The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 12, 1960 · Page 16
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 16

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, July 12, 1960
Page 16
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"Enjoy Farm Life- Practice Safety" National Farm Safety Week July 24-30 "We've quit using chains, we're on Firestone Super All Tractions!" -* - SAVE AND BE SURE with Firestone tires on all your wheels! -TRACTOR- All Traction Champion* AH Traction* Traction* CONVENIENT TERMS TJ*. RUBBER FROM START TO FINISH Here's a group of range-reared pullets that are. nearly ready to be housed. Pullets from this flock can be quite profitable producers in the laying house but you need to know the condition, under which they have been grown. Without knowing this, you can't very well evaluate the pullet or know specifically what to do once the pullet, are housed. IN BUYING STARTED PULLETS bu givi ? g serious «ow s M .rTf a °"i r t ady l ° lay ' fro1 " 'Peaked growers. Many farm flock owners across the Midwest say they can buy healthier pullets than they can their own farm-and they do tetter in the The The not sure be expected to be only as good as its gen under « think you ma y want to buy some pullets between mm and the late fall, begin Strai " RCSUUS ° f when you get them in the laying house. If you' how to evaluate the g rower ' sym | thods> as " ^ hatcheryman or other poultry specialist to visit grower's operation with you. Sis ^ews may JS help Well before the time you're to take delivery of rh P pulle s, make sure all equipment and f ac,S Tre hor^ oughly cleaned It takes more than just some clean Utter on the floor and in the nests. Completely clean the house sweep down all dust and then thoroughly ^ d"s SfeSThe entire house, feeders, waterers, nests androos" Often a disease can lay dormant in the laying house If new pullets are brought into such conditions they may quickly CCted ' eVe " th ° Uh yq r ~ .-»"• "•" »« "»is conaucted clurinc the h«r IT C imr*krarl-*«»^fr A.IX.A. i • _ The actual movement of the new pullets from the ffK&tss.v.aria assure you of a better pullet Movement of these pullets can often cause them to react similar y to new feeder cattle with sSng S er a J 1 ea t0 have them treated with Tn leave the CaSy 8S for these new pullets to df 1 r i g USe - See that * he y ha plenty of fresh, cool water and adequate ventilation tl fnP0hat ' S ^ PreV?OUSl "^ ° " These confinement reared pullets have been given plenty of floor, feeder and waterer space to help them remain thrifty. Occasional visits with the pullet grower can keep you up to date on the progress of the flock. It will also give you an opportunity to become acquainted with the feeding, health and gen- •ral management practices used. This may look like a brand new laying house but actually it , or,e that ha, been thoroughly cleaned toVve new pullet, the best of condition, oU they arrive^ o d I, ter was removed from this house, equipment com • P , producer wan »» a «,. ? u parasites from the previous flock. »"re the new These pullets are just about » 0 reach full production They were well grown and handled carefuSy when SSdLSrJ 1 " 9rOWCr '«/ ar '" 'o *• '-/ing houTe i well-designed program of feeding and manaa.miinf under the guidance of the local feed dealTr had pullet, into production when they were about f fast results with BICILLIIT FORTIFIED by providing two types of penicillin blood tissues to fight infection fast, and long-lasting Wytth Labontonts PhiladtlpHia I. Pa.

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