Story: Poultry industry

Early poultry

Early poultry

This 1842 drawing of a with its elevated storehouse, probably near the Mangakāhia River in Northland, shows early evidence of domestic poultry.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: E-296-q-039-3
Pencil sketch by Richard Taylor

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How to cite this page:

Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - History and early developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)

Story by Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, published 24 Nov 2008