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Newsletter: Vol. 6, No. 4; Fall 2003

$6.25

  • Lay or Bust, by Pat Michalak
  • H is for Hinkel, Reprinted from “Pennsylvania Folk Life 12:1:13; Fall 1962, by Russell S. Baver
  • Fancy Chickens, Reprinted from ‘Scholla’, The Reading Eagle, By Paul Lantz, Womelsdorf, PA Oct 1943
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Dedicated to Chicken Farming and Chicken Folklore

Lay or Bust, by Pat Michalak
A short overview about raising chickens on farms in the rural area during the early 1900’s.

H is for Hinkel, Reprinted from “Pennsylvania Folk Life 12:1:13; Fall 1962, by Russell S. Baver
Detailed article on the routines and challenges of raising chickens on family farms, information on nests, egg lore, breeding, moulting and dressing the chicken. 5page article.

Fancy Chickens, Reprinted from ‘Scholla’, The Reading Eagle, By Paul Lantz, Womelsdorf, PA Oct 1943
The lost art of raising fancy chickens, known as fanciers, in the early 1900’s, (pre WW1) for competitions and shows. 1 page article.