. Burnham's new poultry book. Poultry. A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON DOMESTIC FOWLS. 113 at the bottom, where the sills rest on square pieces of plank, 15 inches wide and long, fastened to the tops of the projecting piles (of stone or wood) as shown in the drawing. From this narrower foundation, the bhi widens out at each side, to the eaves. It may be built of rough boarding, running up and down, and battened, roof and all. A slatted window, or blind, in front over the door, improves its appearance. No steps are necessary, unless it is preferred to have a flight hung upon hinges, to turn up, when no

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. Burnham's new poultry book. Poultry. A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON DOMESTIC FOWLS. 113 at the bottom, where the sills rest on square pieces of plank, 15 inches wide and long, fastened to the tops of the projecting piles (of stone or wood) as shown in the drawing. From this narrower foundation, the bhi widens out at each side, to the eaves. It may be built of rough boarding, running up and down, and battened, roof and all. A slatted window, or blind, in front over the door, improves its appearance. No steps are necessary, unless it is preferred to have a flight hung upon hinges, to turn up, when no
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. Burnham's new poultry book. Poultry. A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON DOMESTIC FOWLS. 113 at the bottom, where the sills rest on square pieces of plank, 15 inches wide and long, fastened to the tops of the projecting piles (of stone or wood) as shown in the drawing. From this narrower foundation, the bhi widens out at each side, to the eaves. It may be built of rough boarding, running up and down, and battened, roof and all. A slatted window, or blind, in front over the door, improves its appearance. No steps are necessary, unless it is preferred to have a flight hung upon hinges, to turn up, when not in use, outside the door. With this arrangement, the poultry-keeper may have a convenient depository for his grain, where rats cannot trouble him.. HEN AND CHICKENS' COOP. (Described on page 110.) The " Patent Folding Coop," or Pen, is a very con- venient and desirable invention, originated by G. E. Cleeton, of New Haven, Conn., intended for use in the Poultry Exhibition room, and which, for uniformity's sake, in our shows, we should say is just the thing for the purpose to which this seems admirably adapted. Fowls may be shown in this neat cage to good advau. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Burnham, George Pickering, 1814-1902. [from old catalog]. New York, Amerian news company;