of poultry not only for the cultural heritage of future generations but also as a gene bank for the commercial world. Under the guardianship of the Poultry Club of Great Britain, this book details the authorized standards of excellence for each breed.