The Farm-poultry . nd dark-est necks and tails. These will give pullets of the ilesiredtyt>e. and to these add from two to four hens that may showi-onsiderable black in the back, provided their heads, necks,anil tails are especially dark: these will breed tlie best cock-erels. From Ibis single pen it is reasonable to expect a largeproportion of well marked chicks, and from these a selectionof pullets having the darkest beads, necks, and tails, withgood white bodies, should be made for the next years breed-ing. Hens showing any considerable amount of black in thebreast or throat are objectio

The Farm-poultry . nd dark-est necks and tails. These will give pullets of the ilesiredtyt>e. and to these add from two to four hens that may showi-onsiderable black in the back, provided their heads, necks,anil tails are especially dark: these will breed tlie best cock-erels. From Ibis single pen it is reasonable to expect a largeproportion of well marked chicks, and from these a selectionof pullets having the darkest beads, necks, and tails, withgood white bodies, should be made for the next years breed-ing. Hens showing any considerable amount of black in thebreast or throat are objectio Stock Photo
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The Farm-poultry . nd dark-est necks and tails. These will give pullets of the ilesiredtyt>e. and to these add from two to four hens that may showi-onsiderable black in the back, provided their heads, necks, anil tails are especially dark: these will breed tlie best cock-erels. From Ibis single pen it is reasonable to expect a largeproportion of well marked chicks, and from these a selectionof pullets having the darkest beads, necks, and tails, withgood white bodies, should be made for the next years breed-ing. Hens showing any considerable amount of black in thebreast or throat are objectionable, as are undersized hens, unless they have been bred late, and from good sized parents.Hens having white necks or necks nearly white, —and thewriter has seen many of them among birds of German type.— are of little value, as both pullets and cockerels from theseare prone to white in hackles. The writer admits that Lakenvelders are not yeteotnmonlvbred as true to ideal as the connoisseur would desire, but tbev.

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