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Author: Shewring, Adam.
Title: The plain dealing poulterer: or, A poulterer's shop opened with all sorts of ware, and how to know the young from the old, being dead or alive. Also how to feed and fatten fowl in a short time, with other things necessary to be known. Very useful for gentlemen and other[s,] that they may not be deceived. By Adam Shewring, a Poulterer.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The plain dealing poulterer: or, A poulterer's shop opened with all sorts of ware, and how to know the young from the old, being dead or alive. Also how to feed and fatten fowl in a short time, with other things necessary to be known. Very useful for gentlemen and other[s,] that they may not be deceived. By Adam Shewring, a Poulterer.
Shewring, Adam.

London: printed for C. Brome, at the Gun at the West-end of Saint Paul's, 1695.
Notes:
Below imprint: Price stitched four pence.
Imperfect; pages stained, title page torn, with some loss of text.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Poultry -- Feeding and feeds -- Early works to 1800.
Poultry breeds -- England -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A59959.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE EPISTLE To the READER.
The Plain-dealing POULTERER.
First of Water-fowl.
A Swan and Synet, and other Broad-footed Fowl.
A Wild Goose.
A Brand Goose.
A Tame Goose.
A Tame Goose dry pull'd.
A Wild Duck.
A Tame Duck.
Teals.
Land Wiggens.
A Pintail.
A Water Wiggen.
A Fowl called a Nun.
A Whewar.
A Curlew.
A Stone-Curlew.
An Olive.
A Stent.
Several sorts of LAND-FOWL.
A Bustar.
A Fesant Cock.
A Fesant Hen.
A Fesant Powt.
A Heath Cock.
A Heath Powt-male.
A Growse which is grayer than the Cock.
A Woodcock.
A Partridge.
A Snipe.
A Green Plover.
A Gray Plover.
A Stone-Plover.
A Bastard-Plover, or a Lapent.
A Black-bird.
A Felfaire.
A Maves.
A Field-Lark.
A Wood-Lark.
A Tit-Lark.
A Bunten.
A Turtle-Dove.
A Stock-Dove.
A Ring-Dove.
A Wood-Pigeon.
A Dove-house Pigeon.
Tame Pigeons.
A Peacock.
A Pea-Hen.
A Pea-Chicken.
A Turky-Cock.
A Turky-Hen.
A Turky-Chicken.
A Capon.
A Caponet.
A Pullet.
A Cock.
A Hen.
A Chicken dry pull'd.
A Chicken Scalded.
A Cramb'd Chicken.
A Shuffler.
A Godward.
A Ruffe.
A Knot.
A Marrel.
A Gull.
Hearns.
Bitterns.
A Pevet.
A Dottrell.
A Wheat-geat.
A Quail.
Young or old Partridges how to keep them alive.
Of Four-footed BEASTS.
A Hare.
A Levaret.
A Cony.
A Rabbet.
Of the Rot in Conies.
Of Madness in Conies.
How a Capon may lead Chickens.
Of Feeding and Cramming Capons.
Of the Pip in Poultry.
Of the Rup in Poultery.
Of the Flux in Poultery.
Of Stopping in the Belly.
Of Lice in Poultery.
Of Poultery being Stung.
Of Sore Eyes in Poultery.
Of Hens that Eat their Eggs.
Of making Hens lay soon and oft.
Of Feeding the Partridge, Pheasant, or Quail.
Of Godwites, Knots, Roofes, or Curlewes.
How to feed Black-Birds, Thrushes, Felfairs, or any small Birds whatsoever.
A Starling.