Ole working at Mrs Ginn's poultry farm

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Ole working at Mrs Ginn's  poultry farm - starts early jjj February ard WOMAN MAKE'...
starts early jjj February ard WOMAN MAKE' nnriTAiiAAPAii uiibn i uuuuluu Mrs. Ginn Has Wonderful Poultry Plant Near Indianola. By H. J. METCALF' Indianola, la., Aug. 15 Instances are becoming increasingly common in Iowa where the poultry flock Has saved the day, especially in these days of stress on the farm. There are many cases on record where the poultry Hock and the. oaiiy cow have been the 'mean Of keeping things "moving" uniSP the owner had time to catch up. While this was not exactly the case with Mrs. Mary Ginn well known poultry raisor in Warren county, yet Mrs. , Ginn has made such a success with her flock that give the story here -to -to show what can be cone by an iutelligent program program of feeding and management. From a mSdest beginning some years ago. .Mrs. Mary Ginn, operating a 40-acre 40-acre 40-acre poultry farm, just on the edge 0 Indianola, has developed her business to a piaco nrnn ShB is doiDB in excess r j10,000 a year. Mrs. Ginn was not at home when we called at her place recently, but we found her assistant Ole H Moen who by the w.y knows a few things about pouitrv which he Itjarned at the Ibis colleee at Amr a government student and from mm we gathered the facts which constitute this storv. Raiss White Leghorns. ;" Mrs. Ginn believes in White boms of the Tnm ,.H and has approximately S00 chicken ihe place now, not counting the chicks. There are ahont s nSn these. Mrs. Ginn has been on her present place five years, but has Had twelve years' experience in the poultry business. About V years ago she was a resirtent r Indianola. but decider! tlmt i, could make money in the nnnirrv business, so moved to a small place near town and, trt,i ; She was so successful that she kept enlarging her plant until today she has one of the most complete complete plants in the state. With modern buildings, forty acres ' of land and two 10,000 capacitv incubators.- incubators.- incubators.- Her ,incubators. modern and operated by electricity, turn out 5.500 chicks a week when operated full capacity. Has good Buildings. The buildings on the farm i nn. .-iii. oi n layinit nouse 24xfiO, a large numberof brooder houses, a community laying house and feed uppiy nouse 144x24 feet, where the lain fiock is housed. Thin it,,- it,,- house Is one of the best in ijip rtale. of the semi-monitor semi-monitor semi-monitor tvpe anj capable, of caring for 1,200 hens without crowding. This house is modern in every wav. with droo ping boards, concealed nests, self feeders, etc Mrs. Ginn believes the self feeders and feeds a dry layin- layin- mash in them. contrary to practices of some Mrs. Ginn does not believe in the. of electricity in ber poultr houses and while she has lh-m lh-m lh-m wired for lights and has used them tli" past, she is opposed to it now because she believes trial electricity causes loss of f-niiit-.- f-niiit-.- f-niiit-.- f-niiit-.- f-niiit-.- f-niiit-.- hatchibility. " wiring th heavy laying season he gathers COO or mom os. h.i,- h.i,- also buys hundreds of dozens from her neighbors wno have the same strain of noultrv as h.nir Ships Thousands of Clicks Mrs. Ginn shins thousand r baby -hicks -hicks to evcrr section of iim counlry- counlry- As an indication of the business she has built up thru ad- ad- . lis; ifckrsrsis.'ss! Jbe United slates in one" week. has customers m manv ins ships breeding stock also, sh-j sh-j sh-j ns to Ili y in, I C3y. ?rai-monrV ?rai-monrV ?rai-monrV two biS lo.onn capacity so ours o;gs extensively. ncr laying houses arc serai-: serai-: serai-: mender! by Iowa state Collese. naicamr season on Ifep Rinn ant cud. until the lazi r u-u ne oay we vjiitod h one of thi- thi- big inrnbalors was operation with several ihtmsaad ,-sss in protv-ss protv-ss protv-ss of hatching. Tho ir-mbalors are ran fuI3 capacilv about the mlddlo of Jnn'o ibe demand falls off. Socio 'nn natching i: flour- flour- for j,,.

Clipped from Quad-City Times16 Aug 1923, ThuPage 8

Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa)16 Aug 1923, ThuPage 8
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