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DEAR NEW FARM:


I always kept chickens, as many as 50, and put them in the chicken pot at the end of the laying season. They had free range and thrived. Any of the heavy breeds give great eggs, even with only one game cock. They are beautiful, and I never had one get aggressive with me or my children. They make good meat crosses, and incubators are simple. The cross is hearty and tasty. No need to look for a new rooster, and you put the stags in the freezer when they begin to spar. Game cocks are good hunters and take good care of the flock. Fertile eggs are best, as you know.


Verne Williams,
New York