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What is a group that possesses a giving set of features, and if two individuals mated these features would be passed on to the offspring?

A breed

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What is a group of breeds originating from the same area?

A class

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What is a sub division of a breed?

A variety

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When were most of the breeds we have today developed?

Between 1875-1925

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What is a strain?

families or breeding populations possessing common traits

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What does ASA stand for?

American Standard Association

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What does ABA stand for?

American Bantam Association

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How many breeds of bantams exist?

Over 350

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What are the 6 breed classes?

American, Continental, Mediterranean, Asiatic, English, and all other standards

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American Class is made up of what birds?

Jersey Giants, New Hampshire Reds, Plymouth Rocks, Rhode Island Reds, Wyandottes, Buckeyes, Chanteclers, Delawares, Dominiques, Hollands, Javas, Lamonas

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Which Poultry from the American Class have Pea Combs?

Buckeyes, Chanteclers

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What skin color do the American Class Poultry have?

Yellow Skin

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What breeds are in the Asiatic Class?

Brahmas, Cochins, Langshans

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Which Breed from the Asiatic Class are mainly ornamental fowl?

Cochin

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Which two Breeds from the English Class do not find their origins in England?

Australorp, Dorkings

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What Breeds make up the English Class?

Australorp, Cornish, Dorkings, Orpingtons, Sussex, Red Caps

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Mediterranean Class is made up from what Breeds?

Anconas, Blue Andalusians, Leghorns, Minorcas, White-Faced Black Spanish, Buttercups, Catalanas

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What Breeds make up the Northern European Breeds?

Barnevelders, Campines, Hamburgs, Lakenvelders, Welsummers

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What are the other Standard Breed Classes?

Games, Modern Games, Orientals, Miscellaneous, Naked Necks, Araucanas