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Blenheim Egg-Laying Competition.


United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph. Blenheim:, June 11 The sixth week of the New Zealand egglaying competition brings the grand total of eggs laid up to 2417. The number of eggs laid during the week was 725, as against 601 during the previous week, thus bringing the avorage to roughly 1 2-sths of an egg per head. The number of noncontribufcing pens is now reduced to eighteen. The White Leghorns of Mr Henry Loger, of Levin, are still leading, with 31 for, last week, and a grand total of 145. The White Leghorns of Mr F. B. Brooks, of South Australia, crept up to second place, with 27 for the week, and a grand total of 132. The third pen is Mr Creber's Silver Wyandottes, from Westporfc, with 15 and 100 respectively! The progress being made is regarded as very satisfactory, considering the cold weather and the exceptionally late moult.

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Blenheim Egg-Laying Competition., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905

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Blenheim Egg-Laying Competition. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905

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