N.Z. Egg-laying Competition.
United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph Biißnheim, June 17 In the seventh week of the New Zealand egg-laying competition 819 eggs were laid,. as against 735 in the previous week. This brings the average per pen up to, 8 l-sth eggs. The number of non-contributing pens has been reduced from eighteen to fifteen. The number of eggs laid to date is 3236. The total for last calendar month is 1405. The leading pen is H. Leger's White Leghorn?, from Levin, with 23 for the seventh week, and an aggregate of 168. P. Brooks's pen of White Leghorns, from South Australia, is second, with 27 and 159 respectively, and H. Creber's Silver Wyandottes, from Westport, third, with 13 and 122.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
N.Z. Egg-laying Competition. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6599, 19 June 1905
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