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About The Bend bulletin. (Bend, Or.) 1903-1931 | View Entire Issue (March 25, 1920)
MOND BUIiLKTIN, BKND, OtUtOOft, THIUWDAY, MAWJII SM, IHUO
VENTILATION OF HEN HOUSE
For Success With Poultry There Muit
Be an Abundance of Fresh Air
Poultry misers have como to rent
Ixo thnt the ventilation of the poultry
house Is a very Important matter.
There must he nn abundance of fresh
lr without extreme heat or cold, nnd
without dampness nnil draft. Proper
conditions ennnot he hnil with thn
makeshift, wrongly used ventttntora
One mothVd, which has proved suc
cessful Is to use the straw nlr strain
or. A second ceiling Is built about
tlx Inches below the regular celling.
In the rorin of n latticed framework.
A trapdoor In the center of this makes
It possible to change the straw which
Is packed between the lattice nnd thn
original celling. Vents, or wide, low
Muslin Ventilators Can Be Used In
the Poultry House to Secure Abun.
dance of Air Without Either Drafts
or Extreme of Temperature.
openings, must be cut In the side of
the houe ns close under the eaves ns
tosslble. The air, entering at these
vents, filters through the straw, nnd
thus Into the poultry houmn N
drafts are possible, nnd ttie tempera
ture Is kept very nearly constant The
straw also absorbs a great deal of
' Another mclhod. In rather wide use.
Is to cover an ordinary window frame
vlth muslin, Instead of using gins.".
An lraproemcnt on this type of vcn
Ulator la shown at the right of the
drawing. A' 'light wooden frame cov
ered with muslin Is hung from n wire,
which serves ns n track. The frame
can) thus he moved sideways over or
away from the window opening. Screw
eyes on the frame allow It to slide
easily over the wire. The wire Itself
way he fastened either to wrew eyes
or over blocks nt either end. To the
left Is shown a similar frame, mov
ing up and down. In this caic It will
be necessary to nrrange some means
of hoIdlny;the frame at the height do
sired. Either the pegs that lit Into
holes In the will, or a book fitting Into
screw eyes', placed nt various height
In the wall, may be used for this pur
pose. ' "
The ncUnntnge or the air strainer
over muslin-covered frames Is that the
latter have to be adjusted accurately
,to the weather, while the nlr,stralner
'wpilrHm" iif lenlb'wl whatever. J. T.
liurtleU. It'ort Collin. Colo., Tt Popular
COVER WINDOW WITH BURLAP
; ... f .
Wott Excellent Plan to' Keep Out
Wind at Night While Fowls
. , ." Are noostlna.
f T, Ml i
' If the poultry house Is nnrrnw so
that the wind bIow In through the
'"open wlwlowij on the fowls on the
droost, put n piece of Imrlnp over the
bpcn space at night, but do not close
'.the window until the weather gets
FATTEN "FOWLS FOR' MARKET
Pouluy WjIbSell'for Higher Price Per
Pound Because of Increase
P In Weight.
i Tf any slock Is to be sent to markel
$bc surpitbat It is fattened well before
ItliPhlii'iK-d Itiwjll) pay to do tliU
because the'"pouUry will sell for n
'higher price per-pound and It will
HOMK I'APKlt PUT FHWT. s
Hecaupo n man's first grant
4 need Is to bo In touch with his sN
nearest environment, the editor
of Tho Progressive Farmer tells
4 his renders to take, their hontu 4
pnper first of nil... "A man can-
not do the work of n good cltl-
ren unless he Is In touch with 4
fr affairs, movements and events
4 of his own locality," says the
editor. "Subscribe for it and
4 send In news of neighborhood
FINE POULTRY RECORD MADE
Satisfactory Results Reported From
Numbers f Co-operative Ship
menu In Arkansas.
U'repired by the United States Depart
ment of Asrlculture.l
The Poinsett county (Ark.) agricul
tural agent and home-demonstration
agent report satisfactory results from
a number of co-operative shipments
of chickens marketed by furm women
during the early summer. Shippers
listed their poultry In the same man
ner as Is employed where bogs or cat
tle are shipped co-operatively, using
Monday ns shipping day. All the poul
try was shipped by express from CO
to 280 miles to the Memphis and St.
A total of 1.G73 pounds of poultry
was loaded at the shipping point In
July; the total weight at destination
was 1,411 pounds, the aggregate
shrinkage In transit amounting to UZ1
pounds, or nn average of It)-'! per cent.
The cost of marketing. Including ex
press, commissions, coop expenses, etc
but not Inclusive of shrinkage, was -1.4
cents a pound, while the cost of mar
keting a pound. Including the drift
over the railroad was: Hens. 7-1 cents:
cocks. 0.3 cents; and springers. 8.5
The total gros sales amounted to
$421.07. which left a net return to the
shippers of t.7j;ui after the shipping
expenses of $(58.71 were deducted. The
market value of thin entire shipment
on the local market was only K&&.
so that the net gain through cimiiht
ntlve marketing iigs regaled $fcV.47, or
a totul of .11 per cent. Twenty-one
PAYS TO BANISH LOAFER HEN
In Recent Culling Campaign In Indi
ana 345 Out of 1,222 Fowls
trrepired by tho t'-rtlt States Dppsrt
ment of Asiiuuttura.)
