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BREEDERS' CARDS Two Cents a Word Each Insertion. Special Rate by the Year.. FOB SALE — Mammoth Toulouse Gees«% $•• 50 flach; bronze gobblers, $5.00; iie.ns, $4.C0: \v IX Good. mi. Vernon, Wash: LARGEST Poultry Farm In the north west—l 2 varieties of chickens, tur keys, ducks and geese. Big catalog free. Write W. I >. Good, Bo» 11'!. Route No. 3. Mt. Vernon, Wash. CATALOGUE FREE of the best Brown. White and Buff Leghorns. Black Ml norcas B. P. Rocks and Buff Cochin Bantams I'red A. Johnson. 618 S 3nth ,«t Tfli-ninn Wash. GET THE BEST White Wyandotts and White Leg hornsthe two best breeds on earth. ■Stock for sale in lots to suit. WM IfcCABBi Fall-field, Wash. Strictly Pure Bred Barred Bock and S. C. B. Leghorn Cockerels. For Sale. I have more than I need and will dispose of them at very reasonable prices. Be sure to write me for prices HANS VOGLSANG Mountain View Poultry Farm, Clayton, B C. Sears White Rocks Bred to Pay, Win and Lay. Agent for Chas. Schtld's Lice Ma chines and Powders. Write for Cat alogue. SEARS POULTRY PAEM, 3401 North Gove St., Tacoma, v7ash. STOCK FOR SALE Of my bred-to-lay, as well as for the show, strains of Barred Plymouth Rocks, White Plymouth Rocks, White Wyandottes, and my unparalleled strain of Black Minorcas. A few more old and young, at reasonable prices, to make room, on account of removal. Fancy pigeons at a bargain. BELLINGHAU BAY POULTRY YARDS O. L. GIESE. Propr. 2516 James St., Belling-ham, Wash. Rhode Island Reds FOB SALE A few choice cockerels left, that we will sell very reasonable. Write your wants. WARE & DE SELLEM Crescent Ranch Kennewlck, Wash. TRAP NESTS Have been used in selecting our breed ers—White Wyandotte Cockerels, (des cendants of r>o-egg strain); Barred Ply mouth Rocks, 180-egg strain; Buff Leg horns. 200-egg strain. Cockerels and Pullets, $2.50 each. A few Indian Run ner ducks and O. I. C. pigs. Enclose stamp for prompt reply. Address money orders to: John Van Trojen, Hadlock, Washington. I make a specialty of breeding S. C. RHODE ISLAND REDS S. C. WHITE LFGHOR^S My reputation, gained during 25 year. of successful breeding, is back of ev ery bird I sell you. Egg's in Season. HE" DA I I BOX 70 TACOMA, .r . AU,R. F. D 3 WASH. Barred Plymouth Rocks Prize winning birds head all my pens. My birds win everywhere. They are bred to win and bred to lay. Have a few birds, either sex, for sale. Also .settings of eggs. J. L. ANDERSON 1902 North Fortieth St., Seattle, Wash. Barred Plymouth Rocks That in breeding and Individual merit are the equal of any on the market BRED TO WIN AND BRED TO LAY Eggs from choicest matings of Pur* Bradley Bros, stock, one setting, $2.00; two settings, $3.00. E. J. WATSON, Box B, Gold Bar, Wash. MAMMOTH BRONZE TURKEYS BARRED PLYMOUTH ROCKS. Many of our breeding turkeys an from the prize winning Hock at the world's fair, St. Louis, and Madison Square Garden, New York, Our tur keys are winners wherever shown. Can furnish old or young stock, either sex. Our Haired Plymouth Rocks have been winning for more than ten years under eastern and coast judges. They are great layers as well as blue ribbon winners. We should be able to please .you in quality and price, as we .have many good ones to select from. Mount Lookover Poultry Yards 1 v;..-, F. l! WKST. Prop i '""• Route 2, Jefferson, Oregon. t THE RANCH, SEATTLE. WASHINGTON POULTRY INDUSTRY Raising Poultry on the Farms. (F. 1.. West) Then is no place that is the equal of the farm in producing poultry of all kinds and it seems to the writer I that, if the farmers realised the ad vantaged of producing more and better poultry from a financial viewpoint they certainly would take kindly to the proposition. If they could be in duced in some way to become* Inter" ested in poultry culture they will cer tainly realize at once the many advan tages they have at their command, for nowhere else can poultry be bo cheap ly raised to salable and laying ages as on the farm, where they will have free range, and will gather in this manner half or three-fourths of their living, which does not cost the farmer a single cent. When grain for feed ing them is needed, it is at hand with out any loss of time or money and what grain they have to feed is ob tained at the cost of production. Nowhere else is the possibility of failure so small or the advantages so many. There are many branches of the poultry industry and the farm er can adopt any or all of these branches, and if the business is con ducted on the proper lines he will find the business profitable for he will find that his poultry has paid a larger profit for capital invested than any other item on the farm. Perhaps the production of eggs is the most de sirable for the farmer to which to give his attention. The common farm hen will give a profit of one dollar a year and by giving his fowls better