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Superior chickens goal of government experts. Beltsville, MD, Jan. 19. In the future if your chicken, whether it's fried a la Maryland, baked or prepared any other style, is more succulent and of better flavor credit will be due the experts at Uncle Sam's Department of Agriculture experimental farm here. They are striving daily to breed a superior type of bird, superior in meat quality, egg production and growth. During the experiments a careful check is kept on each egg from the time it leaves the nest until it hatches a baby chick. The egg is numbered to correspond wit the one on the leg band of the hen; then a daily record is kept of both the dam and the sire until the fourth generation, 1/19/38. A flock of the pedigree fowls which are mothered like children by the government experts

Superior chickens goal of government experts. Beltsville, MD, Jan. 19. In the future if your chicken, whether it's fried a la Maryland, baked or prepared any other style, is more succulent and of better flavor credit will be due the experts at Uncle Sam's Department of Agriculture experimental farm here. They are striving daily to breed a superior type of bird, superior in meat quality, egg production and growth. During the experiments a careful check is kept on each egg from the time it leaves the nest until it hatches a baby chick. The egg is numbered to correspond wit the one on the leg band of the hen; then a daily record is kept of both the dam and the sire until the fourth generation, 1/19/38. A flock of the pedigree fowls which are mothered like children by the government experts

 
 

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