The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 17, 1959 · Page 29
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\ : " - ""^•~:. 1 - j.y>" *-«i!r' •• v^'-Hf**? 1 ^ >Wi Growing pullets on range need a lot of close attention. Check your waterers often to make sure they are operating properly. Start out with good, lush grass and then keep the weeds controlled and mature grass clipped to provide best range conditions. You'll want to keep a close watch for predatory animals too. Unless you continually watch for these, you may find up to 30% or more of your pullets missing at housing time. Losses like this can trim your profit prospects fast. Get your pullets housed early. If you see a few eggs around the growing area, you'll find that housing the pullets immediately will save time and money. This is a good time to cull your pullet flock too. The modern laying bird, if grown correctly, should have almost no culls at housing time. But if any of your pullets are not vigorous, well-matured and ready to produce, get rid of them. Before placing your new pullets in the laying house make sure it is thoroughly cleaned. Don't give old disease organisms an opportunity to infect your new pullets. Clean, scrub and repair the house, clean up all equipment and give the new pullefs a new home to really be proud of. It takes top quality chicks, grown and managed under the best of conditions, to develop into high-producing, profitable layers. On most farms this phase of the production program is often neglected. But it's just as important, if not more so, to concentrate your efforts on the brooder house and growing chicks than on any other part of your egg production program. Select a good growing program and stick with it. Your hatcheryman and feed dealer can provide you with a lot of good suggestions and basic information to help you do a better job. •ETERS POWER "...gefs tough with turkeys' 9 GENUINE « .ray.r Walter Jungmayer, Rancher, Myakka City, Florida "Every »hot counts when the turkey season is open down here in Florida. We've got *"" good cover for wild turkeys on my 10,000- acre ranch, and have had quite a lot of experience with these wary game birds." MY wife, Bobbie, and I both use Peters 'High Velocity' shells and recommend them to all our guests. Those blue shells really pack the range and punch you've got to have when you're out after gobblers." Learn a lesson from Walter Jungmeyer. Shoot A Seamless Polyethylene Sheeting Mode in dear or Sun-Resistant Black COVERALL i. • • . t i....i.». ,mm Beet Poly*tfcjUtM 51mring >«~J C- B«r Ik*, b, w«p B™, QicK.VTm.-BuK «K On«ta.lm ud Lun^ Prater rf pu«lc Sh-un, fa. T-rm rikiFitVMFiil Milkd<*-«ULai _o°"»»(.oan <c^I ( '° 04) " ** K IG ~I1' (OX}.....it Sq. Ft. 3. «'. ft. 16 ft. widlta 1 6. ia- 12; u: 1 20: Hi 1 37 ft. width, •t Till U lilt It THC Uul Kin. u», ImtaM Or Flri 0 *»i COTOUU. II Tta IM. In I Peters "High Velocity"— there's no more powerful ammunition in the world! "Turkeys ore tough to hunt. Hunters know that they're the most wary and cautious of game birds. They're on their guard all the time, and any little noise or movement will spook them." Perfect for waterfowl and uplanu game . . . perfect for any make ol modern shotgun . . . Peters "High Velocity" shotgun shells deliver uniform patterns every time and their "Rustless" priming gives you split-second ignition. Insist on Peters "High Velocity" at your dealer'*' PETERS packs the power 1 . PETIKS CAKTRIDOI DIVISION, IR IDG (PORT 2, CONN. Velocity 1 ' are lr»deni»rl«» of !V«*ri Cartrlitgv DiviMun. Iti-mingl COST- EGG PRODUCERS FEED STONEMO GRANITE GRIT Before you house your pullets, plan to have at least one granite grit hopper to every watering station. Be sure every grit hopper is filled with Stonemo Granite Grit, the choice of poultrymen who watch feed costs per dozen eggs. All this for V2t per bird per month Stonemo is clean, sharp• edged, has extra grinding surfaces. It costs a trifle. . . . acts as teeth for your hens . . . grinds feed finer for better digestion . . . helps birds produce more eggs . . . reduces feed cost per dozen egg* Save money, save feed, get more eggs. Be sure you get a supply of Stonemo Granite Grit from your feed or poultry supply dealer. Stone Mountain Grit Company, Inc. Lithonia, Georgia

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