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DORKING RESOURCES


this page originally was at: http://erinrac.com/poultry/dorking/resources.htm but it will be easier for me to maintain here

CLUBS

Dorking Club Denmark - http://dorkingbreed.homestead.com/dorking.html

Dorking Friends of France - http://dorking.monsite.wanadoo.fr/index.jhtml

German Dorking Club - http://www.dorking.de/

Sussex, Orpington & Dorking Club Netherlands - http://www.nsodc.nl/

Dorking Breed Club (UK) - Breed Club Secretary: Mrs V.Roberts, Heather Bank, Hillings lane, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AU

Dorking Club of North America - Breed Club Secretary: Phillip Bartz, 1269 Perbix Rd, Rt. 1, Chapin, IL 62628, 217-243-9229 http://www.dorkingclub.homestead.com/

Dorking Club France - contact Nicolas Alarion alarionnicolas@hotmail.com [added Feb 06]

Dorking Breeders Club - www.dorkingbreedersclub.com based in the USA, founded by Jim Parker [added Jan 09]

Dorkings in Australia http://groups.google.com/group/dorkings

Dorking Breeders Group Australasia (July 2010) http://australiandorkings.webnode.com/

BREEDERS


AUSTRALIA

~ Margaret Goodwin, Victoria ph 03 5763 2446
article including info on buying eggs from Marg http://www.pembrookeplantsandpoultry.com.au/newsletters/Buying_fertile_eggs_Australasian_Poultry_article_Jul2010.pdf

~Jan Irving, Victoria - http://erinrac.com/farm/contents.php?tablewidth=80§ionid=25 birds only - no eggs contact Jan

~see also

~~DORKINGS IN AUSTRALIA http://groups.google.com/group/dorkings

~~DORKING BREEDERS GROUP AUSTRALASIA(July 2010) http://australiandorkings.webnode.com/


NEW ZEALAND

~ no info on hand - let me know!

ART PRINTS

Muttart for MC Fletcher, including Dorking and daisies and Seeing Double - http://www.muttart.com/index.htm

framed collection of lovely Dorking photos by Arthur Rice - http://www.poultryphotos.co.uk/dorking_montage.htm

lovely Dark Dorking hen print at Keepers Lodge Poultry - http://www.keeperslodgepoultry.co.uk/ch_birds.htm

unique Dorking portrait - http://www.jdhodges.com/posters/silver-grey-dorking-poster-994662.html

lovely print by Elizabeth Everill the signed limited edition A4 prints cost 10.00 plus postage. Elizabeth Everill, Glencotho Lodge, Broughton, Biggar, Scottish Borders ML12 6JF, UK Tel. 01899 830276 email betty@everill.fslife.co.uk Other poultry breeds are also available [added April 06]

splendid poultry paintings by Emma Curtis http://www.ejcurtis.co.uk/gallery_68804.html

[added Aug 08]

cups, t-shirts, etc

Erinrac.com poultry gifts- http://erinrac.com/poultry/

BOOKS

the Dorking book from Erinrac - http://erinrac.com/poultry/dorkingbook.htm

Dr Joseph Batty HARRISON WEIR AUTHOR, ARTIST & POULTRYMAN Beech Publishing House 2005 ISBN 1857364112 contains many more Weir Dorking portraits - shop the world at ABEbooks.com!

Dr Joseph Batty THE SUSSEX and DORKING FOWLS Beech House Publishing 1996 ISBN 1857361660 - shop the world at ABEbooks.com

John Palmer ARNOLD BOOKS excellent range of antiquarian & secondhand poultry books http://www.ilab-lila.com/arnoldbooks

Older titles available free online

The Book of the Dorking http://www.archive.org/details/bookofdorking00stod

by HH Stoddard 1886 (USA)

Fowls; a treatise on the principal breeds. With which is repr. the 3rd ed. of The Dorking fowl (1860) by John Baily http://www.archive.org/details/fowlsatreatiseo00bailgoog

OTHER BREEDS AND RESOURCES

Chicken Box superb reference resource for all sorts of poultry www.kippengrabbelton.be/engles/start.htm

Heritage Poultry Stud [Australia] - good range of poultry books and poultry items, including "Poultry Books: An Australian Bibliography" by Adrian Kuys & "The Sussex" by Peter Smith - www.heritagepoultry.net

excellent resource for all sorts of info, Chicken Resources on the Web: http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chlinks.html

a fabulous book of lots of old show poultry photos for all sorts of breeds Ian Kay STAIRWAY TO THE BREEDS Scribblers Publishing 1997 ISBN 1871644046 very hard to find but try shopping the world at ABEbooks.com

an excellent introduction to general poultry genetics Fred P Jeffrey BANTAM BREEDING AND GENETICS Spur Publications 1977 ISBN 0904558320 - shop the world at ABEbooks.com

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