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Annual report: county agricultural committee, Winnebago County: November 1, 1939 to October 31, 1940

Poultry program,   p. 12 PDF (239.1 KB)


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        PQUL FRY. PROGRAM 4
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     Poultry was a new major project on the County
Agricultural Extension program the last year. A new
extension method was used to develop the year's
poultry program.     The method used was as follow s --
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would best serve a 11 poultry interests, a meeting
was called of hatchery men, veterinarians, feed
dealers, produce men and a few flock owners. This
group outlined the follow'ing program which was and
is being carried out,
1. Poultry clinic - attended by all folks interested
   in poultry including veterinarians. Diseased
   birds were broughat in and posted. 46 birds were
   posted. Purpose -- Bring about a unifonm
   diagnosis of poultry diseases and recomCen(atiamns
   for eradication and control.
2. Poultry Schools:
    A. Poultry schools wero located in the county
                       at: Oshkosh, Qmro, Larsen, and Neenah.
                    B. Thr'3o meetings were held at each location
                       for poultry flock owners covering the following
                       topics.
                          1. Feed and managanont of the laying flock.
                          2. Hatching, brooding and raising a
                             laying flock.
                          3. Poultry diseases and parasites
3. Demonstration Flocks:
    A. Six danonstration flocks were selected in the county for the
       purpose of study. Complete records were kept on each flock.
         l Summer meetings were hold on each of these fhrr-s    Flock
            owners were invited in to look over flock management
            practices being used.
    B. :nfcrmati=n gathered on these demonstrational flocks will be
       used in 1941 poultry meetings


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