Tito Itartbolnmew county find.) agri
cultural agent report thai totul of
lAS! hens were hamlliil In n recent,
culling campaign and of this number
315, or 2S per cent, were illscnrileil us
poor Inyers. The Witlre number of
hens. lES. laid 1VHW egjpi the week
tTeToTo TJuTTlilB, V..0 Wa WOMJ utter
they bad been culled Iho 887 fowls
left on tho farms laid IMMKJ eggs. This
explains why It was expedient man
agement to rid the Hocks of tho 1115
j "' sf. $,
-'i 1 ,
County Agent Discarding "Boarder"
Inty loafers which laid only .11 eggs
the week after they bad been sepa
rated from their former tunic, despite
the fact that they received the sntne
umoitut of feed ns the prolltahle pro
ducers. The peieuituge of egg produc
tion the week before culling was 'J7M
wlille the week nflir It was WI.S per
A POULTRY HOUSE
Should have sunshine.
Should be dry.
Should have ventilation.
Should have no drafts.
Should have plenty of floor
PREPARE CULLS FOR MARKET
Among Other Fowls to Be Disposed of
Are the Old and Weak and
All of the Scrubs.
(Prepared by the t'nltrtf States Depart
miil if Agriculture.)
Cull nut and piepare for market all
fowl, old or young, which appear
weak, slow, or dull; fowls with droop
ing tall, rough plumage, or crow
shniH'd bends; nil scrubs except those
vMilcli have laying points: nil hens
which molt early, and all males except
those strong, vigorous, nnil of u pure
tvpc delred for breeding.
AVhnt to buy hay, use Iliillclln clas
DKCIIUNC 1'OWIi 1IIIKKII.
A small flock of hens can bo kept
with profit by many city dweller
who have u back yard. Evon ns few
ns eight or ten hens should produco
eggs enough, when used economical
ly, for n fumlly of four or flvo por
tions throughout tho year, except tho
molting period of tho fall -mid curly
Ilousoholdcrs usually desire not
only eggs for tho table and for cook
ing, but also an occasional chicken
to eat For this reason ono of tho
Select Sensible Shoes
i Cull out weak or slow growing
v A larger flock of lions could ho kept
jrftin many fariusat a profit.
Wntcr fowle do not receive (he con-
Blderntlou' they deservo on iuuiij
,'4 I.eghoms produce eggs more cheapl)
thun hqusi of tho general , purpose
, Don't forget to give the fowls a
Lillltle salt. In some form every day.
Vl'liey Uko their food Feusoned us well
Was we Uot, Pepper 1i5 well aa, salt,
Hoarders In the shape, oC.Jjqo and
miles on fowls nre unnecfssnry. The
cncrgVAUbsoiVwl ly llice.4tHrliw
will ucvr go luto t'us uud meat.
JLHERE mav be other things on which your
peace of mine? depends, but it's a safe bet that
one of the most important is your choiqe of
shoes. You actually five in the shoes you wear.
When shoes are built right you live in them
in comfort. "Extra service every step, com
fort every minute" in Buckhecht Shoes.
Buckhecht Shoes for you for active men in all walks
of life are sold in a variety of styles and leathers from
$3 to $12 by principal shoe dealers in the West.
lfnt sold byytur Jtalir, and Ml namt andjtur trdir to
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Domestic Tobaccos make this
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preer this Camel blend to either
Camels mellow-mildness is a
revelation 1 Smoke them with
freedom without tiring your taste 1
They leave no unpleasant ciga
retty aftertaste nor unpleasant
cigaretty odor !
Give Camels every test then
compare them puff-for-puff with
any cigarette in the world 1
gouoral-purpoHO breed, such an Ply
mouth Hock. Wyandotte. Ithodo In
laud Hod, or Orpington, Is preforablo;
to tho mnnller egg breed, hucIi iin
the Leghorn). Not only do tho ma
ture fowln of thexo brucdM, becnuso
of their larger nlxe, maku butter
tublo fowls than the, Lcghornn, but
tho young chlckona for tho aamo roa
iion ninko bettor fryura nnd ropstem,
whoreaw chickens of tho egg brecdn
nro Hultnble only for the smaller
Tho general purpose, hreedH are til
so "broody" hreedH, tho buns making
good sltterH and mothers, which In a
decided advantage when It Is desired
to hatch and mho chickens, since
tho hens of tho egg breeds seldom
go broody nnd am In any event rath
or unreliable alitor and mothers.
If, however, tho production of eggs
outweighs tho deslro for an occasion
al table fowl, tho lighter egg breeds
undoubtedly will bo fnund butter bn
'rutiso they lay nn many eggn and do
I mi on less feed.
EXCESSIVE HEATS COUNTS
Nearly any oil will lubricate
a cold running bearing
It takes Monamobile to stand
up under the excessive heat of ""
an internal combustion engine
A high grade Parafine Base Oil
will leaye a light him on your
cylinder walls but not so with
x a cheap low grade motor oil.
Thai We ahsolutetu stand bach of everu Gallon of
J - MONAMOBILE and that we will guarantee
iuYiluM&BILE is' a straight run W0o Parafine
Base Oil. '
Our oil is shipped direct from
the Eastern oil wells to Bend
OUR LOCAL DEALERS ARE
Bend Garage Deschutes Garage . A. W. Bontrager
Bend Hardware Co.
Monamobile Oil Distributors