Art and Science in Breeding: Creating Better Chickens

The Art and Science of Breeding: Creating Better Chickens

Art and Science in Breeding tells the fascinating story of the development of the poultry industry in nineteenth- and twentieth-century North America, demonstrating how turning a craft into a science is much more complicated – and intriguing! –than is generally assumed. Margaret Derry provides important context for the story , effectively interweaving  its many threads. As such, this book will engage a range of scholars in the history of science and technology, agriculture, animal studies, and general history.