Image from page 111 of "The call of the hen; or, The science of the selection and breeding of the poultry for egg-production" (1914)
Authors: Hogan, Walter, d. 1921
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4 inches thick. You siiould feetlthe pen for eggs, and keep them as healthy as possible. Ifthey are fed right, you will get lots of eggs and good, healthychicks, capable of putting on flesh rapidly anfl fattening veryeasily. As a paying proposition for market l^roilers, I havenever found any combination that would equal it. gut for my private use, without regard to profit, I wouldtake the same combination as the above, except that the pelvicbones of the hens would be 1 inch thick, instead of aljout ^ s;this woukl give a broiler that would put on flesh much faster,consequently it would be more tender. I have raised broilersthe flesh of whicli would almost melt in your mouth. I iuivea few secrets in the raising of them which I have never di-vulged, but may do so in a few years. io8 THE CALL OF THE HEN.
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Fig. 51—The dry-mash liopper we use, closed. f % nn i ll m H BV IRBhHIh ipk . T^ISD^H ^B BHIp[|ii ^^^iim ^B ^H Fig. 52—The dry-mash hopper we use, open. THE CALL OF THE HEN. I09 CHAPTER XV. Using the Hogan Test in Judging Poultry at the Poultry Shows. From the Live Stock Trihime, Los Angeles, California. (Now Pacific Poultnjcraft.) Inglewood Poultry Show. A poultry show will be held in the Inglewood Poultry-Colony on March 13th and 14th. This show will be the firstof its kind ever given to the United States. All poultry showsthat have been held in this country heretofore have awardedprizes according to the color, markings, and shape of the fowlsonly. The show at Inglewood will be unusual in that prizeswill be awarded irrespective of the color, variety, shape, size,or age of the fowls in competition. Birds in competition will be judged as to their egg-layingcapacities and reproductive abilities only. The judging will bedone by thesystem discovered and perfected by Walter Hoganand n
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