attention and selecting the eggs for hatching from his best layers for a few years this profit can be increased to a dollar and fifty cents per hen per year. Should the farmer continue on these lines and use only males as breeders from a good laying strain he would soon have a flock that would show a profit of two dollars per hen. Many flocks of pure-bred fowls of the general purpose breeds are cred ited with laying over two hundred eggs per fowl-, and doubtless this is corect if the fowls are well cared for. I have reference to eggs only and not to the sale of young stock for broil ers or roasterri, and finally the sale of the hens themselves. I know a neighbor living about two miles dis tant who has now and has had for many years, a flock of two hundred and fifty females for the production of eggs principally, and I know for a certainty that he takes the eggs from these females to town, not a few dozen at a time, but crates at a time — and every week in tie year he is there with eggs. I have known this farmer for more than thirty-five years and I am familiar enough with him to know that if his poultry did not pay he would not continue long in the poul try business for the production of eggs. These fowls do not have any special care or feed; in fact, they are not as well provided for as the average flocks on the farms. I am certain this flock picks up at least one-half or more of their living. Every fall he sells enough cockerels and old hens to pay for all the feed he has fed the entire flock one year. He hatches and broods with hens and teaches the chickens early in life to pick and scratch for a large share of their living, and when ma tured they continue on the same line. He has adopted the plan of fencing his garden in and the poultry out, and not fencing the poultry in a small lot and leaving the garden out, as many do. He believes in outdoor exercise and encourages them to dig and scratch for the most of their food. His poultry looks well and hearty, and their plumage has a bright lustre that denotes they are well provided for. 1 also have another neighbor who raises turkeys. He keeps about twelve turkey females and one male for breeders. From this small flock he sells from one hundred and fifty to two hundred and fifty dollars' worth of turkey for market each fall. These young turkeys do not cost him a cent, as he does not feed or attend to them in any way. He gives the game birds as much attention as he does the tur keys. He told the writer the only trouble he had with the turkeys was to gel them up and catch them and take them to the market. This farm er has a large dairy herd, and sells his cream at the nearby creamery, and doubtless is making money, but he says the money that he receives for bis turkeys is by far the cheapest of any lie get* He say it is like lad ing it. 1 mention these cases to Illustrate what two fanners have done, and are doing every year—and there is every nason (o believe that many other Farmers, if not all, can do as well or Letter than those mentioned. It is an Indisputable fact fiat the farmer has many advantages for raising poul try that can not lie found anywhere else, either for the production of poul try for market or for eggs. It should be remembered that free range in a very favorable item to be considered, as the feed account of the average poultryman is his greatest expense. Money-Making with Orpingtons. (John Knisci Several years ago when we started breeding Orpingtons (we began with the Buffs) we purchased the best Btock that we could obtain and have never neglected an opportunity to im prove the value of our strain by ad ding new blood since that time. While we have paid strict attention to the standard points of the breed in order that we might win at the shows, we have by no means neglected the practical points and fully believe that a combination of the two makes the most profitable fowl. We have exhib ited at some of the shows and by ad vertising our winnings we have made sales of stock and eggs at good prices, which without the show record and without the advertising, would have been impossible. In fact, we have found a ready sale in all eggs for hatching and stock for exhibition and breeding that we could supply, and the balance of our products, those eggs sold out of the egg trade season and stock which was not quite good enough to sell for breeding, we have disposed of at prices in advance ol the regular market. We find that people are glad to pay us a higher price, because our chickens are well fattened and carefully dressed and be cause the eggs are of good size, clean and uniform in shape and color. January 1, 1906, we had on hand sixty Orpingtons which we will value nominally at $1.00 each, or $G0 for the flock. For feed we paid $7.43, which covers everything bought and tod to our entire flock, old and young. For stationery, stamps