first half poultry clipping
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 1 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 12 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 "i 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 as 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 on 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 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 to full capacity.