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Keep the laying hen

Food is needed to win the war

Don't sell the laying hen

all spring she will be turning

insects, weeds, garbage, and waste into eggs for the Nation

Make 60c. per hen

Those 30 eggs at 24 cents a dozen mean an income of 60 cents per hen— practically all profit, as hens on the farm at this season receive little if any special feed.

2c. a lb. or 2c. an egg?

What if poultry sometimes brings 2 cents more a pound in winter than after the laying season— you would lose only 8 cents on a 4-pound hen, but make 60 cts. on her eggs— gain 52 cts.

IT'S BOTH PATRIOTIC AND PROFITABLE TO KEEP THE LAYING HEN

U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Cooperating with State Agricultural Colleges