and advertising we paid $04.40. This makes the total ol our expenses to October first, $211 83. During the same nine months we sold stock at $5 to $20 each, for which we obtained in all $105. Dur ing the hatching season we sold eggs at $3 to $5 per sitting to the amount of $86. Eggs and broilers sold amount ed to $r.t>.so. Eggs used at home, ac counted for at market price, $23. Eggs used at home: for hatching purposes, estimated at 25 cents a dozen, $10.25. October first we had in our yards one hundred and forty birds, which at $1.00, the valuation we gave to the birds with which we started the year, are worth $140. This makes the total receipts for the above named period, $420.7'). This gives us a net profit of $2.t5.i)2, very nearly $3.50 per bird in nine months time. As we expecT to sell a number of birds at more than $1.00 eacli, the price we have es timated them, before January 1, 1907, as well as to sell some eggs and dressed poultry before that date, which will more than pay for the food con sumed, it seems likely that we will realize a profit of $4 on each of the original flock of sixty birds in twelve months. There is no question but that pure-bred poultry properly han dled pays. Hatching and Raising Ducks. Mis. S. 1». Walrnth. I have received several letters ask ing if I ever had any experience with (hicks and if so, had I been success ful? If our editor will give me room 1 will answer through The Ranch, for I suppose you all take it; if not, why not? Yes, 1 have had experience with nearly every kind of poultry, from the stately swan to the little white Ban tam, and have been very successful. My experience with ducks has proven to me that the best is always the cheapest. There are several differ ent biwedl, but the White Pekin is the beil '<> raise for profit; it is thfl bardieit and easily raised; it is val- Light Brahma* Are excellent table fowls, prolific; lay ers and easy to raise. Uf birds nre winners wherever shown. Wrlto mo for prices on eggs and stoc». MRS. W. B. CHANDLER, Bella Vista Ranch, B. £. D. Wo. *, Tacoma, Wash. _ The Motor Line Poultry Farm BICKBEALL, OREGON Has for Bale some choice breading stock of Pure Bred Bronze Turkeys, ivkin Ducks, and <> T. C. bwine. Write for prices. C. I. Ballard, Prop., Bickreall, Ore. Rhode Island Reds f Bred to Win and Bred to Lay Pens headed by finest birds* obtain able and win wherever shown. Cock erels, $1.50 I" $5 tea. to make" room for breeding 1 stock; eggs for bat<9U*ig after January Ist. j H. A. PURR., ""tSSK.'SU II FOR SALE — Choice Homers I will sell 75 pairs of my Homers — young, mated and producing young; from best strains in America. Squabs average 9 lbs. 10 doz. Birds' guar anteed. E. L. R«ber, The Times, Seatt2*r ----— - —- ~ Blanc hard's Poultry" Eggs for hatching from the follow ing breeds: Barred Plymouth Bocks, White Plymouth Bocks, S. C. Brown Leghorns, White Wyandottes, S. C. Black Minorcas. Our breeding pens, 7 to 12 fowls each, are headed by choice Cocks and Cockerels. Price of eggs, per 13, $1.50. Incubator eggs from the Rocks and Leghorns, lots of 50 and up, $3 per 50; $5 per 100. These eggs are from our best layers, regardless of ; type or fancy color marks. ' Bronze Turkey Eg-gs, 25c Each. We aim to please and satisfy oil? I customers. Blanchard's Poultry Book free with each order. ' H. L BLANCHARD, Hadlock, Wash. Bond Grit Machines Do the work at home. Cost little and save all costs to the poultry man or" buying grit, ground bone, etc. Why buy these things when you can make your own on a "Bond"? Write me for par ticulars, prices, etc. FRED A. JOHNSON 518 South 35th Stl, TACOMA, WASH. THE HIGHLANDS S. W. Illman, R. D. 7, Everett, Wash,. Barred and White P. Rock eggs, $2 Pure bred Scotch Collie pups at $10 and* up, either sex. '-Tv The Get There Poultry Co. got there this season with choice young stock. Have Left For Sale 6 White Holland Cockerels at $3.50 each; 10 S. C. Brown Leghorn Cockerels, at $1 00 each; 5 Buff Rock Cockerels, at $1.50 each; 5 choice B. C. White Leghorn Cockerels, at $2.60 each; 5 choice S. C. Brown Leghorn Cockerels, at $2.50 each; Our stock is all carefully bred and from splendid laying strains. Eggs in THE GET THERE POULTRY CO. R. P. D. No. 1 Clinton, Wash. ,| ™c i|pDULT&y- EGGS I (■square 11 VEAL and • EGGSI | ||VEALAi!2 HOGS I f^lii^ Ship Your Grain and Product To a reliable house —one guar anteeing prompt and satisfac- ; tory dealing. If you want to i make all possible from your | shipments let us handle for . you. FARMERS' PRODUCE EXCHANGE 1120 Post St^ Seattle, Wash. IHAY-GPAIN I ALL KINDS Of COUNTRY PRODUCE | Rubber Stamps Stencils, Enamel and Aluminum Letters, Badges, Numbering Machines, Notary and Corporate Seals, etc. Send for catalog No. 25. Absolutely eastern prices. P. C. Stamp Works, Baker Bide., 2nd Aye. S. and Main St.. 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