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Big Money in Winter Eggs.
Why Don't You K«i*o Thom?—I'nrlo 4o Sny» You Cnn I>o It nml Toll* You. How . Messrs. Editors: I was in a good sized grocery store a few day* before Christmas, the proprietor and tnysell being old friends. While in conver sation with him the phone bell rang. In answering it he said "Yes, Ma'am" three times, and then "thir ty-flve cents," and hung up the re ceiver. He waited a moment or two, took down the receiver again and called up a certain packing house In the city and told them to send him a crate of eggs at once. The Grocery Man's Confession. Ho then came back to where 1 wraa standing and said that he hated to fool people, but was forced to do so to keep his customers, that the lady who had Just phoned was one of his best-paying customers and very par ticular. Sbo had asked him if he had any eggs, fresh country eggs, and if he could send her two dozen at once, and the price. To all of which Inquiries he answered "Yes." excent the last which was "thirty-five : per dozen and Kept just six nicraim and sold to the dealer for 31 cents ' per dozen, with no middleman's profits to come off either. liaise Winter Kgg*—It's Simple. What a sad, sau commentary all this Is on tbs farmers of the country who are every year letting this good money go out of the State! 1 have written and written and written on the subject of winter eggs until I almost feel sure you have wished some one would throttle me. Hut. my horny-hnnded friend and over worked sister of the farm, this winter egg proposition is not an Impossible one. It Is really so simple that 1 gel fighting mad when 1 preach and preach and don't get a convert. No. I reckon I ought not to say that; 1 am not a fighting parson. There are hundreds. >es. thousands of poul-1 try farms where the winter egg is a specialty. The pullets begin laying In November and are kept at It by • » t I n r* iirtlM o a r ! v s • i r i b. r* r* - — w * — w ’ — — ; when these layer* are all wold off after being fattened, and a new lot j of pullet* bought In the fall with the money received for the fat chicken* sold In the *pr!ng A few of these people wear diamond* and ride in auto* What other* are doing, so can you. if you will but try. not on an | extensive *raje at first, but try Set Your IVg» for >r»| Stsmi*. I>o you know that two thirds of the cold storage eggs are sold South of the Mason and I>iton line* Well they are Why? Ilocause you won't half try to supply the egg# your solve* You could have your cotton in the summer and fall and an egg business in the winter instead of all ting around toasting your shins and > chewing the cud of discontent over hard luck and no money IK> it. d«> it now. The hatching season is most here Make up your mind and set your peg# for winter egg# ne»t weapon. cents per dozen." He told me that he sold from 20 to 40 dozen eggs a day and that they were all cold storage eggs. Though he was lo cated on two good roads at the forks, he had not been able to buy three dozen country eggs since before Thanksgiving. Knormotis IVoflu In Cold Storage Kgg». The crate arrived shortly, was opened and ten dozen taken out and sent by delivery boy to the waiting customer. I examined the crate the eggs were ail white, clean and of uniform size. Breaking one open, to the casual observer they appeared all right, but on close inspection the whits was found to be much thinner than In a new laid egg, and one blessed with a sensitive note could detect a slight musty smell. These eggs were bought up In May and June of last year at about 1 & cents How to Get Winter Eggs. Ilatrh Your I'ullrt* IU(lil ,%wajr H«* Tl»«*jr Will <»r« Tlwlr C»r»wth of Fall—Tl»m I'rrd f«*r Kgp am] lYiHrcl Your llct». Inmi llad UValhrr Messrs Editors: To get a good egg yield In the fall and winter when eggs are high, you should batch your pullet* between the middle of Febru ary »nd the middle of April. Ifcm'l push them too much, but keep a good steady growth on them *o that they will hare Urge. well developed frame* *nd reach laying maturity by the last of August. You should then begin feeding for eggs and get a good laying swing on them by the first of October. After you get them well started to laying, it U a mere matter of feed, good laying breed, and a little attention to keep them at It through the winter. Best Feed* for laying Hens. They should be fed regularly and given a plenty, especially of green stuff. On the farms where you have plenty of room. If you will sow a patch of rye, essex rape, or crimson clover In August and let your fowls run on It In the full and winter K Will give them all the green food that U necessary. If you have to buy green food for them, the best and most economical feed that I have feund Is alfalfa meal. You must also give them some animal food, such as beef meal or beef scrap, und the greater variety of other feed you give them the better. How to Feed Your Hens. There are many methods of feed ing that will give good results. The one I UK la to feed oat a. wheat, or wheat screening, in litter, early In the morning At 12 o'clock give them a maah made of one 'part al falfa meal (uteamed) one part corn meal, one part middling, one half part beef meal, made Into a thick gruel with hot water. I then atlr in wheat bran until It will crumble !,et It act from a half to three-quar ter* of an hour and then feed In a trough made of two piece* of 6-lnch plank, nailed together at the edge* in the ahape of a V. 1 leave the end* open wi that I can clean them with an old broom Give what the) | will »-at up clean In fifteen or lwent) ' minute* At night 1 give them what corn they will eat. I give them freah water every morning, and 1 keep a box of oyaler thell, grit, anil charcoal where they can get It at any time A Hlietl for I tail Weather, in iht* part of the country they don’t want much protection; but In dump, rainy, or dry, windy weather they need some. I make nheda for them out of 10-lnch plank, ualng four (dunk vlxleeu feet long for the back; have the front nix feet high, and fac ing the aouth, the front la open ex cept two 10-lnch plunks at the bot tom to keep them from scratching ihe litter out. The ends ure boarded up. uud the top covered with planks. I cover the bottom of the shed with about twelve Inches of straw or leaves and feed grain or litter. Ii cold, damp weather, the shed will b full of hens singing and scratchlni while those without any protectloi will ho huddled up in some corne tiving to protect themselves from th weather. Wm. L. SAUNDEKS. Tenn. Jack. 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Now it the time to order your supplies for I tPH, take advantage early order discounts, > and have par goode ready far nest season in Uma Aak for «o page catalog. Root** Good* at Factory Price* Complete line carried in stock. Heeswai nought at market price W. P. SMITH, Penn, Mia*. Rex Guano Distributor. i A lef'wt fonrw fnml ttuwhiOP. S|<md. the (rntil.ef In t'toa*) I4&1I # lr*ch**» or more wWe !• regulate.) to »ow an> •juantltf from **> to wr* t«>un<t* t*r acre Ml JH feet rear Wake* r.o fa-ire Ike. jeffect work. ut*or«k>wn b«U the aarr-e If joy want four work dofte with •Iwolwte o> irv) uw it f X am] lie drUfhteit W rite for rlrruiar arv4 t-rirw* on the utiij ma thine <>n the market with a |"effect fee*! Manufacture*) bf John Blue, I.U KIMU Kt., sr.c. [none equal to the hydeTI Hyde’s Improved Diverse Cultivator Is th© most wonderfully useful SIMPLE implement ever devised for the farmer's mamfokl uses and nret!*! 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